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Business Strategies for Success – Attracting Capital & Customers

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 – […]

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Tags: Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner · Podcasts

Two Triggers that drive a company to Pivot their business model?

September 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Companies at all stages need to understand that they may need to PIVOT to get to market, grow share, grow revenues, attract capital. Two Triggers provide sign it is time to Pivot. – Podcast and links to other relevant articles.

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz · Podcasts

Maximize the Value of your IP Innovation – Intellectual Property

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 […]

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How Do Angel Investors Evaluate Investment Opportunities During Tough Economic Times?

October 13th, 2008 · No Comments

How will today’s challenges in the economy impact angel investing? How do angel investors evaluate investment opportunities during tough economic times? If you are an entrepreneur, you should listen up! Karen Rands shares her opinion and insights. Listen now! To get the full list of Free or Near Free resources, go to www.launchfn.com and click […]

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Is a Business Plan necessary when you have a PPM to give to investors?

December 24th, 2007 · 12 Comments

I get this question quite often.   When we screen companies to present at the private equity investor forums we put on for the Network of Business Angels and Investors (NBAI.net), they complete a comprehensive application form and submit all the documents that they will provide to investors.    Business plans communicate different information than a private placement […]

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

Why Investors hesitate to Invest

December 6th, 2007 · No Comments

A 2005 national survey of angel investor groups actively investing in private companies revealed that 66% of their members do not actively invest because of their lack of knowledge of the process, not because the opportunity was considered too risky.   When I heard this statistic and called the firm conducting the survey to confirm, I […]

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Tags: Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz

Why do they think this works????

December 6th, 2007 · 1 Comment

It always amazes me when I receive an email from an entrepreneur who is seeking capital and their introductory email completely sabotages their effort and intention.   The two types of emails I receive that would surely cause a the “DEL” key being hit by an investor go something like this: 1….  I’m sending this to you […]

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Tags: Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner