Stan Solomonson Investor

Meet Investor Dr. Stan Solomonson – Food, The Future and The Environment

By Robert Steven Kramarz / May 19, 2022

This week’s interview is with a man that had extraordinary experience and advice to pass on to you. Stan has committed his life to creating ways to make food and the environment work for the future. Take some of the lessons around success and failure from a veteran of living a life that works. As […]

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Delight Investors With Brilliance Mining

By Robert Steven Kramarz / April 20, 2022

This is a powerful interview with a “Brilliance Miner” with a unique perspective on harnessing brilliance in Vision Masters to create trust with investors.  This process simplifies daily operations and improves scalability… Watch, read, and act! VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Robert Steven Kramarz: Hi there. This is Robert Steven Kramarz, founder of Intelliversity, the host of your […]

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Rick Girard Interview

Avoid Killing Your Company and Scaring Investors With Bad Hires

By Robert Steven Kramarz / April 7, 2022

  What follows is the transcript of my recent video interview with Rick Girard This is a powerful interview with a “disruptor” with a unique perspective on hiring.  Watch, read, and act! This interview grew out of my conversations with founders who shared that their greatest fear was the hiring of the wrong people.  They […]

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Seasoned Investor Shares A Surprising Viewpoint That Creates Reliable ROI

By Robert Steven Kramarz / March 15, 2022

  What follows is the transcript of my recent video interview with Rob Hanna, a prolific Angel investor focusing on women-led companies and diverse founding teams, nationwide. He believes that women founders represent an enormous untapped, underrepresented market for investors. Mr. Hanna’s criteria for selecting investors reflect his unique style.  He seeks high-energy innovators who […]

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Silvia Mah Angel Investor

A Prolific Angel Investor Who Tackles Her Own Investor Biases in Innovated Ways

By Robert Steven Kramarz / February 18, 2022

  What follows is the transcript of my recent video interview with Silvia Mah, PhD, a prolific Angel investor focusing on women-led companies and diverse founding teams.  As you’ll hear, like with my investing practice, Silvia is not doing this to be “correct” but because it works as an investment thesis. I hope this excites […]

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Sheryl Sandberg’s Message to Vision Masters about Startup Valuation

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 27, 2021

Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Facebook, and her unique form of leadership is a vital part of the story of the social media company’s success. She obtained her master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. She also earned a Bachelor of Art & Science from Harvard University. Both she […]

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The Not-Warren Buffett Interview

By Robert Steven Kramarz / October 27, 2020

Key Takeaways: Pitch like you are pitching to Warren Buffett Focus on management and the 5-10 years trends in your favor Be sure you have a well-balanced team – Vision Master and Execution Master   Our Not interview series focuses on Vision Masters vs. Visionaries. A Vision Master is often both. No innovation comes to […]

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Calling Vision Masters

Vision Masters Wanted

By Robert Steven Kramarz / November 13, 2019

Not every innovator should make an appointment to connect with me.  There’s just not enough time in the day.  We’re interested in speaking with innovators who are: Looking to raise capital (not grants), and Vision masters, not visionaries The difference you ask? A visionary sees the future. A “vision master” makes the future. Yes, I’d […]

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Steve Job and Jony Ive

Seven Critical Lessons Innovators Can Learn from Jony Ive Leaving Apple

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 2, 2019

This is going to be controversial. This is going to be good. Read on… As the old story goes, a pessimist walks into a room with a pile of dung and says “There’s nothing here but a pile of horse sh*t.” An optimist walks into a room finding just a pile of horse sh*t and declares  […]

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Raising Capital the Navy Seal’s Way – The One Key That Opens the Door to Funding

By Robert Steven Kramarz / May 21, 2019

Raising capital the Navy Seal’s way inspired by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. Let’s meet these guys. JOCKO WILLINK is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, host of the top-rated Jocko Podcast, and co-founder of Echelon Front. LEIF […]

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