Your First Million: Why You Don't Have to Be Born Into a Legacy of Wealth to Leave One Behind

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Little, Brown Spark
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6.0 X 9.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author
Arlan Hamilton is a serial entrepreneur, trailblazing investor, and prolific speaker. She founded Backstage Capital in 2015 to invest in founders who are people of color, women and/or LGBTQ. Since its founding, Backstage has raised nearly $30 million and invested in 200 startups led by underestimated founders. Arlan is also the founder of, a startup that connects outstanding employee talent with inclusive companies. Together with her mother, Mrs. Earline Butler-Sims, she has established scholarship programs for Black students at Oxford University, HBCU Dillard University, and Harvard Law.
"Arlan provides actionable advice on every page of Your First Million. Reading this book made me feel like we can all be millionaires."--Minda Harts, author of The Memo
"Arlan Hamilton shows us that changing our circumstances, building wealth, and empowering our communities is possible through entrepreneurship--and reveals exactly how to achieve this, no matter who you are and what your life currently looks like. Inspiring and remarkably practical."--Annie Grace, author of This Naked Mind
"Arlan Hamilton masterfully lays out the new blueprint for changing lives--both our own and others'. An empowering read for all current and future entrepreneurs."--Lamar Tyler, CEO of Tyler New Media and founder of Traffic Sales & Profit
"Entrepreneur Arlan Hamilton is characterized as a bold and relentless disruptor."--Jeffrey McKinney, Black Enterprise
"A great read for those who want to build a legacy business for the future prosperity of their families."--Melanie Hawken, founder & ceo, Lionesses of Africa