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Women Who Build Empires

Sep 6, 2022

Chelsey Roney brings her business-building and strategy experience to Proxi, where she serves as COO and leads a team of 5, growing the business through sales and marketing. After graduating from Texas A&M, Chelsey joined Boeing where she worked in financial planning and analysis, and Microsoft where she worked in a demand center that focused on B2B omnichannel marketing. She grew and sold two businesses: a SaaS business in the University space, and a local services business. Chelsey is also an active member of her community, a dedicated parent, and a passionate supporter of women and business.


[00:01 – 07:58] Opening Segment

  • Chelsey talks about their magical technology business
  • Creating maps the easiest way possible
  • Chelsey discusses how Proxi Maps works


[07:59 – 18:24] Mapping Communities

  • Get in the scoop! The Story of Co-Founding Proxi Maps
  • Sharing community knowledge
  • Work with Play with Maps
  • Challenging hours in the game experienced by Chelsey
  • Chelsey compares her difficulties with her two businesses


[18:25 – 26:03] How to Get Funding as a Woman Entrepreneur

  • Receiving mentoring from ventures
  • Chelsey tries to always have a growth mindset
  • Levelling the playing field with everyone in the business
  • Pieces of Advice for Blooming Women-preneurs


[26:04 – 33:54] Claiming Your Business

  • Women Playing Down their Value in Business
  • The Power of Manifesting Goals
  • Start with the Small Things
  • Helping the younger generation say “I can.”


[33:55 – 41:46] Closing Segment

  • The Future of Mapping
  • Adding points and recommendations in maps
  • Go play with the map!


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Tweetable Quotes


“Having a growth mindset makes things less stressful because it’s just learning.  That’s all I need to concentrate on.” – Chelsey Roney


“As women, we can help each other tear down some barriers by taking one another seriously.” – Chelsey Roney


“Helping people make connections without them asking you is one way to be advocates for each other.” – Chelsey Roney