Category Archives: Venture Capital

Does the Financial Model Matter When Raising Money?

Whether you are running a start-up or mature company, if you want to raise money from a venture capital or private equity firm, or borrow money from a bank or other lender, you are going to need a financial model.  … Continue reading

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Communicating With Capital – Part 2 – After the Deal is Done

Capital is one of the essential ingredients necessary for starting and growing a company. That capital can come from an angel investor, venture capital firm, private equity firm, bank, or one of the many other available capital sources. Regardless of … Continue reading

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Exit Trends for Venture Backed Companies

When starting a company and choosing to raise money from a venture capital firm, there are many unpredictable events that lie ahead for the company. However, one very predictable event for any venture backed company that does not fail is … Continue reading

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Communicating With Capital – Part 1 – Before the Deal Is Done

As management teams prepare to raise equity or debt for their businesses their attention is usually focused on business plans, financial models, ratios, and returns. All of those are important elements of raising capital, but properly communicating with prospective investors and lenders is equally important and needs management attention. Continue reading

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5 Tips for Crowdfunding in Wisconsin – Article in “In Business” Magazine In Which I Was Interviewed

5 Tips for Crowdfunding in Wisconsin – In Business Madison – August 2014.

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