In The Interview: Episode #09, Ciara Pressler interviews Stephen Green, economist, speaker, startup advisor and “recovering” venture capitalist.
Stephen and Ciara talk about…
- The numbers: why investing in local business and black- and brown-owned businesses benefits us all
- The importance of having a community that you feel you belong in
- How racism manifests in the startup world
- Recent local and global events
Stephen Green is a Pregame Coach and advocate for small businesses, buying local, and supporting founders of color. Green is the creator of Pitch Black, the pitch competition for black founders, has been an executive at Pensole, in management at WeWork, and works with city, state, and federal leaders to create equitable conditions for founders and small business owners in our communities.