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Serena Williams Features in Hello Alice Funding & Mentoring Progam ‘Business for All’

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Hello Alice, a technology platform for business owners, has announced its latest funding and mentoring program called Business for All, which will feature amongst others tennis legend Serena Williams, who is also an investor in Hello Alice, and actor-turned-entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow, according to Inc.com.

Others mentors who are part of the program include fashion entrepreneur Rebecca Minkoff, actress Kristen Bell, Lisa Price, Phyllis Newhouse and Jean Case.

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The Business for All programme is open to anyone, but it has “a special focus” on women, people of color, LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs with disabilities, and those affiliated with the military and entrepreneurs can apply themselves, or be nominated by others.

The programme will provide $200,000 in grants, starting from $10,000 to $50,000 and mentorship opportunities will be available to up to 100,000 entrepreneurs. Business for All is the work of Hello Alice cofounders Carolyn Rodz and Elizabeth Gore.

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Since it was started in 2016, Hello Alice has more than 100,000 users, Speaking to Forbes, Rodz says, “There are over 40 million small businesses in America with 550,000 new small businesses starting every month. The new majority is the fastest growing segment of small business owners.

They’re exponentially increasing in numbers. We map out resources [on Hello Alice] from across the ecosystem, opportunities for funding, mentorship, network educational opportunities,” Rodz says. “When an entrepreneur comes through, a series of step-by-step guides shows them the resources relevant to them, based on who they are and the type of company they’re growing”.

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See a first look at Serena Williams in the Runway Project Final!
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Catwalk Project He’s recruiting some talents from list A for his grand finale!

ME! News has an exclusive look at the second part of next week Catwalk Project end of season 18, which welcomes the famous guest judge Serena Williams to the elegant panel (the first part is transmitted tonight at 9 p.m.).

Preview gives fans a first look at the host Karlie kloss presenting, “the best tennis player of all time, creator of her own S line of Serena and the revolutionary Serena Williams,quot;, before the final four designers Victoria Cocieru, Sergio Guadarrama, Geoffrey Mac Y Nancy Volpe-Beringer Show your collections on the catwalk.

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“Our designers have been waiting for their entire career this day,” adds Karlie. “We appreciate everyone joining us today to help celebrate their dedication and beautiful work.”

Williams, of course, will join the judges Brandon Maxwell, Nina Garcia Y Elaine Welteroth and mentor Christian Siriano For the exciting ending.

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Other celebrities who have appeared as guest judges last season include Rachel Brosnahan, Cyndi Lauper, Leslie jones, Lindsay Vonn, Kiernan Shipka Y Laverne Cox.

Don’t miss the Catwalk Project Two-part final tonight and Thursday, March 12 at 9 p.m.

(E! And Bravo are part of the NBCUniversal family)

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