41 minutes | Jul 7, 2021

Karla Gallardo of Viwala // providing revenue-based loans for women entrepreneurs in Mexico [CC078]

Interview Begins : 6:57Debrief: 37:08Karla Gallardo is the CEO of Viwala.Viwala provides loans for women entrepreneurs who have high-impact businesses as well as a network of mentors and entrepreneurs who aim to reduce the gender gap in Mexican businesses.We discuss: Idea for Viwala 8:52 Banking Culture in Mexico 11:23 Revenue Based Lending 13:23 Sustainable Business Ecosystem 15:38 Gender Lens Investing 18:14 Viwala's Growth 21:33 Women doing Business 26:05 Liquidity for Investors 33:56 Viwala was founded in 2019 and based in Mexico City, Mexico.Learn more about ViwalaFollow upside on TwitterAdvertise with an upside classified–This episode of upside is sponsored by SPMB. SPMB is one of the fastest-growing retained executive search firms in the country, closing hundreds of C-level searches every year.For over 40 years, SPMB has specialized in recruiting upper management and board members to VC-funded startups everywhere from early-stage to growth stage.They can do the same for you. Visit upside.fm/spmb to learn more.–This episode of upside is sponsored by Ethos Wealth Management. Managing wealth with an eye toward the future demands vigilance and skill in today’s global economy. Over the years, Ethos Wealth Management has worked with clients and their other professional advisors – including attorneys and accountants – to create comprehensive wealth management plans designed to make the best use of their wealth today and help ensure its endurance for future generations.They can do the same for you. Visit upside.fm/ethos to learn more.–This episode is sponsored by SavvyCal. SavvyCal is the most intuitive and powerful scheduling tool on the market. In fact, we just started SavvyCal to book interviews with our guests! You can create personalized links in seconds and even allow recipients to overlay their calendar on top of yours. You really gotta see how this works, and you’ll wonder why it wasn’t always this easy.Sign up to create a free account at savvycal.com/upside and when you're ready to test out a paid plan, use the code UPSIDE to get your first month free.–
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