All entrepreneurs face challenges. Cheryl Contee, entrepreneur, author, and Founder and Chair of Do Big Things is even more impressive as a co-founder of social marketing software Attentive.ly at Blackbaud. Attentive.ly was the first tech startup with a black female founder on board in history to be acquired by a NASDAQ-traded company. Her passion is to pay it forward and has written a book “Mechanical Bull: How You Can Achieve Startup Success,” to help entrepreneurs navigate the process.
In the full interview Cheryl discuss her book, startup funding issues, marketing challenges, and best practices, as well as her passion as an advisor and investor in women-of-color led innovative startups.