VANCOUVER, BC — Aug. 23, 2022 — Thinkific Labs Inc. (“Thinkific” or the “Company”) (TSX: THNC), the platform shaking up the knowledge economy by empowering creators to create, market and sell their online learning products, shared results from Think in Color 2022. The virtual summit on July 27th featured a roster of 100% women of color, who delivered practical, expert insights that address the real challenges faced by women of color entrepreneurs when launching and building online learning businesses.
“We are thrilled with the success of Think in Color,” said Greg Smith, Co-Founder and CEO of Thinkific. “With registrations up over 20% from last year, we continue to see growing interest and engagement from knowledge commerce creators in the unique learnings and expert insights showcased at Think in Color. We are honored to play our part in creating a more inclusive and representative space for women of color entrepreneurs in the creator economy. Think in Color is one of the ways we live our core values, by providing practical resources and tools, and by building community to support women of color on their entrepreneurial journey.”
Over the course of the event, attendees:
- Learned from Lisa Nichols, Founder and CEO of Motivating the Masses, Inc. about creating an abundance mindset and why shifting mindset is fundamental to business success;
- Were inspired by three creators of color, Ellie Diop, Kiaundra Jackson and Malle Naehu, who shared the stories of their business journeys and how they overcame the unique challenges facing women of color entrepreneurs, including financing, handling requests for free work and racial privilege in entrepreneurship;
- Watched Grammy-award winning singer, Chrisette Michele, launch and perform her new single, Home, and share her experiences and learnings on facing rejection while pursuing your purpose; and
- Connected with each other through the online Think in Color community group, which has over 5,000 members.
To further support women entrepreneurs, Thinkific is contributing $1 per registration to funding entrepreneurs through IFundWomen, which is the go-to funding marketplace for women-owned businesses and the people who want to support them with access to capital, coaching and connections.
Thinkific (TSX: THNC) makes it simple for entrepreneurs and established businesses of any size to scale and generate revenue by teaching what they know. Our platform gives businesses everything they need to build, market, and sell online courses and other learning products, and to run their business seamlessly under their own brand, on their own site. Thinkific’s 50,000 active creators earn hundreds of millions of dollars in direct course sales while teaching tens of millions of students. Thinkific is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada and has a distributed team.