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WHY COCONUT WHISK CHOSE IFUNDWOMEN BY BELLA

When I decided that I wanted to do crowdfunding, my first thought was Kickstarter. Many of my peers have used them, so I thought well, I guess this is the route for us too.  However, months went by and I still hadn’t made much progress with the project. I think it was a lack of guidance and knowledge that held me back.  That was when I shared my frustration with a mentor. I felt so overwhelmed with this campaign and needed a good pep talk. Her response changed everything.  She told me about a new crowdfunding platform made for women, by women — iFundWomen — and I swear, I felt rainbows and unicorns swirl around me.  For the first time...

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WAYS YOUR INVESTMENT IS HELPING HOLDETTE GROW

Our mission has always been about providing women with clothing that can do more. By donating to our crowdfunding campaign, you’re helping us do more too. You’re making a statement about where and to whom funding dollars should go. We see this as an opportunity and we hope you do too.  Here are some of the ways your investment helps Holdette: Finishing the development of our first suit ensures everyone from those sourcing fabric to those sewing it together is paid fairly. We are developing our suit in Los Angeles with the help of a company called The Vertical Collective, a female-run product development agency. They connect us with great suppliers and your investment ensures we can complete development.  Enabling...

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WHO YOU CAN BUY A SUIT FOR

If you’re not in the market for a functional-yet-cute blazer or trousers, we made a list of people in your life that might benefit from one! A recent high school or college graduate. Fakin’ it till you make it is a little easier in a suit.  A womxn in your life that is re-entering the workforce or changing industries. Pass the pockets, please. A friend who finally snagged that promotion. She deserves a new suit to match. A friend starting a new job. They’ll have ever so slightly less to juggle with some functional pockets at the ready. A mentor who’s. given you enough advice to fill the suit’s eight pockets. They could use the storage! A suit can be...

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WHY WE ARE USING IFUNDWOMEN

If you’re here, it's probably because you believe in our mission to support working women from the moment they get dressed in the morning. You’ve helped build up this community and supported us as we’ve grown. And now, as we take the next major step, we are grateful for your partnership. Though women make up nearly half of the workforce, we’re given just 2% of venture capital funding. By investing in our crowdfunding campaign, you’re making a statement about where and to whom funding dollars should go. We see this as an opportunity, and we hope you do, too.  We had several options when it came to crowdfunding sites, but we were drawn to IFundWomen. Unlike other crowdfunding platforms, IFW...

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