In the last post for raising capital, I mentioned the following three (3) steps: Get in front of the right people Know what to say Give them the right deal In this post, we will cover Step 1 in more detail. Assignment: Investor Profile The first thing you need to do is be very specific [...]
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An Interview with George Antone & Don Debelak “Business Models Made Easy” Before you write a business plan, before you start marketing, before you look for funding, you should develop the most important tool in your business arsenal: a winning business model. A great business model sets amazing successes apart from failures. Don Debelak reveals [...]
In an earlier post, I discussed the phases of launching a business. In this post, I’ll start by discussing part 1 of Phase I (Idea Development). I’m a checklist and process driven person, and I have documented the processes I use to launch businesses. Now keep in mind these might not be perfect, but for [...]
The single most important thing any entrepreneur or investor can learn is raising capital (other people’s money, OPM). Most people are scared of the idea of raising capital, but it turns out to be the most fun. People are afraid because they don’t know how to play the game – the capital raising game. So [...]
For years, I have been approached by students involved in network marketing and have been asked to join various companies involved with juices, drinks, pills, telephones, websites… You name it, I’ve been pitched to join it. I was sick and tired of it. For years, I didn’t think much of ‘network marketing’ or ‘MLM’s,’ and [...]
If you are an ACTIVE investor, here are THREE things you must do: 1) Become an expert in ONE strategy. This could be in a real estate niche or some business niche. For example, become an expert in income properties, or casinos, or franchises, etc. Do NOT move into another niche until you have ‘made [...]
I have said ability to raise money (capital) is one of the most important things a wealth builder needs to know. I have raised well over 10 million dollars (probably over 20 million) in the last 7 years. Raising money comes down to a number a very important core things. One such thing is your [...]