X Marks the Scaling Up Spot – 7 Part Strategy (Part 4)

By Robert Steven Kramarz / August 13, 2018

X Marks the Scaling Up Spot – 7 Part Strategy (Part 3) In my last post, I introduced you to some of the work Verne Harnish has done in analyzing thousands of companies that have successfully mastered scaling up. If you haven’t yet read that post, please do before reading this post — you’ll need […]

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A Funding Model You Need to Know – Revenue Royalties

By Robert Steven Kramarz / August 10, 2018

As you may know, Wall Street guru Arthur Lipper is the Chairman of Intelliversity’s Board of Advisor, and for a good reason. Arthur is both a creative visionary and grounded on earth (which is a balance we want you to achieve for yourself.)  Mr. Lipper has been one of the giants of the financial world for […]

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The Mindset Required For Scaling Up

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 26, 2018

The Mindset Required For Scaling Up Part 2 In the last post in this series, we began to explore scaling. Remember that our context is the Master Funding Equation and we are assessing the five questions most investors will ask with respect to your business strategy. The last question is how you plan to scale […]

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How Will You Scale Your Business (Or Not)?

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 23, 2018

How Will You Scale Your Business (Or Not)? Part 1 We took a brief foray back into the world of the elevator pitch in my last post, in order to celebrate our contest winners as well as to recognize each of you who took the time to craft pitches. So let’s re-set our ongoing context before […]

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Drum Roll…Announcing the Winners of our Investor Pitch Contest

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 14, 2018

Drum Roll…Announcing the Winners of our Investor Pitch Contest After much deliberation, the Intelliversity Board of Advisors selected three finalists and a grand prize winner for our investor pitch contest. I want to thank everyone who participated. You are all Rock Stars! We had a fantastic response to the contest and so many of you […]

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What do You Really Sell?

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 5, 2018

What Do You Really Sell? The Master Funding Equation #5: A Winning Business Strategy (Part II) Last post I introduced the concept of a winning business strategy as a key part of the Master Funding Equation. Part of a winning business strategy is a succinct, clear, believable business model. I left you with five questions […]

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A Winning Business Strategy: The Master Funding Equation #4 (Part 1)

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 3, 2018

A Winning Business Strategy: The Master Funding Equation #4 (Part 1) In this post, I pose five questions that can alter the trajectory of your business’s success. But first, we have to recap the critical points we’ve covered to make these questions resonate. Over the last several posts I’ve been guiding you through the various […]

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Only The Top 5% Listen Their Way to Funding: The Master Funding Equation 3

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 25, 2018

Only The Top 5% Listen Their Way to Funding: The Master Funding Equation (Part 3) Want to have a breakthrough in funding? Then you undoubtedly need to have a breakthrough is listening. In fact, you need to become the superhero of listening. A year ago in this blog, I wrote twice about the importance of […]

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

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 13, 2018

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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Be The Entrepreneur They Trust – The Master Funding Equation

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 8, 2018

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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