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Is There Venture Capital and Angel Investor Money Out There?

March 4th, 2009 · 4 Comments

You can find capital in this economy if you do everything you can to be where the investors are. Includes recording from radio show where each of the 4 sources of angel investors is discussed in detail.

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Tags: Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner · In The News

10 Ways that Entrepreneurs Reveal they are Amateurs

February 14th, 2009 · 12 Comments

UPDATE:   2/14/08 I want to address the original title: Why 99% of Entrepreneurs Fail…more thoughts .  Don’t think the number is that high.  99% of entrepreneurs don’t fail.  99% of those that don’t learn how to shake their amateurism fail. I posted this as a question on linkedin via the Q&A section and received great responses.   […]

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Tags: Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz · In The News · Just Ask Karen!

SBA Doing the right things to help get capital flowing

January 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

A recent press release from the SBA highlighted some of the key initiatives that are under way to help small businesses who are struggling with existing SBA loans as well as get new capital flowing into the market for small businesses.   The full press release can be found here: http://www.sba.gov/idc/groups/public/documents/wi_milwaukee/credit_thaw.pdf Just a few thoughts regarding […]

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

The Message is GO – Just Get’r Done

January 9th, 2009 · 6 Comments

As I get more involved in the world of twitter, trying to make it a tool for business and productivity, I seek interesting key messages that aren’t just about someone having a great cup of coffee…although I do like a good cup of joe myself.    Below is a terrific video that is simple, short and […]

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RE: Peter Rip’s The Coming Venture Capital Boom

January 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Completely agree Peter Rip’s blog entry on EarlyStageVC blog.   As an economist by training and entrepreneur advisor and angel investor facilitator by living, I know that great wealth is created in times like these because the strong will survive and there is plenty of money out there that seeks to multiply itself.   There are always […]

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Entrepreneur / Investor Conference (SPEC) a Smashing Success

May 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

It has been two days since the conclusion of the Southeast Private Equity Conference.   I’m in Hilton Head, enjoying the view of the pool, drinking my coffee and enjoying my euphoria over the success of the inaugural Southeast Private Equity Conference.   I’m taking a deep breath and taking time to submit this blog entry.   Drew Ermec […]

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SPEC will Bridge the Capital Divide

February 23rd, 2008 · 3 Comments

We are excited to be a part of the coming Southeast Private Equity Conference (SPEC) (http://www.seprivateequity.org) in April.   There are many venture conferences that serve the companies that have Millions in revenue and are seeking large amounts of venture capital, but for many years there has been little support or focus on the early stage company […]

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

Entrepreneur shares insights on how he got Angel Investors

December 10th, 2007 · No Comments

A recent article in Catalyst Magazine, written by Don Sadler: Heaven Sent…Should you consider angel investors? Obtaining financing is one of the biggest challenges for new and startup companies. One possible solution is a unique kind of funding from what are known as “angel” investors. Angel financing is similar to venture capital, but with some […]

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