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Wonder Women Entrepreneurs! This is the place to join conversations with thought leaders who amaze, astonish and inspire you. Listen each week as entrepreneur and host Kalika Yap explores the challenges, wisdom and breakthroughs of extraordinary people. (An Entrepreneurs’ Organization production) Featured guests include: Lisa Sugar, cofounder of POPSUGAR Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics Devin Alexander, celebrity chef and nutrition expert who appears on "The Biggest Loser" Learn more about Entrepreneurs’ Organization, the leading peer-to-peer network exclusively for entrepreneurs. Have a story to tell? Contact us to be a potential guest on the show at podcast@eonetwork.org. read less
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Caring for the family means caring for the future | Jessica Chang
13-03-2023
Caring for the family means caring for the future | Jessica Chang
Jessica Chang is the co-founder and CEO of WeeCare, the largest network of small childcare providers in the United States that’s dedicated to bringing affordable childcare to all families. In her early career, Jessica saw that many working families had inadequate access to childcare. Jessica herself experienced it firsthand when she couldn’t return to work due to a lack of access. This spurred her to take a closer look at the childcare industry. Ultimately, she came to the realization that the supply of adequate childcare services simply did not meet the overwhelming demand. WeeCare is her solution to this ongoing issue–it allows parents to find care and manage that care experience. Parents can receive photos, set up payments, and overall receive a better childcare experience than what normally would be available. WeeCare has been featured in Inc’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in 2022. Listen in as Jessica shares her story. Timestamped show notes 01:52 - Jessica’s Journey 04:21 - Struggling to find available childcare 06:35 - Starting WeeCare 09:43 - The Process 13:01 - Raising capital 19:06 - Trust plays an integral part in this business 20:33 - Celebrating losses as learning opportunities 24:38 - Finding a team 27:57 - Growing sales 34:14 - Investor backing 36:30 - Communication skills 37:27 - Advice for aspiring entrepreneurs 38:38 - Looking forward 43:32 - What does her typical day look like Links WeeCare: https://weecare.co/