When you’re creating your investor avatar, you first need to understand that there are basically two types of investors – 1) Financial Investors & 2) Strategic Investors. And you’ll need to respond to each differently. Financial Investor: A Financial Investor is always looking for a return on their capital, not just a return of capital. […]
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Here are 16 reasons why investors say ‘no’ or don’t say anything 99% of the time and what you can do as an entrepreneur when they do… Only 1% get funded. Imagine, out of 100, only one gets funded. Let’s face it. You’ll hear a lot of “NOs” before you get a YES. So what […]
Recently, I got some feedback while taking a private session for a fast growing company. So I put together this short, 8 minute video to share how this magic metric can really get your target investors attention. Go ahead, watch it and play it right. Hope you find this video insightful. I’d love to hear […]
There’s a time and tide for everything, just as there are seasons. If you understand cycles, you’ll get what I’m saying here. Very often, I find professional fund managers and founders make this same mistake when raising capital – they target investors at the wrong time. They don’t weigh in the seasonality of raising capital. […]
Business is all about relationships, and relationships are all about building trust. But you have to start somewhere, which is where the art of networking comes in. If you meet the right investor, you get funded, or you can do business together. A simple handshake is all it takes. Unfortunately, building relationships and networks take […]