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Tracy Chadwell of 1843 Capital – Empires of the Mind

July 13, 2020

Tracy Chadwell, Founding Partner of 1843 Capital (an early stage venture capital firm investing in technology companies with diverse founding teams) knows something about money. She was named one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s “100 Powerful Women” and Forbes “8 Women VC’s to know.” She also knows something about the definition of success, and why being flexible with that definition may make all the difference when asking for an investment. Tracy joins Socialfly Co-founder Stephanie Cartin for a conversation about building her company and her journey to success, including having the risk gene and wanting to be part of something exciting; her rules for the skill set of the 3 Knows for a yes why you do not want to be the smartest person in the room; an excellent piece of advice for dealing with requests for advice and mentorship if you have a hectic schedule; and, why Winston Churchill is one of her greatest mentors. Plus, a surprise!