START UPS AND TITANS

START UPS AND TITANS

Rule 6: Investors? Be careful what you wish for

The truth not fiction

See the truth behind the dream of funding and investors in this captivating chapter. Gone are the fairy tales of riches and success effortlessly flowing from investor pockets to yours. We know better. With over $100,000,000 raised in startup funding and extensive research, I’ve witnessed the reality firsthand. As an entrepreneur, you may be unfamiliar with the intricacies of seeking investors, but fear not—we’re here to guide you. Think of raising money as navigating the depths of the ocean. You may encounter helpful dolphins or even friendly whales, but be cautious of the lurking predators. Taking on investors is a high-risk endeavor, with wondrous benefits and shockingly bad downsides. We’ll equip you with the knowledge to make informed decisions. Discover your ideal investor, understand how to raise funds, and uncover real-life examples. Let’s dive in together and focus on those who truly see your vision.

Who lives in the ocean?

Enter the diverse ecosystem of investors, each with their distinct characteristics and motivations. Delve into the pivotal role of friends and family investors, who believe not only in your business but in you as well. Ascend to the realm of angel investors, extraordinary individuals who have often triumphed over their own entrepreneurial journeys. As we venture higher up the capital raising food chain, encounter the formidable beasts: family offices, venture capitalists, and private equity firms. Gain a profound understanding of their investment strategies, risk profiles, and the potential impact they may have on your business. Through captivating real-life examples, witness the intricate dynamics of professional investors and their transformative influence. Join us on this immersive expedition, armed with knowledge and wisdom, as we navigate the complexities of securing the right investors to propel your business forward.

When things go wrong

Discover the realities and challenges faced by entrepreneurs and investors when the tides turn against them. We explore the three distinct types of investor reactions: the disappointed but reasonable, the angry seeker of blame, and the utterly irrational. Through gripping anecdotes and personal experiences, we delve into the murky depths of investors who undermine and actively seek to destroy the businesses they’ve invested in, but also the wonderful investors who stand beside the business and do nothing but help. Brace yourself for jaw-dropping accounts of sabotage, manipulation, and bizarre behavior. Uncover the invaluable lessons and cautionary tales that will arm you with the knowledge to navigate these treacherous but potentially bountiful waters. Don’t miss out on this eye-opening chapter that exposes the dark side of investment and reminds us that not all that glitters is gold…unless it is.

Rule 6: Investors? Be careful what you wish for

The truth not fiction

See the truth behind the dream of funding and investors in this captivating chapter. Gone are the fairy tales of riches and success effortlessly flowing from investor pockets to yours. We know better. With over $100,000,000 raised in startup funding and extensive research, I’ve witnessed the reality firsthand. As an entrepreneur, you may be unfamiliar with the intricacies of seeking investors, but fear not—we’re here to guide you. Think of raising money as navigating the depths of the ocean. You may encounter helpful dolphins or even friendly whales, but be cautious of the lurking predators. Taking on investors is a high-risk endeavor, with wondrous benefits and shockingly bad downsides. We’ll equip you with the knowledge to make informed decisions. Discover your ideal investor, understand how to raise funds, and uncover real-life examples. Let’s dive in together and focus on those who truly see your vision.

Who lives in the ocean?

Enter the diverse ecosystem of investors, each with their distinct characteristics and motivations. Delve into the pivotal role of friends and family investors, who believe not only in your business but in you as well. Ascend to the realm of angel investors, extraordinary individuals who have often triumphed over their own entrepreneurial journeys. As we venture higher up the capital raising food chain, encounter the formidable beasts: family offices, venture capitalists, and private equity firms. Gain a profound understanding of their investment strategies, risk profiles, and the potential impact they may have on your business. Through captivating real-life examples, witness the intricate dynamics of professional investors and their transformative influence. Join us on this immersive expedition, armed with knowledge and wisdom, as we navigate the complexities of securing the right investors to propel your business forward.

When things go wrong

Discover the realities and challenges faced by entrepreneurs and investors when the tides turn against them. We explore the three distinct types of investor reactions: the disappointed but reasonable, the angry seeker of blame, and the utterly irrational. Through gripping anecdotes and personal experiences, we delve into the murky depths of investors who undermine and actively seek to destroy the businesses they’ve invested in, but also the wonderful investors who stand beside the business and do nothing but help. Brace yourself for jaw-dropping accounts of sabotage, manipulation, and bizarre behavior. Uncover the invaluable lessons and cautionary tales that will arm you with the knowledge to navigate these treacherous but potentially bountiful waters. Don’t miss out on this eye-opening chapter that exposes the dark side of investment and reminds us that not all that glitters is gold…unless it is.

Rule 6: Investors? Be careful what you wish for

The truth not fiction

See the truth behind the dream of funding and investors in this captivating chapter. Gone are the fairy tales of riches and success effortlessly flowing from investor pockets to yours. We know better. With over $100,000,000 raised in startup funding and extensive research, I’ve witnessed the reality firsthand. As an entrepreneur, you may be unfamiliar with the intricacies of seeking investors, but fear not—we’re here to guide you. Think of raising money as navigating the depths of the ocean. You may encounter helpful dolphins or even friendly whales, but be cautious of the lurking predators. Taking on investors is a high-risk endeavor, with wondrous benefits and shockingly bad downsides. We’ll equip you with the knowledge to make informed decisions. Discover your ideal investor, understand how to raise funds, and uncover real-life examples. Let’s dive in together and focus on those who truly see your vision.

Who lives in the ocean?

Enter the diverse ecosystem of investors, each with their distinct characteristics and motivations. Delve into the pivotal role of friends and family investors, who believe not only in your business but in you as well. Ascend to the realm of angel investors, extraordinary individuals who have often triumphed over their own entrepreneurial journeys. As we venture higher up the capital raising food chain, encounter the formidable beasts: family offices, venture capitalists, and private equity firms. Gain a profound understanding of their investment strategies, risk profiles, and the potential impact they may have on your business. Through captivating real-life examples, witness the intricate dynamics of professional investors and their transformative influence. Join us on this immersive expedition, armed with knowledge and wisdom, as we navigate the complexities of securing the right investors to propel your business forward.

When things go wrong

Discover the realities and challenges faced by entrepreneurs and investors when the tides turn against them. We explore the three distinct types of investor reactions: the disappointed but reasonable, the angry seeker of blame, and the utterly irrational. Through gripping anecdotes and personal experiences, we delve into the murky depths of investors who undermine and actively seek to destroy the businesses they’ve invested in, but also the wonderful investors who stand beside the business and do nothing but help. Brace yourself for jaw-dropping accounts of sabotage, manipulation, and bizarre behavior. Uncover the invaluable lessons and cautionary tales that will arm you with the knowledge to navigate these treacherous but potentially bountiful waters. Don’t miss out on this eye-opening chapter that exposes the dark side of investment and reminds us that not all that glitters is gold…unless it is.