Revitalized Rebuild with Clarence Wooten - Interview with Disruption Now's Rob Richardson
Clarence Wooten is a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur with a track record of success spanning back to 1999 when his debut Internet startup, ImageCafe.com, was acquired for $23 million by Network Solutions (Nasdaq: NSOL) just 7-months after it launched. Wooten has now started Revitalize Ventures Studio whose mission is to change the complexion of tech by building breakout software startups with black founders and diverse teams. Learn more https://revitalizeventures.com/the-story
In this episode you will learn:
1. What Clarence advises to his younger self. 00:01:45
2. How you deal with different approaches: entrepreneur and not an investor for overall business. 00:03:10
3. The most important essential skill set for a founder to become scalable. 00:07:40
4. How self-awareness is so important in understanding a business. 00:09:53
5. Clarence's mission and success look like for Revitalize Studio five years from now. 00:11:25
6. How you balance being a black person and figuring out a way to move your company forward, knowing the systemic challenges. 00:14:01
7. What opportunities at this moment at this time and now, how should people of color, black and brown folks, in the tech world should they take at this moment, that’s maybe different from prior moments. 00:15:52
Rob Richardson is the founder of Disruption Now Media, a platform that connects black and brown entrepreneurs, artists, and leaders through interactive events, educational content, podcasts, virtual and in-person summits.
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