Ep 23: What Advice Do You Have for Talking to Investors?
What advice do you have for raising money and talking to investors? I get asked this question or a variation quite often from first-time founders seeking to raise money by selling part of their company (i.e. selling equity). In this episode, I highlight the shows that talk about approaching and networking with investors.
- Ep 22 Jon Showers – second act; and fundraising in 30-days.
- Ep 14 Brian Mac Mahon – using an accelerator for funding and building your business
- Ep 09 Rand Fishkin – author of Lost and Founder, a brutally honest story of the startup journey
- Ep 20 Bill Waldo – angel investor and startup advisor
- Ep05 David Friedman – president of Tech Coast angels.
I also cover cap (capitalization tables); investor speak; pre-seed and seed; business control; ownership.
About the Host:
Philip Topham is The Savvy Founder. Philip has an inquisitive mind and passion for ideas. He’s impatient to see tomorrow’s future today. He focuses on helping technical founders unlock their pragmatic dreamer and develop their business skills and social capital. With more than 25 years across start-ups and corporate roles, Philip has been everything from janitor to the Founder and Chief Everything Officer.
Words of Wisdom
- Ideas are worthless; revenues are priceless; surround yourself with smart people.
- Life is a journey – mole hills or mountains? it’s your choice.
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Website – https://www.philiptopham.com
Free resources: 10 Most Fixable Pitch Deck Mistakes @ https://www.thesavvyfounder.com
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