Hattie Elliot on the Learning Curve of Working With Investors

In Chapter 7 of 15 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Hattie Elliot answers "What Experiences in the Past Year Have Most Influenced the Direction of Your Company?" After years running a self-financed business, Elliot raises outside capital and faces a new challenge: learning to work with an investor. She adapts to now having a boss figure and the accountability as a steward of the investment that comes with it.

Hattie Grace Elliot is the founder and CEO of The Grace List, a social networking company that creates destination events and experiences to forge lasting personal and professional connections across its young professional members. Elliot graduated from the University of Cape Town in South Africa, where she studied economics, philosophy, and politics.