BizPlan Academy

In-depth lessons on business ideation, pitching, and planning

8 Factors That Help You Raise Startup Capital

I’m not saying these are the right ways to think about gathering more resources, but it makes sense to some people to have a cushion.

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The $10 Million Photo and Other VC Stories

While on vacation I had a phone interview with Kevin Ohannessian of Fast Company who wanted a few “funding stories.”  Here are two of them. Apologies for the rambling stream of consciousness.  The original interview in Fast Company can be seen here.

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VCs Are Not Your Friends, They're Frenemies

Let's Go to Lunch

At Rocket Science our video game company was struggling. Hubris, bad CEO decisions (mine) and a fundamental lack of understanding that we were in a “hits-based” entertainment business not in a Silicon Valley technology company were slowly killing us.

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Creating an Elevator Pitch that Attracts Investors, Customers, and More

 

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