How to Use Gender Diversity as an Edge

By Robert Steven Kramarz / March 28, 2017

How to Use Gender Diversity as an Edge Are You Fundable #2 My first post on the subject of gender diversity on management teams may have created the false impression that I am indifferent to gender discrimination. So let me set the record straight.  I would like to see more women as CEOs and as […]

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5 More Actionable Facts to help Strategize using Regulation CF (aka Crowdfunding)

By Robert Steven Kramarz / October 19, 2016

5 More Actionable Facts to help Strategize using Regulation CF (aka Crowdfunding) Since my October 7 post on LinkedIn Pulse, “7 Actionable Facts About Equity Crowdfunding to Raise Capital in the U.S.”, the funding raised by Regulation CF crowdfunding has accelerated further. As of October 11, 2016, investors funded 40 companies in Regulation CF offerings […]

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7 Actionable Facts About Equity Crowdfunding to Raise Capital in the U.S.

By Robert Steven Kramarz / October 7, 2016

7 Actionable Facts About Equity Crowdfunding to Raise Capital in the U.S. The question on the table is, is equity crowdfunding in the U.S. worth the effort, as a means of raising capital in the later part of 2016 and 2017? I’m going to take a contrarian and therefore useful approach to this question. Here […]

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Reg A + Puts Fun Back in Funding

By Robert Steven Kramarz / September 19, 2016

Reg A + Puts Fun Back in Funding Imagine raising up to $50 million for your innovative or impact-driven company, at 1/10 the cost and difficulty of a public offering. Think of it as crowdfunding on steroids – a “mini-IPO”. This is a way to describe the recent Regulation A investment process included in the […]

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How to Gain the Advantage with Investors to Fund Your Business

By Burke Franklin / September 14, 2016

How to Gain the Advantage with Investors to Raise Capital for Your Business This is an excerpt from the beginning of the full eBook, How to Gain the Advantage with Investors to Fund Your Business. You can download your copy here. NOTE: Although the eBook is geared toward helping you obtain funding, ask yourself if […]

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Imagine – Winning Conversations with Investors

By Robert Steven Kramarz / December 22, 2015

Imagine – Winning Conversations with Investors to fund your business. *See download link at the bottom People have difficulty asking for money. You shouldn’t. We don’t. We’re the academy for entrepreneurs led by investors. Our mission is empowering innovators that will change the world. Intellivesity has prepared a short eBook that equips you how to […]

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Winning Over Investors

Winning Over Investors

By Robert Steven Kramarz / December 8, 2015

Winning Over Investors What it Takes to Break Through the Status Quo In this article we will discuss the realities of the current state of finding investors and present a solution to the status quo: – Imagine the Possibilities  – Disruptive Insight – The Reality – The Unsafe Status Quo – But Take Heart – […]

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Impact Investing Win-Win-Win for Entrepreneurs, Investors, Society – Part 2

By Robert Steven Kramarz / December 1, 2015

Impact Investing Win-Win-Win for Entrepreneurs, Investors, Society – Part 2 This second blog post on impact investing will answer: – How do you as an entrepreneur gain access to the large community of impact investors? – How do you demonstrate that your impact is specific, intentional and measurable? – How do you demonstrate that this […]

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Team Building for Scientists, Inventors and Innovators

10 Keys – Team Building for Scientists, Inventors and Innovators

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 23, 2015

10 Keys – Team Building for Scientists, Inventors and Innovators How powerful is team building? “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” — Mahatma Gandhi In a recent post I discoursed at length on the importance of explosive action and how to trigger it, in […]

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Red Flags that Turn Off Venture and Angel Investors

By Robert Steven Kramarz / January 23, 2015

Red Flags that Turn Off Venture and Angel Investors This is the second installment of notes I took at the New York Venture Summit on a hot summer day in Manhattan, July 25, 2011. These notes came from the fourth panel entitled “What Should You Do to Get VC’s and Angel Investors to Say Yes?”. […]

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