Prospering from Rejection: A Founder’s Journey from No to Millions Raised

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How do you cope with rejection? Does it hurt? How do you move on?

Meet Nathalie Walton, the Co-Founder and CEO of Expectful. In Nathalie’s 10+ year career in Silicon Valley (Google, Airbnb, and eBay), she has faced countless rejections. Becoming a founder led to rejection on an even greater scale. Despite this, she is included in the <1% of Black females that have raised over $1M in venture capital and the 1.7% of female founders who have scaled their business over $1M ARR.

Listen to Nathalie share how she used rejection to fuel her career in Silicon Valley and as an entrepreneur, and learn how you too can leverage rejection for your success.