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#009 500 Global’s COO Courtney Powell on being an investor, a founder, and empathy

Our guest for this episode of Think Pod is Courtney Powell, COO of 500 Global, who shares her journey from young entrepreneur to leading a global investment fund. We discuss how she spots opportunity and talent in early stage start-ups, and the advice she gives to early stage entrepreneurs. Why you should always have the founder’s back, and why many investors still don’t understand the importance of this. And we ask: what can the investment sector do to be more inclusive and diverse?