Beyond the Pitch
Addressing the Capital Crunch
Gaining access to capital for growing companies is the major challenge facing successful entrepreneurs. Understanding how local communities, JobsOhio, venture capital, and angel investors invest in emerging companies is critical to addressing this capital crunch. Recognizing that these sources of capital are relevant for companies at their differing stages of development is also important. Finally, learning how to negotiate for these resources with these institutions is the last step to gaining the cash needed to launch products into the global marketplace.
David J. Robinson is the Principal and Founder of the Montrose Group, LLC. Mr. Robinson is a Central Ohio native who graduated from Bowling Green State University, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and with a management certificate from the Fisher College of Business.
Mr. Robinson has served as General Counsel to the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, senior staff for Columbus Mayor Greg Lashutka, Economic Development Director for Ameritech Ohio, member of the Ohio House of Representatives, and attorney for two major Central Ohio law firms.
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