Women’s Wealth: The Middle Way®
Sara Schaer on Kango: An App for Working Moms, Created by One

Sara Schaer on Kango: An App for Working Moms, Created by One

August 22, 2018

Any mother knows the chaos that is transporting your kids from school to soccer practice to their friends’ houses and all the other places they go, especially as a working parent. That’s exactly how Sara’s life was before she decided to take matters into her own hands as an entrepreneur and create Kango--essentially Uber for kids with thorough background checks and live GPS tracking. From dealing with gender-specific questions from investors, such as “How will you run this company as a working mom?” to dressing up in a pink kangaroo as a marketing stint, Sara’s unique journey is one that all women can learn from.

Join us every other week on “Women's Wealth: The Middle Way,” a radio show aimed at helping women navigate questions about work, money, and family. You can find us on http://www.womensradio.com/author/lhurd, and https://womenswealth.podbean.com, on the SoundCloud Apps for iPhone and Android, https://soundcloud.com/womenswealthmiddleway and Spotify. See you in two weeks!

A Balancing Act: Starting a Business with your Best Friend

A Balancing Act: Starting a Business with your Best Friend

August 8, 2018

Typical business advice often warns people not to start a business with their best friend if they want the company -- or the friendship -- to last. When a Harvard Business School professor studied over 10,000 startups, he found that the least stable teams were friends, with a founder turnover rate of 28.6%, higher than teams of virtual strangers. But Meghan Patke and Lisa Strangis have proven that with a shared passion and respect for each other, you can balance the friend and business partner relationship. Tune in as Susan sits down with Meghan and Lisa to discuss how they collaborated and compromised to make the business and relationship work.

Join us every other week on “Women's Wealth: The Middle Way,” a radio show aimed at helping women navigate questions about work, money, and family. You can find us on http://www.womensradio.com/author/lhurd, and https://womenswealth.podbean.com, on the SoundCloud Apps for iPhone and Android, https://soundcloud.com/womenswealthmiddleway and Spotify. See you in two weeks!