The process of raising capital is straightforward, but not easy. Successfully raising capital requires a high degree of focus and a significant commitment of time from company founders and key management.
“Venture Deals” from Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson will walk you through how to evaluate different funding resources.
The preparation for the perfect investor pitch begins long before you are invited to present.
As an angel investor and fund manager, over the last 25 years, I’ve been in the audience of more business plan presentations that I can possibly count. The other day,… Read more
Building a product and building a business are not the same thing. That’s a lesson every successful entrepreneur must learn and embrace. It is easy and common for Pre-concept and… Read more
These 5 tips will help you move from Pre-Concept to Seed stage without raising bundles of investment capital. You’ll not only avoid giving up equity before you must; you could be in a better position to negotiate.
We had a big announcement last week. PitchBook announced that Rev1 Ventures ranked #1 on the list of top VC investors in the Great Lakes region* since 2012. It’s likely… Read more
Ohio TechAngel Funds (OTAF) sees dozens of business plan presentations every year. When a business plan gets our interest, we invite the entrepreneur to come in and present to OTAF’s… Read more
Here are ten statements that are sure to tank any investor pitch.
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