Under .2% of Black women entrepreneurs receive venture capital investments and Makisha Boothe from Sistahpreneurs aims to change that by helping Black entrepreneurs form a strong network, draw more attention from investors, and thrive in a cut-throat environment that typically excludes people of color. We knew that Makisha was the perfect person to team up with for the launch and grand opening of our boutique gym.
Learn more about our partnership by watching our PBS feature on Season 7, episode 4 of Street Level, “Startups: Mentorship & Integration.”
FIT & NU was nationally recognized by the Federal House Committee on Small Business as Colorado’s 2019 National Small Business Heroes, for exemplifying determination, hard work, and creativity that showcased the American entrepreneurial spirit.
Brittney Rae Reese’s testimony begins at about 2 hours and 23 minutes in.