Sara Leoni – CEO Ziplines Education: What it Takes to Attract Series A Funding

“We want to make sure that people are not only learning, but they’re also retaining and applying that learning in their jobs, their careers, and in their lives.”

Sara Leoni

Sara Leoni is the CEO and founder of Ziplines Education and this week’s guest on the On Work and Revolution podcast. We get into what it really takes to make your vision come to life – from building a culture-forward high-growth team to pitching investors to raise capital and honing your confidence and unique voice along the way. Sara has just, very impressively, secured Series A funding and shares her learnings along the way.

Debbie & Sara dig into:

✓ how to build a high-growth team while keeping a culture of transparency
✓  this ONE thing you can do to take your pitch to the next level
✓ how to attune to the heartbeat of the organization and why it matters to your company culture…a lot

About our guest, Sara Lioni:

For the past 20 years, Sara has honed her expertise in management, marketing, operations, and building innovative online brands for major corporations, as well as startups. In 2017, she joined GreenFig, now Ziplines Education, a market-driven education company that provides career-driven professionals with the job-ready skills, technical training, and experience needed for today’s digital-first job market. She is an in demand speaker at industry-leading events and conferences, such as the UPCEA Annual Conference, the ASU+GSV Summit, which is an annual collaboration between Arizona State University and Global Silicon Valley, and Dreamforce, Salesforce’s annual international event.

Her philosophy is this: if a team is tenacious in their pursuit of understanding the customer — you can make a profound impact on their world. 

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