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Operating Through the Lens of the Entrepreneur with Andre Whittington and Keneshia Raymond

Andre Whittington from Growth Partners Arizona and Keneshia Raymond from Startup Tucson discuss what it takes to help entrepreneurs access and deploy capital effectively. There are so many amazing organizations that exist to support entrepreneurs throughout the state and the country and Andre and Keneshia talk about the work that has been done and the work that we still need to do to help communities all over Arizona get access to micro-lending and alternative funding for entrepreneurs.

Founded by Startup Tucson in 2015 and hosted every November in Downtown Tucson, TENWEST Impact Festival is a celebration of the growing innovation, creative and entrepreneurial ecosystems in Southern Arizona. Unique in its cross-industry approach, TENWEST showcases the connectivity between technology, entrepreneurship, creativity, culture and impact, uniting attendees to gain the knowledge and inspiration they need to innovate within their own careers and communities. The weeklong event welcomes thousands of diverse attendees to participate in a multi-day conference, Street Fest, nightly xEvents and numerous partner events and experiences.


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