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 […]
August 11th, 2016 · No Comments
October 12th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Online posting sites to match up with and connect with investors are fraught with problems. CrowdFunding is all the buzz but is it legal and does it work?
April 4th, 2010 · 5 Comments
Karen Rands on this Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show will feature the companies that will be participating in the Start-up Round-Up event in Atlanta sponsored by LAUNCHfn, NBAI, and iStanta, a seed stage capital fund. As a special guest, we will feature Matt Oguz of the iStanta Fund to talk about having a VC mentality in […]
December 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Karen Rands will interview special guests: Hugh Massie, CEO of DNA Behavior (www.businessdnaresources.com) and Kenneth Darryl Brown, E3C (www.bettersalesandprofitsnow.com), They discuss the Business DNA Profile and how it can be used to determine an individual’s talents and struggles. As a result, people learn what their strengths are and how to focus them in the area […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Entrepreneur’s Question: any advice for a start up trying to raise private equity investor capital in this economy?
April 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment
How does a start up company raise angel investor capital in a down economy? Asked on Twitter, Answered on Karen Rands’ Blog EntrepreneurBlogSpace.com