So this week I shot a quick video on the 5 strategies to help you raise your round quickly.
Research Investors for Fit
Your Product is Your Pitch Deck
Running The Process
Sprinting Across The Close
I share a story of my first investor call, how crazy our expectations were regarding our valuation, and how we recovered from that failed conversation.
If you’re feeling scared, overwhelmed or confused, trust me – I know what you’re going through…
… watch this video to learn how to reduce the pain and increase your probability of closing a great round of funding:
In the video, I also share one of my BEST tips for getting introductions to investors… do it this way, and you’ll have 99% chance of getting a meeting.
Also, here’s one of my favourite quotes when it comes to meeting investors…
“Investors don’t want to meet you, they want to be introduced to you.” (click to tweet)
Please leave a comment below with your biggest takeaway from the video above… what strategy made the most sense for you? Got any great fundraising stories? Lets hear them below… I’ll share more if you go first!
Role-playing is such a funny idea when you think of it in the context of business – who would of thought “acting out” a situation would make sense in your startup?
I was talking to a friend about an important meeting he has coming up and suggested to him that he role play with a co-worker; practice what he’s going to say, what he hopes the outcome will be and envision the actual path of the conversation. Read More
Did you know that the highest paid profession in America is professional speaking? Speakers can earn between $5,000 and $10,000 for a 20 minute keynote presentation.
It’s the reason why great entrepreneurs know how toget up and share their message. They indirectly get “paid” by moving employees, partners and communities to engage with their business in a way that goes far beyond the financial upside.