Donna Harris is co-founder of 1776, a major initiative which convenes and accelerates startups from around the world by connecting them to the political, intellectual, social and financial capital that make Washington, DC unique. Donna is also a Founding Member of the K Street Capital angel network and is an active angel investor. She is a Board Member of the Global Entrepreneurship Network, a Board Member of the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Georgetown University and an alumna of Springboard Enterprises.
On this episode you'll learn:
-What did Donna see while traveling to startup ecosystems around the world?
-What advantages do early stage entrepreneurs in emerging markets have over entrepreneurs in the US?
-What was the vision for 1776 when Donna and Evan first started?