Millennial Queenmaker Taps into the Ambition and Smarts of Female Entrepreneurs
Peter J. Burns III has started or helps start almost 200 small businesses over the last four decades. But none of them may have the lasting impact of Millennial Queenmaker (MQ).
With its launch earlier this summer, the startup, which is accessible here – millennialqueenmaker.com, has attracted thousands of applications from would-be female entrepreneurs and already launched a half-dozen businesses on their behalf.
MQ’s value proposition is simple – provide mentoring/guidance, placement (if needed), and funding. To derive those benefits, applicants answer a few simple questions. They quickly find out if they are a step closer to the dream of owning a business and building personal wealth.
“The Millennial Queenmaker concept breaks the code to financial security and independence for young women who are qualified to enter into my program,” Burns said.
He also has the means, through partnerships, to qualify select applicants by repairing their personal credit (when needed) and enhancing their credit profiles to the point that they are eligible for a portion of $1.5 billion in unsecured credit he has assembled.
An Easy-to-Navigate Website
On millennialqueenmaker.com, applicants can look for the “Join” section near the bottom of the page. It takes just a few minutes to fill out the questionnaire, which asks for:
1. Basic contact information.
2. Your status on whether you have a business idea, an existing business, or if you need your assistance with a new business.
3. Any information about your current business idea.
4. Your status on whether you already have the finances to invest in your business.
5. An estimate of your FICO score.
6. Finally, your best cell phone contact number.
Mentoring, Placement & Funding
The website explains all the benefits of getting mentoring, placement, and funding from Burns and Millennial Queenmaker. Burns has extensive experience with mentoring. He taught entrepreneurship as an adjunct faculty member at the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University.
He also helped launch the nation’s first College of Entrepreneurship at Grand Canyon University. In addition to his own knowledge and experience, Burns has built a network of young female entrepreneurs who Millennial Queenmaker prospects can work with and emulate.
When it comes time to place a candidate in a start-up project, Burns turns to his innate skill to help young people reach their potential.
“If someone is hardworking and passionate about a business, we’ll find the way to help them take it over and make it their own,” he said.
For many young women, the biggest stumbling block can be funding—especially when you have no history of profitability. Burns has the financial resources and lending partners that can help candidates secure funding and move forward with their dream of starting up and owning their own company.
Case in Point
Millennial Queenmaker recently launched the singing career of Valerie Grace Vadas.
Vadas, a girl from a small town in Alabama who’s been singing ever since she could talk, fit the mold perfectly, according to Burns.
“She’s the ideal candidate for what we are looking for – smart, talented, and ambitious,” said Burns, who has started or helped start almost 200 businesses in four decades as an entrepreneur and mentor. “I predict big things for Ms. Vadas. The hard part, raising the funds to kickstart her career, is over.”
For her part, Vadas recognizes there is hard work ahead. But she feels she has the right partner.
“Getting a business off the ground is a lot of hard work, and it’s all about making connections,” said Vadas. “Peter and his team of mentors have tons of connections, and of course access to the necessary funds to make sure the business will be successful.”
More to Come
Millennial Queenmaker President Megan Moen suggested that there are many more new businesses that Millennial Queenmaker is about to launch.
“There’s no better time to start a new business,” Moen said. “The funds are there. And there are many, many talented female millennials who are ready to embrace the opportunity.”