Women Who Exit Interview

Felena Hanson “virtually” sat down with Kim Folsom, to discuss her journey in launching six companies and selling three.

Kim Folsom is a high-tech serial entrepreneur who has been founding and growing innovative companies for more than 25 years. She has raised more than $30M in venture capital, created over 500 premium wage jobs, and has founded or served as a key executive for multiple successful ventures. Kim is dedicated to leveraging the power of market forces and sound business practices to address disparities in revenue and job growth among businesses led by underrepresented founders. After founding six tech companies and exiting three of them, Kim went on to co-found and become the CEO of Founders First Capital Partners, LLC. A $100M fund and the largest private capital provider of growth funding in the country for service-based businesses; and the only minority and women-led revenue-based venture platform. FFCP is focused on partnering with employer-based, revenue generating small businesses ($250K to $5M) to provide them with non-dilutive funding and expertise to achieve exponential growth.