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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Investors Notice #10 - Pivot or not to Pivot

Make Investors Sit up and Notice #10 – To Pivot Or Not To Pivot

By Robert Steven Kramarz / September 19, 2017

Make Investors Sit up and Notice #10 – To Pivot Or Not To Pivot In my last post I introduced you, the vision master, to the concept of “The Pivot” and that: 1) You’ll almost certainly have to conduct at least one pivot before finding ultimate market success 2) That understanding when, why and how […]

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Royalty Funding – Still the Wave of the Future

By Robert Steven Kramarz / September 15, 2017

  Royalty Funding – Still the Wave of the Future Interest in Cryptocurrency Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) waxes and wanes, but interest in royalty funding (revenue participation)  continues steady growth. Vision Masters are asking:  “Why give away equity which may in the future be worth tens or hundreds of millions of dollars, along with the danger of stockholder […]

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

By Robert Steven Kramarz / September 12, 2017

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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Make Investors Sit up and Notice #8 – Get Mentored or Coached

By Robert Steven Kramarz / September 5, 2017

Make Investors Sit up and Notice #8 – Get A Business Mentor Have you ever had a coach? How about a mentor? Perhaps you’ve never really thought about the difference between coaching and mentoring and have used the terms interchangeably. Today, we’re going to distinguish them. Coaching and mentoring, whether in sports, relationships, health or business, […]

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Make Investors Sit up and Notice #7 – The Sandwich Strategy

By Robert Steven Kramarz / August 31, 2017

Make Investors Sit up and Notice #7 – The Sandwich Strategy First, credit where credit is due:  This term, the “The Sandwich Strategy” comes from George Kenney, co-founder of VC Shepherd Ventures and founder of the Entrepreneur’$ Bootcamp.  Let me say something before we go on. When a successful venture capitalist tells you what affects his […]

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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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Make Investors Sit Up and Notice #4 – How to Get Out of Investor Hell

By Robert Steven Kramarz / August 14, 2017

Make Investors Sit Up and Notice #4 – How to Get Out of Investor Hell A colleague who runs a very successful software company once told me that he plans for incompetence because most people are incompetent. Pushed for an explanation of this interesting viewpoint he said that it’s because of how fast the world […]

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