Dylan Kendall - candidate for Los Angeles City Council District in 2022 and a Founder of a for-profit and non-profit in this episode shares her experience of being a founder in Los Angeles. She explains how did it happen that fundraising for a non-profit turned out to be easier than for a for-profit company and how she got into politics.
Learn more about Dylan as a candidate here: https://dylankendall2022.com/
Relevan episode where Claudine Emeott explains how impact funds work: https://www.fundraisingradio.com/Claudine-Emeott/
Some of the questions covered in this episode:
- you said that fundraising for your non-profit turned out to be easier than for a for-profit, how did that happen?
- can you briefly tell us about your experience while raising for your for-profit? If you could go back in time and change that raise, what would you do?
- you are the candidate for Los Angeles City Council District in 2022, how did you get into politics?
- what do you think is the major strength of LA as a tech hub? Are there any particular government programs in LA specifically that can help startup founders at the early stages?
- you've mentioned that one of your frustration with city of LA is that it's government is very slow and falling behind the development curve, how do you plan to fix this?
- do you think there are any particular cities that have done a better job at this? (not necessarily in the US)