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Master Funding Equation by Intelliversity

Deepening Investor Trust In You: The Master Funding Equation (Part 2)

Deepening Investor Trust In You: The Master Funding Equation (Part 2) Last week we discussed the primary importance of developing initial trust with investors. No trust?  No space to hear about your business idea, your team, your offer. No funding. So I re-wrote the Master Funding Equation to put trust at the forefront: a Trustworthy …

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Master Funding Equation

Be The Entrepreneur They Trust – The Master Funding Equation

Be The Entrepreneur They Trust – The Master Funding Equation Last week I introduced you to my Master Funding Equation (MFE). In case you missed it, the MFE looks like this: A Viral Vision Statement/Elevator Pitch + A Powerful Pitch Method + The Correct Pitch Content + A Winning Business Strategy + A Trustworthy CEO …

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Investors sit up #9 - The Pivot in Business

Make Investors Sit up and Notice #9 – How "The Pivot" Engenders Investor Trust

Make Investors Sit up and Notice #9 – How “The Pivot” Engenders Investor Trust I promised you some time ago that in future posts we’d continue to explore ways to prove to investors that you are aware of the risk and are taking tangible steps to reduce it – to engender investor trust. The future …

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Trust - The Silver Bullet of Funding

Trust – the Silver Bullet of Funding

This interview was given by Robert Steven Kramarz the Executive Director of Intelliversity. The topic is of critical importance to anyone seeking to fund a concept,  from any source.  That topic is Trust. “Trust is the silver bullet in the funding, in the business of getting funding. ” Robert Steven Kramarz (Rob) You are invited to listen …

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Fast track to funding #3

Want to be Heard? Want to be Trusted? Become a Master Listener

Want to be Heard? Want to be Trusted? Become a ‘Master Listener.’ – Fast Track to Funding #3  I’d like you to listen to me for a few minutes. Really listen. No phones, no distractions. No problem, right?  After all, you’ve mastered the art of listening. That’s part of what makes you a great vision master. …

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Using Trust to Navigate the Big Meeting – Fast Track to Funding #2

Using Trust to Navigate the Big Meeting Fast Track to Funding #2 In my last post, Why Vision Masters Need to Master CPR, we discussed the CPR, a tool that I’ve found to be truly invaluable in creating the type of alignment that creates trust within your team and trust among third parties like investors. …

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Deepening trust - Are you fundable #8

How to Deepen Trust – The Power of Promises – Are You Fundable #8

How to Deepen Trust – The Power of Promises Are You Fundable #8 The question of how to establish trust was front and center in my post of two weeks ago. In my last post, we explored how to evoke trust once it is established to some level. In this post, I want to share a …

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Are You Fundable #6

The One Time When Ignorance Really Can Lead to Bliss – When Not Knowing Breeds Trust

One Time Ignorance Really Can Lead to Bliss – When Not Knowing Breeds Trust – Are You Fundable #6 Last week we began a journey towards understanding the elements of trust as they relate to your relationships with investors. We surmised that becoming truly related to an investor was a prerequisite to funding and that …

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Trust: The Priceless Commodity – Are You Fundable #5

Trust: The Priceless Commodity Are You Fundable #5 As an entrepreneur seeking funding, I wonder whether you’ve spent much time thinking about trust. I’m not really talking about trust based on competency – in other words, whether an investor feels you can run your business well. I’m talking about the kind of trust that is …

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