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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!

Financial Bubbles 101 – The process of innovation coming to market

February 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

An entrepreneur sent me a link to a presentation about the process of technology coming to market, creating value (real and perceived) in the market, who benefits, and the motivations behind the process. http://www.slideshare.net/pbycall/financial-bubbles-101-for-techies-put-simple-series-presentation-854086   Financial bubbles 101 (for techies) – put simple series View more presentations from Konstantyn Spasokukotskiy. (tags: do responsibility) This presentation […]

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Tags: Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner

Red Flags to spot the “Decoy”-Investor

February 12th, 2008 · Comments Off on Red Flags to spot the “Decoy”-Investor

One of the most tragic things I ever hear about is when young companies, who hold such strong beliefs in their own potential and want desperately to believe investors will also catch the vision they cast for their business, will get sucked into the web of deceit cast by a decoy investor.   Unfortunately, for deceitful people, […]

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner

Why Investors hesitate to Invest

December 6th, 2007 · Comments Off on Why Investors hesitate to Invest

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