The Perfect Elevator Pitch – 4 Easy Steps

By Robert Steven Kramarz / April 27, 2018

Helen Keller once said, “alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Actually, I think we all do quite a bit on our own. A lot of what makes us who we are is the grit and brilliance that mainly springs from within us. But maybe what Keller meant was that […]

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Entrepreneur'$ Boot Camp Interview 11 – Tested Funding Tip #2

By Robert Steven Kramarz / April 25, 2018

Entrepreneur’$ Boot Camp Interview 11 – Tested Funding Tip #2 Every once in a while I meet an entrepreneur who doesn’t mince words; doesn’t tell me what he or she thinks I want to hear, and doesn’t try to get me to drink his Kool-Aid. I appreciate those meetings because I can’t help people succeed unless […]

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Pitching Investors

Pitching Investors Effectively #1 – The Knock Out

By Robert Steven Kramarz / April 11, 2018

Pitching Investors Effectively #1 – The Knock Out I’m excited to share some new research, hot off the presses, that is sure to interest you if you’re preparing to raise capital or already in process with a funding raise. Sometimes, data paints a very clear picture that you can use immediately to your advantage in […]

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How to Pitch to Investors – Survey Says It's The #1 Topic

By Robert Steven Kramarz / March 27, 2018

How to Pitch to Investors: Survey Says It’s The #1 Topic I’d like to thank everyone who responded to our recent reader survey about what’s most important to you, our readers, with respect to starting, growing and funding your companies. The number one thread throughout the survey responses is that readers were most interested in […]

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The Neglected 97%: Entrepreneurs Boot Camp Interview #10 – The One Thing in Your Way

By Robert Steven Kramarz / March 12, 2018

The Neglected 97%: Entrepreneurs Boot Camp Interview #10 – The One Thing in Your Way For some time now I’ve been presenting you with insights from visionary CEO’s of companies that have gone through vetting processes as a part of their fundraising efforts. I hope you’ve enjoyed reading about these people and the issues they’ve […]

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The Neglected 97%: Entrepreneurs Boot Camp Interview #8 – The Power of New Perspective

By Robert Steven Kramarz / February 27, 2018

The Neglected 97%: Entrepreneurs Boot Camp Interview #8 – The Power of New Perspective Nina Venturella, Founder of Majestic Wellness Academy, was bit by the bug. Actually two of them. Literally. You see, Nina was a born entrepreneur. Bitten by that bug at an early age, she became a success in several business ventures. Several […]

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The Value of Prepping for Due Diligence: Interview #4 – The Matrix

By Robert Steven Kramarz / February 13, 2018

The Value of Prepping for Due Diligence: Interview #4 – The Matrix Tony Drexel Smith is “The Man With the Plan.” Literally. Tony, founder, and CEO of Blue Moon Advisors, Inc., has written upwards of 1,000 business plans in his career. You’ve read about some of the entrepreneurs like Krista Whitely and John Humphrey that […]

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The Value of Prepping for Due Diligence: Interview #3 – Pivoting

By Robert Steven Kramarz / February 6, 2018

Sometimes, all you really need is the money. That was the case with Krista Whitely of Altitude Products as we illustrated in our recent post. Other times, it’s not the money — or at least it’s not the money you need first. Adam Layton, the Founder of Front Seat, Inc., had a brilliant idea — […]

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Preparing for due diligence #1

The Value of Prepping for Due Diligence: Interview #1 – Mindset

By Robert Steven Kramarz / January 18, 2018

The Value of Prepping for Due Diligence: Interview #1 – Mindset 100% success. Companies that surpass a score of 925 in the Blue Moon “Capital Readiness Report” receive the funding they’re seeking — nearly 100% of the time! Let me explain. One of the issues that often arise in the funding game is due diligence. And, […]

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Entrepreneurs Boot Camp #6

The Neglected 97% Entrepreneurs Boot Camp – Interview #6

By Robert Steven Kramarz / January 16, 2018

The Neglected 97% Entrepreneurs Boot Camp – Interview #6 The familiar saying is that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Fortunately, that adage doesn’t apply to people. At least some people. Take the case of experienced, successful entrepreneur Bill Haynor. After a successful career in banking and finance, Bill formed, grew and ultimately […]

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