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Entries Tagged as 'Current Financing Trends'

Compassionate Capitalist Radio: Art of Raising Capital

December 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Karen Rands shares with entrepreneurs the Art of Raising Capital. Raising capital for a business is not a skill we are born with. We need to develop those skills to raise seed capital, and yes venture capital. Tune in to learn the key elements necessary to effectively raise capital. This episode is a taste of […]

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · Just Ask Karen! · Podcasts

Mr. Prez – Stimulate Economy with the Greater than $250K Income Crowd

October 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Proposal to President Barak Obama: Stimulate the economy by providing a tax offset incentive for accredited investors for every $25,000 they invest in a start up or early stage company, their taxes in that year are offset by that reduction in income, not when it is a loss, but now. This will create Jobs and bring Innovation to the marketplace with such a force our economic recovery is guaranteed.

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz · In The News

Angel Investors are making early stage capital investments

September 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments

News is out, NBAI is in the top 50 angel groups in the US and is actively investing. 5 companies received investment this year through their pitch investor events. Many more have received capital from LAUNCHfn’s early stage venture capital services.

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · In The News

10 Tools for Entrepreneurs BootStrapping their way to Success

May 29th, 2009 · 10 Comments

Bootstrapping is critical to the success of a startup and early stage companies. Here are 10 tools that can help a company survive a tight economic time until they can raise their early stage capital and find angel investors to invest.

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · In The News

Where to find Early Stage Capital for your business

May 27th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Karen Rands’ Compassionate Capitalism radio show for entrepreneurs and investors returns to interview a special guest: Tony Erwin of Skyrocket Financial. Tony is an active member of the angel investor community in Atlanta having found fortune from his role in technology IPO and garnered success from sophisticated stock market investments. Now he helps growing companies […]

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Is it a good time to Start a Business in a Recession?

April 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

A Recession can be a great time to launch and grow a business. This blog post explores 5 reasons why and companies that are examples of success from down markets. Business Capital is available from investors and grants. Includes podcast show on the topic.

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner · Just Ask Karen!

How to Pitch Investors at Venture Capital Events

March 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments

How to pitch angel investors and venture capital firms at private equity conferences and stand out in a sea of entrepreneurs.

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner

SPEC Talk Radio – Preparing Your Business to Sell or Attract Private Equity

January 25th, 2009 · No Comments

SPEC Talk Radio with host Karen Rands talked with experts about preparing your business to sell for Millions or attract Millions from a private equity fund in this economic market. Special Guests were Ed Fisher of SouthPointe Ventures www.southpointeventures.com (a private equity fund), Roy Strauss of Strauss Consulting www.scg4u.com (a M&A advisory and prep firm),  and […]

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner · Podcasts