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Compassionate Capitalist Coffee Break – Who Invests in Ideas?

August 11th, 2016 · No Comments

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 […]

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Tags: Compassionate Capitalist Coffee Break · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner · Just Ask Karen!

Crowdfunding, and do Online Investor Portals Work?

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?

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

Karen Rands on Seed Stage Venture Capital from Angel Investors

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 […]

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What Is Your Business DNA?

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 […]

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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

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

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!

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

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Tags: Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner · Just Ask Karen!