So in a world where diligence on private-market operating businesses can take months, it’s natural to wonder how much accuracy would be lost if we compressed all that work down to seven minutes.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 7/16/2019 featuring funding details for Mahmee and much more.
New entrepreneurs are always looking for a shortcut in getting their venture story and plan across to investors, and closing on the funding they need. An effective tool I see used more and more, as a prelude to a more detailed business plan, is the Business Model Canvas, first introduced by Alexander Osterwalder back in 2008. It forces […]
Everything you need to need to know about the largest global startup funding rounds for Q2 2019; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…
As a long-time business advisor and angel investor, I’m a believer that “two heads are better than one” in building a new business. Very few entrepreneurs have the range of skills and experience to be the solution creator as well as business creator, or operational as well as sales leader. The challenge is to recognize […]
We’ve all heard comments like “I’ve heard Sarah is really great” or “I’m glad Anup is on the team.” Although Sarah and Anup may not be known for anything in particular, these favorable impressions have a more beneficial effect than does just being known…
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 7/11/2019 featuring funding details for SpaceX, Muzik, and much more
Everything you need to need to know about the largest US startup funding rounds for Q2 2019; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…
I wanted to talk about a concept for sales success that I’m struggling to see others talk about. It’s a big reason behind why people struggle to get others to buy into them – whether it’s trying to change someone’s mind, or sell them on a product.
It is perfectly acceptable and prudent to say no to a sale if there are high odds it will end up capsizing your boat. Read about George Deeb’s take on a specific deal he had to turn down for the best interest of his company.