Joresa Blount is the founder of GoFlyy, a same-day delivery and reverse logistics startup for fashion, beauty and wellness retailers. The self-made businesswoman credits her work ethic and persistence as the reason for her success.
Not only is she supporting retailers disrupting how consumers receive goods, Joresa is also known as an author and host.
Blount released her first book, #IChoseMe: Coming Back From Heartbreak and other Bad Relationships, in December 2016. The book is her call to action for women to stop compromising their purpose with toxic relationships including those in the workplace. Joresa created a digital talk show, The Comeback Series, to help spread her message of taking your greatest setback to propel you forward to greatness.
She’s been seen in Forbes discussing the most exciting technology companies and innovations. Joresa has been heard on many podcasts discussing entrepreneurship, finding purpose and healing your heart. Named Woman to Watch by Ambition Magazine and becoming the cover girl for the inaugural issue for Faith Heart Magazine, Joresa is just getting started.
You can always find her uplifting and encouraging, getting the next generation of women to stand up and speak up.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
How to Scale Tech Marketing with Purpose: Elevating Minority Founders' Platforms, and Reaching Underserved Communities through Thoughtful Communications
Many startups lack access to the brand, marketing and communications skills that help ensure their product reaches the right people who need them. This is especially true for founders of underserved communities. The Hotwire Ignite Possibility Program (HIPP), launched in 2020, has committed to providing $1M in pro bono brand, marketing, and public relations services to qualifying tech and tech-enabled organizations that are minority-led or providing a product or service benefitting minority communities. In this panel you’ll hear from some of the founders in the first cohort of HIPP on how they are tackling their business challenges and meeting their goals through brand, marketing and public relations in order to bring technology innovation at scale and succeed in today’s competitive tech sector.