Features: The Week's Agent of Impact Samara Hernandez, Chingona Ventures.
“I'm trying to change the way CEOs experience fundraising,” says Hernandez. “I need to win their deals, too. It's just respect.”
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Delhi-based TechnifyBiz works with India’s farming cooperatives to boost the value of their products with basic sorting and processing, then connects farmers to buyers via an online marketplace.
"Oil companies are not moving quickly. They are fighting the move. They have behaved outrageously badly."
Chingona (slang for “badass woman”) will invest between $100,000 to $250,000 in up to 30 early-stage businesses over three years.
Funding will enable the Albuquerque-based company to open its first interactive dining, gaming and entertainment center on Feb. 1 in a designated Opportunity Zone.