BizPlan Academy

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

6 Mistakes Startup Founders Make When Asking for Investor Money

I recently attended an Angel investors group in Vancouver. It’s fascinating to hang out with a bunch of zillionaires for the day and listen to startup pitchers trying to wrestle money from them. The Keuretsu Forum is based in Seattle and with over 2500 accredited investors is the largest investor network in the world. The great thing about Keuretsu investors is that they regularly come to Vancouver to meet with startup entrepreneurs at the Vancouver chapter. They are well known for sharing opportunities with three or more chapters in different cities in order to close a deal.

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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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Why Companies are Failing to Implement Growth Processes

When I met Ryan, his problems were radically different…

They were growing quickly. His team was doing a fine job. They implemented Growth Processes, but after a few months, they realized that they weren’t moving the needle.

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Drop Your Free Tier

If you’re bootstrapping your SaaS, you should drop your free tier.

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