Innovations: The Neglected 97% – Entrepreneur Interview #1

By Robert Steven Kramarz / November 28, 2017

Innovations: The Neglected 97% – Entrepreneur Interview #1 Innovator, entrepreneur, CEO, founder…are you feeling neglected? Do you feel that you would be in the 3% if you could just crack the investor code? You can you know. We know you can. When you read this entrepreneur interview you’ll see why we know. Venture Capitalists invest […]

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The Entrepreneurs Journey Through Hell – Part #1

By Robert Steven Kramarz / November 14, 2017

Elon Musk was never “certified” to launch and scale a company. But Elon Musk has gone through more than his share of adversity.  You probably know of the bullying he experienced in school.  When he was serving as CEO of PayPal, he was apparently “the victim of a coup,”  getting fired while he was on vacation. […]

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How to Pitch Investors and Win #3 – Become the "Investor Whisperer"

By Robert Steven Kramarz / October 24, 2017

How to Pitch Investors and Win #3 – Become the “Investor Whisperer” This week I have a secret to share with you. Yes, I know that everyone always says they have a ‘secret’ to share, but this one is really valuable and very practical. With it, you’ll be able to gain the upper hand with […]

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Pivot Plan Strategy

Make Investors Sit Up and Notice #12 – The 6 Point Pivot Plan Strategy

By Robert Steven Kramarz / October 2, 2017

Make Investors Sit Up and Notice #12 – The 6 Point Pivot Plan Strategy Well, we’ve covered a lot of ground on pivots in a short time. In this post I’m going to share some tips for creating a pivot plan that you can roll out when it’s called for — and that you can […]

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Make Investors Sit up and Notice #11 – 10 Ways to Pivot

By Robert Steven Kramarz / September 26, 2017

Make Investors Sit up and Notice #11 – 10 Ways to Pivot Ì want to begin this post with an admission and acknowledgment: I’ve been bombarding you with material for months that is high-level, sometimes counter-intuitive and, I hope, new and unique for you in the realm of how to fund your company. I’ve piled […]

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Make Investors Stand Up and Notice #6: How to Take Effective Action When You are Under the Gun

By Robert Steven Kramarz / August 28, 2017

Make Investors Stand Up and Notice #6 – How to Take Effective Action When You are Under the Gun In my last post, I discussed the importance of being coachable and focused on a key aspect of coachability — listening. I made the point that being coachable generates trust and therefore a great way to […]

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Make Investors Sit Up and Notice – #5 – Prove You're Coachable

By Robert Steven Kramarz / August 21, 2017

Make Investors Sit Up and Notice – #5 – Prove You’re Coachable Today, I want to share something else that can set you apart from the crowd and make investors take a serious look at you, even if they still feel there is a lot of risk involved. But first, let me ask this question. […]

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How Investor's Really See You – Hint: It's Not What You Think

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 25, 2017

How Investor’s Really See You – And It’s Not What You Think Sometimes the deck is just plain stacked against you. It’s that famous uphill climb that we’ve all had to make some time or other. In business, this can arise at times out of inequality in a bargaining position. And nowhere is that more […]

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Listen Your Way to Funding – Master Listening (Part 2)

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 20, 2017

Listen Your Way to Funding – Master Listening (Part 2) Fast Track to Funding #4 Last week I introduced you to the concept of mastering listening as a skill set that we all think we’re good at, but few of us truly are – and to the idea that listening is a skill that can […]

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Royalty Funding – No Dilution, No Exposure

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 15, 2017

Royalty Funding – No Dilution, No Exposure Royalty funding is an exciting option for many businesses in different stages of funding. It incentivizes investors to “give you a hand” without giving away your company. Here is a recap of new writings by Royalty funding expert Arthur Lipper. Arthur is one of the world’s most knowledgeable […]

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