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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

SPEC Talk Radio – Preparing Your Business to Sell or Attract Private Equity

January 25th, 2009 · No Comments

SPEC Talk Radio with host Karen Rands talked with experts about preparing your business to sell for Millions or attract Millions from a private equity fund in this economic market. Special Guests were Ed Fisher of SouthPointe Ventures www.southpointeventures.com (a private equity fund), Roy Strauss of Strauss Consulting www.scg4u.com (a M&A advisory and prep firm),  and […]

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Tags: Current Financing Trends · Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner · Podcasts

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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Tags: Entrepreneur Biz-Buzz · In The News

When do I start pitching to investors…. after I have all my investor docs?

March 20th, 2008 · No Comments

This question comes up often and we see companies that never pull the trigger because they constantly feel that they aren’t ready for investors.   We also see companies jump the gun and blow their shot with investors because they don’t have their act together enough.   First you must realize that a large portion of the […]

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Tags: Entrepreneurs Seeking Capital Corner · Just Ask Karen!

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

The “elevator pitch” to an investor

January 8th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Every entrepreneur has heard they need to have an “elevator pitch”.   So what is that?   What does that really mean?   Most entrepreneurs want to drone on for 30 minutes talking about their business opportunities almost in the hopes that a VC or group of investors will say…..”OK, OK…I give.   I’ll invest if you will just […]

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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!

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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