In Episode 18 of the Come Correct Podcast, host Obi Chukwumah sits down with fellow former Banker and current CEO of BizFund Academy and Ms. Cooper Home Loans, Alisha Cooper-Wells. The like-minded duo discuss, alternative funding vs bank funding, the value of having a coach, the importance of creating a business entity, and how creating an identity for your business can allow you to scale your business.
When people talk about mastering the art of having multiple streams of income, Alisha Cooper-Wells has not only achieved this level of success but has dedicated her life to empowering others to do the same. Alisha designed Biz Fund Academy as a platform to equip attendees with every tool and strategy to achieve their revenue goals swiftly.
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Amongst other things, Space&Equity aims to increase networking and build equity in the space of Black-owned real estate and commercial real estate, increase knowledge and gain power with expertise in real estate brokerage and ultimately produce a Black Community that’s well-versed and armed with the tools needed to succeed in commercial banking, real estate, financing, and lending and business ownership.
0:00 - Introduction
3:20 - “The Play” BizFund Academy training program
6:00 - Understanding the difference between traditional banks and equity partners
8:20 - What No Documentation means in lending terms
9:00 - Why Brokers are valuable to business owners and banks
10:40 - Organize your business entity
12:28 - Don’t represent yourself as your business
13:26 - Steps to create a business entity
15:27 - The value of getting help from professionals
16:44 - Despair in Balck Community when it comes to pursuing finance from banks
19:37 - Alisha’s motivating story
22:00 - Power in understanding what is available to you
23:05 - You don’t have to bootstrap your life
24:20 - Alisha’s KEY (Knowledge Empowers You)
25:30 - Transition from Corporate to Entrepreneur
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