Karen Rands, the Compassionate Capitalist, will expand on her series The Money Hunt with a look at the current sources of capital for small businesses and start up companies. She’ll cover debt sources, including MicroLoans, SBA, and Alternative finance, and private equity and angel investor capital, including seed finance, business angel investors, venture capital and […]
January 31st, 2010 · 4 Comments
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 […]
March 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments
How to pitch angel investors and venture capital firms at private equity conferences and stand out in a sea of entrepreneurs.
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.
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 […]
January 2nd, 2009 · No Comments
Completely agree Peter Rip’s blog entry on EarlyStageVC blog. As an economist by training and entrepreneur advisor and angel investor facilitator by living, I know that great wealth is created in times like these because the strong will survive and there is plenty of money out there that seeks to multiply itself. There are always […]
September 21st, 2008 · No Comments
Karen talks about how to Pitch to Angel Investors. Whether pitching to 1 or 20 investors, it is important to ensure your message resonates with the investor. You may only have one chance to make a positive first impression with that investor. This broadcast covers the following topics: – 5 common mistakes entrepreneurs make when […]
August 23rd, 2008 · No Comments
Did you hear about the exciting “Can You Raise a Million Dollars Business?” Business Plan Competition! Got a lot of questions? Are you wondering…. How is this contest different from everything else LAUNCHfn does? Why a contest now? What is the criteria to win the contest? What do I get if I win? Is there […]