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Access to information is the most powerful tool for decision making. The Impact Seat’s leaders are committed to exposing the reality of entrepreneurship and investment today so that we can join with others to create the innovation of tomorrow. Here, we share the knowledge and ideas that can expand opportunities for new founders and investors to achieve stronger success.

“We're building a new investment paradigm and community for historically excluded founders and visionary investors.”

Barbara Clarke, Founder & President

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  • Women's Venture Summit 2021 Promo Flyer

    Women's Venture Summit 2021

    We're honored to be sponsoring this year's #WVS2021 hosted by Stella Labs! Join us and hundreds of female founders & investors for the 8th annual Women’s Venture Summit on Sept 17-18! This year’s event will be our biggest one yet, featuring amazing keynotes, a pitch competition & more.

    Register Here for Women's Venture Summit 2021
  • Ascent-Annual-Speaker-Cards-LinkedIn-Cheryl-Contee

    2021 Ascent Conference: "DEI - Beyond the Buzzword"

    Respecting, understanding and investing in the employee experience not only provides a healthy, productive environment – it’s directly correlated to economic growth and profitability.

    Join Chief Innovation Officer Cheryl Contee for the 2021 Ascent Conference, where she'll talk about DEI and human capital.

    Register Here for 2021 Ascent Conference: "DEI - Beyond the Buzzword"
  • Project W Event

    Project W Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp

    Project W's Women Entrepreneurs Boot Camp (WEB) is back with Cohort VII of their signature accelerator aimed at closing the gender gap in funding for female founders. Join The Impact Seat's President & Founder, Barbara Clarke, where she'll talk about building a dynamic and diverse board to help lead you to success.

    Learn More about Project W Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp