To be a successful founder, you need a set of relationships to support you on your journey. Without a supportive community, founders find it almost impossible to overcome the challenges in every business. In this episode, serial entrepreneur, investor, professor and researcher Melissa Bradley co-hosts /Founders Focus with Scott. Melissa and her co-founders built Ureeka to be available for all, specifically with underserved entrepreneurs in mind. Ureeka is a single platform where Next Wave entrepreneurs have access to the people, programs and connections they need to grow.Melissa is also Managing Partner at 1863 Ventures, which accelerates New Majority entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth by bridging entrepreneurship and racial equity.