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Ep #79: Focus on the Market that You Know - Esther Dyson, Angel Investor, EDVenture Holdings, HICCup.co

2015-04-08
Length: 33s

I’m extremely excited to welcome our today’s guest, Esther Dyson, who had been a huge influence in my life as I got into angel investing. Esther is the chairman of EDVenture Holdings and founder of Health Initiative Coordinating Council (HICCup), dedicated to fostering and measuring the impact of critical-density health programs. Its first project is the Way to Wellville, a five-year, five-metric challenge to five US communities to dramatically improve the health of their residents. Overall, Esther is fascinated by new business models, new technologies and new markets (both economic and political).

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1Cf6GtQ

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Focus on the Market that You Know – Esther Dyson, Angel Investor, EDVenture Holdings, HICCup.co

2015-04-07 :: The Pitch Deck Podcast
Length: 33s

I’m extremely excited to welcome our today’s guest, Esther Dyson, who had been a huge influence in my life as I got into angel investing. Esther is the chairman of EDVenture Holdings and founder of Health Initiative Coordinating Council (HICCup), dedicated to fostering and measuring the impact of critical-density health programs. HICCup’s first project is the Way to...…

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Ep #78: Corporate VCs Make Great Partners - Jessica Peltz, KBS+ Ventures

2015-04-03
Length: 33s

We are very excited to welcome our today’s guest Jessica Peltz to The Pitch Deck. Jessica is a Madison Avenue veteran turned Venture Capitalist. She's spent over 10 years in the marketing world working with Fortune 500 brands such as Verizon Wireless, H&M, Kraft Foods, specializes in startup/brand collaborations. Jessica is a mentor at top accelerators such as ERA and Upwest Labs, and is now at KBS+ Ventures, a corporate VC that focuses on investing in early stage marketing technology.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1NEmrAF

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Corporate VCs Make Great Partners – Jessica Peltz, KBS+ Ventures

2015-04-02 :: The Pitch Deck Podcast
Length: 33s

We are very excited to welcome our today’s guest Jessica Peltz to The Pitch Deck. Jessica is a Madison Avenue veteran turned Venture Capitalist. She’s spent over 10 years in the marketing world working with Fortune 500 brands such as Verizon Wireless, H&M, Kraft Foods, specializes in startup/brand collaborations. Jessica is a mentor at top accelerators such...…

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Ep #77: Climbing the Ladder of Credibility – Kevin Madden, Co-Founder & CEO of NightOwl

2015-03-27
Length: 28s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, we are very excite to welcome Kevin Madden, Co-Founder  & CEO of NightOwl. Kevin is a fellow investor-turned-startup-founder. We invited Kevin to share his unique journey from financial world to co-founding a number of successful startups including NightOwl. Kevin explains the thought process behind founding his latest startup and how he was able to raise raise money for the business. Listen in for some phenomenal insight and advice that is sure to help you with  your fundraising efforts.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1xkguGS

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Climbing the Ladder of Credibility – Kevin Madden, Co-Founder & CEO of NightOwl

2015-03-26 :: The Pitch Deck Podcast
Length: 28s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, we are very excite to welcome Kevin Madden, Co-Founder  & CEO of NightOwl. Kevin is a fellow investor-turned-startup-founder. Prior to founding NightOwl, Kevin spent nine years as in investment professional at KPS Capital Partners, a leading operationally-focused private equity firm, currently with $5.7 billion under management. Kevin began...…

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Ep #76: Bootstrapping Before Funding – Dorian Howard, Co-Founder of Wade and Belle.

2015-03-25
Length: 27s

Today, Dori joins us to share her experiences, from climbing the corporate ladder in the field she always dreamed of, to realizing that she needed to make a change, and just how she made that often scary leap. Dori also shares tips and insight that she gained from bootstrapping two of her business, that will help you bootstrap your own business, before you consider funding.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1CLsm5O

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Bootstrapping Before Funding – Dorian Howard, Co-Founder of Wade and Belle

2015-03-24 :: The Pitch Deck Podcast
Length: 27s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, I am excited to introduce a very special guest, Dori Howard. Dori is a former studio executive at Paramount Pictures and New Line Cinema, turned startup founder. Her last company, Milk and Honey, was a venture-backed eCommerce platform in the customization space that was acquired last summer. Dori...…

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Ep #75: Success on Angel List - Phil Nadel, Co-Founder of Barbara Cochran Venture Partners

2015-03-20
Length: 36s

This time on The Pitch Deck, I welcome the incredible Phil Nadel. Phil is the Co-Founder and Manager of Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners.  He is a serial entrepreneur with successes in the finance, publishing, online advertising and e-commerce spaces. He is also a prolific early-stage investor, having invested in over 50 companies. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1I0NswY

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Success on Angel List – Phil Nadel, Co-Founder of Barbara Cochran Venture Partners

2015-03-19 :: The Pitch Deck Podcast
Length: 36s

This time on The Pitch Deck, I welcome the incredible Phil Nadel. Phil is the Co-Founder and Manager of Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners.  He is a serial entrepreneur with successes in the finance, publishing, online advertising and e-commerce spaces. He is also a prolific early-stage investor, having invested in over 50 companies. Phil started out...…

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Ep #74: Finding Partners, Not Investors – Varun Khona, Co-Founder and CEO of Headout

2015-03-18
Length: 32s

Welcome back to The Pitch Deck! On this episode, we are excited to have an absolutely inspiring and amazing guest, Varun Khona. Varun is a second-time travel entrepreneur, and the co-founder and CEO of Headout. Headout is an on-demand mobile marketplace that helps travelers discover and book the most incredible tours, activities, events and local experiences in town for the next 24 hours at incredible prices. All it takes is 3 taps and 60 seconds. Think of it as Hotel Tonight for travel experiences.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:a http://bit.ly/1xpTu40

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Ep #73: Do One Thing Right - Mark Tanner, Co-Founder & CEO of Movo

2015-03-16
Length: 33s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, I am excited to welcome Mark Tanner. Mark is the Co-Founder and CEO of a consumer technology startup, Movo. Movo is an interactive fitness app and product. It helps consumers to not only track steps, distance traveled and the calories burned, but with the app, pairs the activity with the photos taken.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/18I1SFy

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Ep #72: The Steps to a Successful Seed Round - Tiffany Tibbot, Founder of The B. Side Swimwear

2015-03-13
Length: 28s

This time on The Pitch Deck, I am thrilled to introduce Tiffany Tibbot. Tiffany is the founder and designer of B. Side Swimwear, a company that designs and sells swim suits for women who are looking for more variety in swimwear. B. Side Swimwear is a new company that aims to reinvent the traditional bathing suit. Bringing to market a new contemporary line of versatile bikinis that can be worn in 10 different ways.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/19dn6wm

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Ep #71: Raising Seed Capital Outside the Valley – Mike Belsito, Author of Startup Seed Funding for the Rest of Us

2015-03-11
Length: 34s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, I am very excited to bring to you Mike Belsito. Mike is a startup entrepreneur and author of the book, Startup Seed Funding for the Rest of Us: How to Raise $1 Million for Your Startup Outside of Silicon Valley. Mike raised nearly $1 Million for his previous company, eFuneral, from his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. In his book, Mike recounts his own experiences and combines them with insights from 14 other entrepreneurs and seed-stage investors from all over the country to prove that you don't have to be in Silicon Valley to raise the seed capital you need to get your business off the ground.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1BYpWBN

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Ep #70: Big Technical Problem Solvers – Vincent Tang, VC at Canrock Ventures

2015-03-09
Length: 26s

Welcome back to The Pitch Deck! On this episode, We are excited to welcome our guest, Vincent Tang. Vincent has spent ten years as a technology venture investor, most recently with Canrock Ventures, where he works with companies such as Crowdster, General Sentiment, Thrive Metrics and Sentiment Alpha.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1DWd765

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Ep #69: It's Your Time – Julia Shapiro & Jules Miller, Co-Founders of Hire an Esquire

2015-03-06
Length: 27s

We invited Julia and Jules to share their incredible story of how they founded Hire an Esquire and acquired funding in order to grow the business. Joins to learn about the successes and failures they encountered on their fundraising journey and what they have learned in the process. Don’t miss Julia and Jules’ phenomenal advice that will help you find the right investors for your company and secure funding.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://thepitchdeck.com/podcast/julia-shapiro-jules-miller/

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Ep #68: How to Test Your Sales Using Crowd Funding - Konrad Billetz, Founder of Frameri Eyewear

2015-03-04
Length: 27s

Today, we have an amazing guest that we are so excited to introduce you to - Konrad Billetz. Konrad is the CEO and founder of Frameri Eyewear, the first maker of interchangeable, prescription eyewear for men and women. Konrad was recently named in the Forbes "30 Under 30" in the category of manufacturing, and Frameri's glasses were named one of the top 5 most ingenious eyewear products of 2014 by Vision Monday. TechCrunch also named Frameri as one of the first startups to disrupt Warby Parker's reign.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1vYxd1O

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Ep #67: Build Relationships First, Raise Money Later - Heather Marie, Founder/CEO of Shoppable

2015-03-02
Length: 31s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, I am excited to welcome my incredible guest, Heather Marie. Heather is the Founder & CEO of Shoppable, a revolutionary company that make sites, mobile apps and smart TVs, Shoppable®, online through patent-pending technology.

 You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1LX7GKz

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Ep #66: Breaking Down Barriers – Lo Toney, Venture Capitalist, Partner at Comcast Ventures

2015-02-27
Length: 31s

Today, we are extremely excited to have Lo Toney on The Pitch Deck. Lo joined Comcast Ventures in 2014, and is responsible for the Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund, which is focused on investing in early stage technology startups led by minority entrepreneurs. His investment focus is on consumer technologies including vertical eCommerce, marketplaces and on-demand services.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1LNaqd9

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Ep #65: The Angel Group Process – Robert Kyle, Group Leader at Band of Angels Silicon Valley

2015-02-25
Length: 34s

Today, we are honored to have another Pitch Deck first - one of the sector group leaders at the Silicon Valley Band of Angels, Robert Kyle. Robert is also a Principal of Kyle Associates, a firm engaged in consulting and investing in the wireless, information security and communications areas. He had been founder and CEO of several successful companies in Silicon Valley that were involved in these areas. His companies were ultimately sold to General Instruments, General Electric and Honeywell.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1B1t5i8

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Ep #64: Going for it – Allison Dorst, Founder/CEO of Pinks & Greens

2015-02-23
Length: 31s

Allison Dorst joins me today to share her journey, insight and advice for founders in the funding game. Allison’s advice is both inspiring and absolutely vital to all founders at any stage of the funding game. Listen in to learn how you too can learn how to ensure you aren't leaving money and investors at the table. And remember, you will have multiple failures before you get the win. It's learning from the failures and growing that will help you win!

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1CWk3zC

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Ep #63: 4 Things Accelerators Look For – Andrew Ackerman, Managing Director of DreamIt Ventures, NY

2015-02-20
Length: 33s

Today on The Pitch Deck, we have an amazing guest, Andrew Ackerman. Andrew is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He runs DreamIt's accelerator program in NY and is always looking for great, accelerator ready startups that DreamIt can help become viable, sustainable businesses.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1AX8FH8

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Ep #62: The First 30 Seconds – Cam Yuill, Partner and VC at Structure VC

2015-02-16
Length: 31s

After taking the leap from entrepreneurship to a Venture Capital, Cam has been a part of some of the most popular and biggest new companies out there, including the internationally-popular Uber. Join us as Cam takes us on his journey of evolution from entrepreneur to angel investor and VC. You don’t want to miss this incredibly inspiring episode that will help you create the perfect pitch to the right investors. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1DSw6lO

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Ep #61: Why VCs Love Lean Startups – Steve Blank, Entreprenuer and Author of The Startup Owners Manual

2015-02-13
Length: 29s

We invited Steve to share his experience and expertise in the field of lean startups and why they are so appealing to investors. Join us to also learn about why some startups are very likely to get funded and others are not. Don’t miss this eye-opening episode jam-packed full of truths and myths about fund raising!

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1CjmT3P

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Ep #60: Networking for Funding Success - Kelly Hoey, Co-founder, Women Innovate Mobile

2015-02-11
Length: 40s

Kelly joins us today to share her insights and perspectives on how startups can be successful in the funding game. On this unorthodox episode, we discuss networking and how creating strong alliances and being parts of certain groups can truly accelerate the growth and success of your company.  Find out what you can start doing right now to bolster your online and offline networks and networking skills!

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/16PqM5H

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Ep #59: Give an Unforgetable Experience - Lauren Jupiter, Co-Founder, AccelFoods

2015-02-09
Length: 33s

Lauren joins us today to discuss how she and AccelFoods are helping food and beverage companies break into regional, national and even worldwide distribution. Don’t miss Lauren’s break down of the pitch red flags, how to properly determine your projection and what to expect if you sign on with AccelFoods.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/16TlJBG

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Ep #58: Why Investors Double Down – Michael Pryor, Co-Founder, Trello & Stack Exchange

2015-02-06
Length: 30s

Our special guest on this episode of The Pitch Deck is Michael Pryor. Michael is the CEO and co-founder of Trello, the free, flexible and visual way to organize anything with anyone. 

Mike joins us today to tell us about his startups (profitable boot-strapped software businesses as well as VC-funded ones) and shares his insight on when they felt it was appropriate to seek funding and why. 

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1zRRYwd

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Ep #57: User Growth for Startups - Maud Pasturaud, Growth Officer, Secret

2015-02-04
Length: 33s

Our guest on this episode of The Pitch Deck is an expert in growth for consumer startups. Maud Pasturaud is currently leading growth at the anonymous mobile app, Secret. Prior to joining Secret she ran mobile and international growth marketing for the flash sales site Gilt Groupe and customer acquisition at Jetsetter.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1zPTaBW

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Ep #56: Be Straight Forward - Deborah Jackson, Founder & CEO, Plum Alley

2015-02-02
Length: 41s

Deborah Jackson is the Founder and CEO of Plum Alley, an online site where women raise capital. Plum Alley, founded in 2011, offers women entrepreneurs a place to raise capital as well as an e-commerce platform for select female-founded companies.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1Lw25LL

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Ep #55: Inside Corporate Venture Capital - David Horowitz, Venture Capitalist, Touchdown Ventures

2015-01-30
Length: 33s

Joins us as David Horowitz shares his perspective on funding, his advice to founders and what he is currently doing out in the marketplace. This inside scoop into corporate venture capital will help you figure out what you should be thinking about while crafting a presentation for corporate venture capital office. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind conversation about a different way you can start thinking about financing your company.

Get full show notes here: http://bit.ly/1yaFnzE

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Ep #54: Commitment to Company - Joanne Wilson, Angel Investor & Writer, Gotham Gal

2015-01-28
Length: 28s

I am extremely excited to welcome the Gotham Gal herself, Joanne Wilson, to The Pitch Deck! Joanne has had several careers starting out as a buyer at Macy's to running a company in the rag trade eventually leading to spearheading sales for a start-up magazine,e-zine and events. She is a prolific angel investor, with over 70 startup investments and 70% of which are in women-lead companies. Joanne if also the founder of the Women Entrepreneur Festival. Her blog, Gotham Gal, is an incredibly popular blog which covers an array of topics from startups to culture.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1C8wQn9

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Ep #53: Setting the Context for your Investors - Jeffrey Finkle, Angel Investor/Coach, ARC Angel Fund

2015-01-26
Length: 37s

Joining me today on The Pitch Deck podcast, our guest brings an amazing new perspective, which I don’t believe we have ever had on the show previously. Jeffrey Finkle is an ex-entrepreneur, ex-Exec. in software industry, ex-venture capitalist, and now a current startup coach and angel investor. 

Jeffrey joins me to bring you a masters level course in the dos, and don’ts of raising capital. He explains why you need to learn to engage your investors, give them context and show them why your solution is the one they need to get behind.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1Boc7ZP

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Ep #52: The Art of Telling Your Story - Jose "Caya" Cayasso, CEO/Co-Founder, SlideBean

2015-01-23
Length: 31s

Join us today for an amazing discussion about the intricacies of the fundraising process. This episode is jam packed with brilliant tips and strategies that you can use today in order to make your company more attractive to investors, get into the right accelerator and position your team as a winner that any investor will get in line work with!

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1CVx26o

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Ep #51: The Power of Networking - Drew Taylor, CEO/Co-Founder, AstroPrint

2015-01-21
Length: 33s

Join us today to hear Drew’s amazing story of entrepreneurship, how he and his team founded AstroPrint and were able to successfully get funding to grow the business to its current glory. Listen in for some game-changing advice that will help you land the right investor for your business.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1Em1UOm

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Ep #50: The Right VC Match for You - Mark Peter Davis, Venture Capitalist, Interplay Ventures

2015-01-19
Length: 42s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, our guest is Mark Peter Davis. Mark is the Founder of Interplay Ventures, an investment and incubation firm based in NYC.  He is also the author of The Fundraising Rules, a handbook designed to help entrepreneurs raise capital, and the founder of both the Columbia Venture Community and the New York Venture Community.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1CkWDVF

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Ep #49: Building a World-Class Management Team - Stephanie Newby, CEO, Crimson Hexagon, Founder, Golden Seeds

2015-01-16
Length: 29s

Today, our guest is an iconic figure in early-stage capital-raising game - Stephanie Newby.  Stephanie is the CEO of Crimson Hexagon, a leading social media analytics company. She is also the founder of Golden Seeds, an angel network that focuses on women-lead companies with diverse leadership teams. It is one of the largest in the nation, with over 275 members and four chapters in New York, Boston, Silicon Valley and Texas, plus members in other locations throughout the country and has over $35 million under management in its venture fund.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1ygOyEf

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Ep #48: Finding the Intersection of Good and Profit - Kanyi Maqubela, Venture Capitalist, The Collaborative Fund

2015-01-14
Length: 33s

Have you ever wondered what goes on in a venture capitalist’s mind when he watches a pitch? What drives him to pick one startup over another for an early-stage investment? What unique qualities does he look for in founders and founding teams? Well you’re in luck…Our today’s guest pulls back the curtain on all of these issues and gives us some phenomenal insight into the mind of an early-stage venture capitalist!

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1DUpT76

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Ep #47: Real Estate Crowdfunding - William Skelley, CEO/Founder, iFunding

2015-01-12
Length: 36s

Are you feeling discouraged with your lack of success in finding funding? Have you been looking at crowdfunding and wondered how that would ever work for you? If you have felt that you will never get a yes from a VC, angel or anyone willing to believe in you and your business, don't get discouraged. Just about every founder has been there. Today, we are talking about how you can create a crowdfunding campaign that will help you attract the perfect investors for you.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1C15nQP

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Ep #46: Wait and Know Your Opportunity When You See It - Carter Weiss & Frank Lin, Venture Capitalists, Silas Capital

2015-01-05
Length: 42s

In this episode, we welcome two amazing guests, Carter Weiss and Frank Lin, the founding partners of a consumer venture capital and growth-equity firm, Silas Capital. Carter and Frank partner and invest in entrepreneurs building the next generation of consumer brands, ranging from venture-stage to growth-stage companies (with under $20 million in revenue). They are both former entrepreneurs and investors with a long track record of success across consumer, tech, and internet. They understand first-hand how to build valuable companies as well as exceptional brands.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1wN7JOF 

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Ep #45: Finding an Exit - Sarah Kunst, Angel Investor, Fortis

2015-01-02
Length: 35s

Tune in for this exciting interview with Sarah about setting up your company for acquisition. Discover the lessons, strategies and tools Sarah has learned over years of experience dealing with different startups. Find out how you can prepare and strategically position your company to be acquired in the future. 

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1zwuwA3

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Ep #44: What is Your Trajectory? - Jay Papasan, Author & Managing Partner, Keller Capital

2014-12-31
Length: 34s

Join us as Jay shares his amazing journey and how he became a partner in a private equity firm. Jay explains how you can determine what your most important “One Thing” is and how you can incorporate it into your daily activities to help you achieve success. Discover what you can do with your business in order to stand out from the crowd to investors like Jay Papasan.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/14cuSnH

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Ep #43: Tell a Beautiful Story - Erika Trautman, Founder/CEO, Rapt Media

2014-12-29
Length: 29s

You do not want to miss Erika’s powerful advice for creating the story that will captivate and enthrall your potential investors and customers alike. From selling her house in California to bootstrap Rapt Media to positioning herself and her company for success with networking, Erika learned valuable lessons that she shares with us today. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1BfwQ0u

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Ep #42: Create Traction Before the Launch - Lisa Winning, Founder/CEO, HeTexted

2014-12-25
Length: 30s

On this episode, we welcome Lisa Winning to the show. She is the founder and CEO of HeTexted, a real-time advice platform. 3 million user sessions and 2 book deals later, the platform gives answers to the questions people care about most. Lisa is also on the Advisory Board of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations, and Pride Live Nation.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1CyERSl

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Ep #41: Diversity Leads to Success - Rob Delman, Angel Investor, Managing Director of Golden Seeds

2014-12-24
Length: 33s

I invited Rob to talk about his amazing journey to becoming the established investor he is today. Rob shares his motivations behind his focus on women-ran ventures and why diversity is a great driver for success in today’s market. Listen in to learn about the specific elements that an investor like Rob looks for in a startup to help you set your company up for success and get the funding you are looking for. 

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Ep #40: Bootstrap for Leverage - Grier Allen, Founder/CEO, BoomTown

2014-12-22
Length: 33s

Grier Allen Grier joins me today to share his journey from his entrepreneurial upbringing to BoomTowns inception and the rise to success in a volatile economy. Learn how he and his partner had to take out 2nd mortgages on their homes to bootstrap their business and worked their way up to getting institutional funding for their company. With Grier’s valuable advice, you too can create a business where YOU are the one being courted by investors for the opportunity to invest in your company. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1HgpI69

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Ep #39: Tell Your Creation Story - Adam Quinton, Angel Investor & Founder, Lucas Point Ventures

2014-12-19
Length: 31s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, we are excited to welcome our amazing guest, Adam Quinton, to the show. Adam is the founder/CEO of Lucas Point Ventures, investing in and advising early stage companies. His focus is supporting diverse management teams. Adam comes from the world of investment banking, which gives him a unique perspective on what successful companies do to raise funds on both ends of the spectrum.

Get full show notes an more information here: http://bit.ly/1wPMAGU

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Ep #38: The Deal Structure is Crucial - Matt Dunbar, Angel Investor, Upstate Carolina Angels

2014-12-17
Length: 38s

Today on The Pitch Deck, I am honored to welcome Matt Dunbar. Matt is the Managing Director of the Upstate Carolina Angel Network and co-founder of the South Carolina Angel Network and Palmetto Angel Fund.

Matt and his group, Upstate Carolina Angel Network, is at the forefront of this change and you do not want to miss this chance to get an inside look in the structure and innovations that are coming to the angel investing world.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1GEx7fm

 

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Ep #37: Do your homework! - Evangelos Simoudis, Venture Capitalist, Trident Capital

2014-12-15
Length: 37s

Evangelos is here today to share his experiences both as an entrepreneur and a venture capitalist on how to be successful in the current market. He dives into how founders and their teams should work together to capitalize on their story, and most importantly, their solution. Evangelos provides valuable insight on how to make the perfect pitch to the handpicked investors that will be with you for the long haul.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:

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Ep #36: Getting to the Right Investor at the Right Time - Allyson Downey, Founder/CEO, weeSpring

2014-12-12
Length: 34s

Joins us to hear about Allyson’s inspiring entrepreneurial journey and how she founded weeSpring. Learn how she was able to get into a world-famous accelerator program and got funding in order to grow the company to the success it is today. The advice Allyson has to impart in this episode, will blow our mind and answer many of your questions about getting funding.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1yyOCOF

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Ep #35: A Good Deal Is A Fast Deal - Doreen Bloch, Founder, Poshly

2014-12-10
Length: 38s

On this episode, Doreen shares the dream that helped start her company,  form her business plan and successfully pitch and secure funding needed for expanding the business to next level. You don’t want to miss Doreen’s actionable advice to that will ensure your deal will be the one that no VC could possibly pass up.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1w4esrC

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Ep #34: Get Comfortable with Asking for Money - Angelique Mercurio, Founder, EnerKnol

2014-12-08
Length: 35s

Today’s episode is an amazing case study of what a motivated entrepreneur with a vision can achieve. Angelique Mercurio is the founder and CEO of EnerKnol, a company out to transform the energy industry through efficient access to this type of information for investment professionals. It is is the first comprehensive source for energy policy information. Angelique was named one of New York’s Top 10 Energy Entrepreneurs for two consecutive years.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1yE2fLt

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Ep #33: Pitch the Company, Not the Product - Angela Lee, Angel Investor, 37 Angels

2014-12-05
Length: 36s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, we welcome Angela Lee. Angela is an educator, investor, and entrepreneur.  She is the founder of 37 Angels, a network that invests in early stage startups and trains women to invest in start-ups.  Angela is also the Assistant Dean of Teaching Excellence at Columbia Business School and teaches on the topics of Leadership, Innovation and Strategy.  She is extremely passionate about entrepreneurship and has founded a number of companies.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/12qyZuq

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Ep #32: Adapting To Change - Charles Ablanese, Angel Investor

2014-12-03
Length: 43s

Charles joins us on the show today to share both Do It Right, LLC's and Minority Venture Partners' unique missions and how through these two companies founders are getting the help they need to flourish.  Charles shares his experience with learning all aspects of a startup business while getting AT&T Wireless off the ground level and helping build them into the world-wide brand they are today. This episode is jam-packed with actionable advice that will help you secure the perfect investors for your startup. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1vy8pLH

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Ep #31: Go Big or Go Home - Tim Draper, Venture Capitalist, DFJ/Draper Associates

2014-12-01
Length: 29s

On this episode Tim Draper shares successful pitch stories of huge startups like Skype, Theranos and others as well as some of the biggest mistakes he has seen founders make during the course of his venture capitalist career.  Tune it to get priceless advice from Tim Draper himself on how to make your pitch stand out and avoid some big mistakes. 

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Ep #30: Finding that Lead Investor - Melissa Mash, Co-Founder, Dagne Dover

2014-11-28
Length: 39s

I invited Melissa to the show today to share Dagne Dovers' unique founding story, how they got the customers involved in the development of their product as well as their strategic approach to the product launch and funding. Join us to learn what it means to land a lead investor that will expose you to an array of opportunities that will accelerate your company’s growth exponentially. You don’t want to miss this tip and strategy-packed episode that is sure to help you land that lead investor

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Ep #29: Know Your Business Cold - Sapna Shah, Angel Investor

2014-11-26
Length: 40s

After investing sporadically for over 15 years, Sapna recently has really taken her interest and involvement to the next level. Today, Sapna and I dig into the importance of understanding your customers wants, needs, and desires and how this knowledge can put you light years ahead of your competition. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1tf1q5J

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Ep #28: Team Diversity is the Key - Elizabeth Crowell, Angel Investor, 37 Angels

2014-11-24
Length: 37s

Elizabeth is on the show today because she has a deep desire, and some incredible insight to truly help founders achieve their dreams and make their businesses work. On today’s episode, we dive into what you need to do to be successful in the funding game. Elizabeth shares her tips on everything from how to show your passion while still being professional, to the best ways to spoon-feed your information to your investors to ensure they have everything they need at their fingertips. You do not want to miss this exciting episode that will help you find the perfect investor/VC for your team! 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1v9JMoD

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Ep #27: The Foundry Group - Jason Mendelson, Venture Capitalist

2014-11-21
Length: 29s

Jason Mendelson is a co-founder of Foundry Group, an early-stage venture capital firm located in Boulder, Colorado.  In his previous life, he has been a managing director at Mobius Venture Capital, a lawyer at Cooley LLP and a software engineer at Accenture. He also co-founded Shareholder Representative Services. In addition to his investing career Jason has co-written the book Venture Deals, Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist and is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado Law School where he teaches a course on venture capital.  Jason is also the Chairman of the Entrepreneurial Board at Silicon Flatirons.

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Ep #26: Create a Culture of Courage - Dr. Merom Klein, Angel Investor

2014-11-20
Length: 40s

Today, I am excited to introduce our amazing guest, Dr. Merom Klein. Merom is a business psychologist who advises entrepreneurs (either in large corporations or in startup ventures) on what it takes to get their BIG IDEAS adopted and executed as well as on building teams with the right talent in the right places with the right rewards to drive adoption.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1F1fN3n

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Ep #25: A Cohesive Team With A Solution - Nisa Amoils, Angel Investor

2014-11-19
Length: 35s

With a great product must be a great team. This will impress and grab powerful investors like Nisa Amoils. Nisa is an active Angel Investor and startup advisor in the New York City entrepreneur ecosystem.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1BqsTun

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Ep #24: How To Answer The Big 3 Questions - Kat Vorotova, Founder, Try The World

2014-11-18
Length: 34s

Kat shares their incredible story of how they juggled launching a new business, going to school and finding the RIGHT investors for their business. We dive into how Kat was able to identify the advisors and investors that has helped her company to incredible success and revolutionized the way people shop for food online. You do not want to miss a second of Kat’s advice to founders who are struggling to find investors. Find out what you need to include in your pitch deck that will catch the attention and earn the trust of the perfect investors for you!

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1tVWMJ6

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Ep #23: Lessons in Crowd Funded Equity - Noah Dentzel, Founder, Nomad

2014-11-17
Length: 40s

Noah joins the show to share his entrepreneurial journey, from starting in crowd funding using Kickstarter and Indiegogo, to using that same approach on a larger scale to grow Nomad to new heights. Within the last two years, since Nomad start using crowd funding, they have grown to $3.5 million in sales direct to consumer without ever having to raise outside capital. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1H2kSfA

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Ep #22: Talk To Your Potential Customers - Julie Larossi, Angel Investor, Atlanta Technology Angels & Angel Capital Group

2014-11-14
Length: 39s

Joining The Pitch Deck today is angel investor, strategy advisor, entrepreneur and professor of Entrepreneurship at the Moore School of Business, Julie Iarossi. Julie has a wealth of knowledge in the entrepreneurial and startup world. She begun in engineering and has spent the last 25 years helping businesses with commercial banking and wealth management. Julie and I dive into her years of experience to help you to take the first steps needed before you even think about pitching an investor for the first time. Don't miss this episode's tips that will ensure you NEVER experience the investment pitch "Kiss of Death!"

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1wiwpPk

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Ep #21: Show Viability and Value - Max Menon, Angel Investor

2014-11-13
Length: 33s

If you’re trying to prove to your investors that your product is worth paying attention to, you’ve  already put a dent into your pitch deck. Want to learn how to avoid doing that? On today’s episode of The Pitch Deck, Max Menon join us to talk about the core concepts that investors love to hear and see. Max is an engineer by trade and an active investor in the stock market for the last 20 years. With his experience and passion to help markets succeed, he recently started looking at angel investing to diversify his portfolio.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1wMpF01

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Ep #20: Be Totally Invested - Steve Swanson, Angel Investor

2014-11-12
Length: 38s

Focusing on an exit and pitching that vision to investors is something that will make you come off as a used car salesmen. Steve imparts great advice about being authentic and fully devoted in order to achieve the win-win strategy for investors and founders. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1xvkL5U

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Ep #19: Practice, Practice, Practice - Lenna MacDonald, Angel Investor, Balnakeil Ventures & Charleston Angel Partners

2014-11-11
Length: 35s

Regardless if you are gearing up for your first pitch or your 100th, a successful pitch to investors is the result of a multitude of internal and external factors. However, the area that you have complete control over is how prepared and open you and your team are for the scrutiny to come. To aid you in this, I invited Lenna MacDonald on the show today. Lenna has been an active business advisor and investor for over 20 years and has served in a variety of business roles including executive, private company board member, external consultant and angel investor. Lenna is the Former Chief Strategy Officer, General Counsel and corporate secretary for Force Protection, Inc. which was acquired by General Dynamics Land Systems.

 You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1uaDO6j

 

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Ep #18: Solve a BIG Problem - Josh Rowland, Angel Investor, Angel Capital Group

2014-11-10
Length: 34s

Joshua Rowland  is the Vice Chairman of Lead Bank, an 86 year old commercial bank, dedicated to serving small business in Kansas City, Missouri. Josh is also the Executive Director of Lead Ventures, an Angel-Funded accelerator for area businesses, which invested over a million dollars in startups in the area. Josh is the Kansas City Chapter President of the Angel Capital Group, which connects local angel investors to nationally sourced investment opportunities.

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Ep #17: Cultural Compatibility with Investors - Christy Prunier, Founder, Willa

2014-11-07
Length: 30s

We invited Christy to share the story of her inspiring entrepreneurial journey from Willa’s conception to getting proper funding and building lasting relationships with investors. Christy shares some killer tips for delivering an awesome and dynamic pitch as well as some of the hard lessons she's learned in the process. We also discuss how deep connections with investors can help prepare you for unexpected challenges and set your business up for success. You don't want to miss this value-packed episode that is sure to help you on your fund-raising journey.

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Ep #16: Momentum Before The Pitch - Ted Mann, CEO, SnipSnap

2014-11-06
Length: 42s

Momentum is key in Ted’s journey, and if you’d like to learn how he was able to achieve it, tune in now! Ted shares how he was able to leverage that momentum for raising capital, gaining traction and negotiating terms in his favor.

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Ep #15: Strong Vision and Engagement - Dave Feinlieb, Venture Capitalist, Mohr Davidow Ventures

2014-11-05
Length: 35s

Dave Feinlieb, an investor, advisor and serial entrepreneur joins us on the show today. You’ll want to listen to this episode to learn about the importance of having a strong vision behind your product or service, as it is often the key to many successful opportunities.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1ufZuPA

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Ep #14: Integrity With Your Pitch - Ted Fienning, Angel Investor, Angel Capital Group

2014-11-04
Length: 26s

We invited Ted to share his philosophy behind selecting his investments and how, through mentoring and training his investors, he has found his new passion and mission in life. Tune in for Ted's solid tips and strategies that are sure to give you an edge in the startup game.

 You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1uajbbE

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Ep #13: Inside an Investor's Mind - David Mendez, Venture Capitalist, General Partner, CAP A Partners

2014-11-03
Length: 27s

Join us as David gives us a peek into an investor’s mind and explains the dos and don’ts of the pitching process for startups. Discover the specifics of what companies can do in order to present themselves in a more appealing manner to VCs and what to watch out for during those presentations. Don’t miss this episode’s valuable advice that will put you on the right track to get the funding you are looking for

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Ep #12: No Fluff Just Transparency - David Vulcano, Angel Investor, Angel Capital Groups

2014-10-31
Length: 35s

David is an Angel investor with a strong mission to support companies that solve problems not dreams. This episode serves well for both the investor and entrepreneur because you’ll hear solid advice and tips from David. 

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1waWrI4

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Ep #11: What's the one thing? - Nancy Grden, CEO, Genomind

2014-10-30
Length: 41s

We invited Nancy to tell her story of how she ended up in the biotech space (one of the most difficult arenas for raising funds at the early stage) and how she was able to raise funds for Genomind. Tune in for Nancy’s detailed tips on how to make your presentation sound more appealing to investors.

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Ep #10: Swinging for the Bleachers - Lawrence Richenstein, Angel Investor, New York Angels

2014-10-29
Length: 38s

Angel investor, mentor and serial entrepreneur, Lawrence Richenstein, is our featured guest on The Pitch Deck today. Lawrence is an angel investor with the New York Angels, where he sits on the board of directors. He has invested in over 40 companies in the last 7 years that he has been together with the famous investing group. Looking at his background, it is easy to see why Lawrence is so successful with angel investing. He has spent nearly his entire life in the entrepreneurial world, from working in a family business, to starting several of his own.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1xpSBZM

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Ep #9: Make Your Investors' Money Work For Them - Matt Johnson, VC, Johnson Magrath & Partners

2014-10-28
Length: 41s

Matt is the one you want in your corner if you are pitching for investments. Win him over with your pitch, keep him interested and he will go to bat and help you and your business get the funding and support you need to succeed. With a diverse portfolio in everything from online business, medical equipment to tangible goods, Johnson Magrath and Partners may be the perfect fit for your startup.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1oIki0Q

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Ep 08: Avoiding Common Entrepreneur Mistakes - Dirk Brown, Serial Entrepreneur, Pandoodle

2014-10-27
Length: 27s

With 20 years of experience in the field, Dirk is on the show to share what it takes to raise capital and to dispel some of the myths around pitching investors.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/ZQFshx

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Ep #7: Don't Take it Personally - Tim Kelly, CEO, Zubie

2014-10-24
Length: 41s

Under Tim’s leadership, Zubie has gained the backing of several blue chip investors such as Nokia Growth Partners, OPENAIR Equity Partners, BP Capital Management and InnoVentures Capital Partners. Tim shares how he developed their expansion plan and pinpointed potential investors. Join us to find out how you too can develop your pitch that will help you raise funds for your business and continues its growth.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/12gii5F

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Ep #6: How The Cool Factor Wins Over Investors - Taylor Kilfoil, Angel Investor, InClin

2014-10-23
Length: 44s

Taylor sits on a board of numerous investment interests with a wide range of startups, diversifying in assets such: as oil, energy, real estate, property development, vineyards and orchards. With this episode, you’re in for a good treat. You're about to learn exactly what makes a startup attractive to an investor (Hint: it’s not your product or service)... tune in to find out!

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Ep #5: Culture is Key - John Smith, Founder, BreaktheEquation

2014-10-22
Length: 31s

John believes having a strong company culture leads to strong talent...and strong talent leads to success. With his extensive experience of pitching in front of big investors, John shares the fundamental and effective elements of pitching that seals the deal. You’ll want to be all in for this episode of The Pitch Deck - it could be the key to your next successful pitch!

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1wefOyu

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Ep #4: Honesty Above All Else With Your Investor - Brett Topche, Managing Director, MentorTech Ventures

2014-10-21
Length: 47s

Brett is the managing director of MentorTech Ventures where he has worked with multiple companies such as PayPerks, Kembrel, Curalate, Quad Learning and SnipSnap. For most of his career, he has focused on investing in eCommerce, mobile applications, digital media and business-to-business software. Brett started out, before he could even legally drink, as a summer intern and worked his way up to Associate with NJTC Venture Fund and later was a member of the Fund Investments Team at Hamilton Lane Advisors.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1umEP7q

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Ep #3: Convince Investors That You Are All In - Bert Golinski, Founder, Rebel Capital Advisors

2014-10-20
Length: 34s

On this episode of The Pitch Deck, Bert shares his past and current experiences of interacting with large numbers of startups and founders, as well as his perspective on what makes them a good choice for a potentially-profitable investment opportunity. He talks about what you can do to stand out to investors, what to avoid in the pitching process and how to manage your investor relationships. Grab a pen and a sheet of paper, or your favorite note app, and get ready for some serious game-changing tips!

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Ep #2: It's About That Relationship - AJ Agrawal, CEO/Co-Founder, Alumnify

2014-10-20
Length: 35s

AJ’s company, Alumnify, was recently able to successfully raise a substantial amount of capital, helping them to pass their series seed and get ready to move on to series A.

We invited AJ to share his recent experience with raising capital for Alumnify. Tune in for some solid advice on what you can do to deliver the best pitch possible and find the right investor for your business. Don’t miss this priceless information that will help you avoid mistakes that many founders make.

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Ep #1: Finding Balance With Your Investor - Alicia Syrett, Angel Investor

2014-10-15
Length: 36s

Alicia Syrett is the founder and CEO of Pantegrion Capital and a very active and engaged angel investor in the New York startup ecosystem. She is also on the Board of Directors of NY Angels and Golden Seeds. As a former entrepreneur and CAO of multi-billion dollar hedge fund and private equity firms, Alicia has a burning passion for building and growing businesses.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1w7PR2Q

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