Entrepreneurs often struggle raising seed capital because they subconsciously limit their expectation of who invests at the idea stage to rich friends and family. In this series of short videos, Karen Rands explains the types of investors and how to find them and engage them to invest in a company at seed stage, when the entrepreneurs […]
Entries Tagged as 'Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner'
August 11th, 2016 · No Comments
July 18th, 2016 · No Comments
When an entrepreneur gets frustrated that investors or other market influencers don’t understand their project or don’t see the potential for it in the market, they tend to blame the other party for not ‘getting’ it. I see this all the time and I call it the Value Proposition Black Hole. The entrepreneur may have […]
September 2nd, 2015 · No Comments
Angel investors, fund managers, investment groups, and early stage VCs are finding golden opportunities in these economic times. Entrepreneurial America has never been more vibrant, creative, productive or innovative than when the markets are down. The collapse of public stock values for even “Blue Chip” companies is driving investors to seek alternate ways to recover their […]
September 25th, 2014 · No Comments
Fundamentally, the “rules” for launching and growing a strong and profitable business impress upon the entrepreneur the need for a strategic plan. The business strategic plan starts with vision for the business, target for 5 year milestone, develops a road map to get there, and then identifies the resources – people, expertise, & capital – […]
April 21st, 2014 · No Comments
A couple of years ago, before there was crowd funding, and entrepreneurs scratched their heads on how they would find start up capital when they didn’t have rich friends or wealthy family, LAUNCHfn launched a 6-8 week one on one coaching program that would take entrepreneurs through the paces of creating valid go to market strategy, […]
April 5th, 2014 · 7 Comments
start up and early stage entrepreneurs get a simple and effective workable plan to learn and get what they need to be successful in the marketplace and raise angel investment and early stage venture capital. Learn how the 1-10-100 plan works. Includes videos and podcast.
February 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments
Understanding the value of your Intellectual Property… whether it something you use in a product today or something that you think might have value in another product or market – how do you figure that out? This post and the associated podcast is dedicated to maximizing the worth of your Intellectual Property – as it […]
December 2nd, 2013 · 5 Comments
Maximizing the Value of your company as a startup entrepreneur raising angel investor capital. Includes podcast interview with 3 entrepreneurs who have done it.