The pandemic has spurred disruption and acceleration around the world. Our guest Candice Cook Simmons, Founder of the Cook Law Group, is navigating these times by disrupting her industry, and investing more in female-led start-ups. She discusses why investing in women makes great financial sense, how her law firm works with clients in a more collaborative and affordable way and the biggest mistakes founders make in launching their businesses that can lead to legal challenges.
More about Candice: She is Founder and Managing Member of The Cook Law Group and a Co-founder of Wrd Ventures, She has been featured in The New York Times as one of the top women attorneys in New York and selected as a “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyer.” Through Wrd Ventures—an early stage venture fund developed with Venmo Co-founder Iqram Magdon-Ismail—she invests in underrepresented founders.
A native of Atlanta, Candice Cook Simmons lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.
You can learn more about Candice here.