In this episode, we're joined by Arati Sharma, Angel Investor and the Co-Founder of Ghlee. She delves into her professional path and offers insights into her investment philosophy and money mindset. From her early years in an immigrant family to her corporate tenure at Shopify and, ultimately, stepping into the role of a founder at Ghlee and becoming Canada's Angel Investor of the Year, Arati's story is captivating!

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Inside the investor's mind: Arati Sharma on money, fundraising and embracing vulnerability

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Arati Sharma is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and technology leader. She is the Founding Partner of Backbone Angels, an investor collective led by women executives from Shopify.

Arati is passionate about levelling the playing field for entrepreneurs and invests in companies and brands led by women and people of colour. She’s a badass investor with over 50 investments, including companies such as Willful, Kotn, Three Ships, and Sheertex, and more. She is also the Co-Founder of Ghlee, a modern-day beauty brand offering natural products rooted in South Asian tradition which she runs with her siblings. 

  • Arati's early childhood, interest in arts and design
  • Life during the Shopify IPO 
  • Overcoming generation money mindsets
  • Arati's investment philosophies
  • Tips on outreach to Angel Investors
  • Being authentic online 

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