Elevator pitch for investors

Elevator Pitch for Investors (How to Charm a Stone)

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 11, 2017

Elevator Pitch for Investors (How to Charm a Stone) Investors are essential for business growth Charm warms up investors Brevity is the essence of charm. Have you ever thought it funny that we call the short business pitch an elevator pitch since most people keep to themselves on elevators? Well, maybe that’s because they don’t […]

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Trust - The Silver Bullet of Funding

Trust – the Silver Bullet of Funding

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 20, 2017

This interview was given by Robert Steven Kramarz the Executive Director of Intelliversity. The topic is of critical importance to anyone seeking to fund a concept,  from any source.  That topic is Trust. “Trust is the silver bullet in the funding, in the business of getting funding. ” Robert Steven Kramarz (Rob) You are invited to listen […]

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Fast track to funding #4 by Intelliversity

Listen Your Way to Funding – Master Listening (Part 2)

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 20, 2017

Listen Your Way to Funding – Master Listening (Part 2) Fast Track to Funding #4 Last week I introduced you to the concept of mastering listening as a skill set that we all think we’re good at, but few of us truly are – and to the idea that listening is a skill that can […]

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Fast track to funding #3

Want to be Heard? Want to be Trusted? Become a Master Listener

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 13, 2017

Want to be Heard? Want to be Trusted? Become a ‘Master Listener.’ – Fast Track to Funding #3  I’d like you to listen to me for a few minutes. Really listen. No phones, no distractions. No problem, right?  After all, you’ve mastered the art of listening. That’s part of what makes you a great vision master. […]

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Why Vision Masters Need to Master CPR – On the Fast Track to Funding #1

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 1, 2017

Why Vision Masters Need to Master CPR On the Fast Track to Funding #1 In my previous post, The Tale of Two Endings – The Power of a Promise Fulfilled, I discussed the power of making and keeping promises to generate investor trust. But there’s something equally important in the realm of having effective meetings – […]

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Deepening trust - Are you fundable #8

How to Deepen Trust – The Power of Promises – Are You Fundable #8

By Robert Steven Kramarz / May 16, 2017

How to Deepen Trust – The Power of Promises Are You Fundable #8 The question of how to establish trust was front and center in my post of two weeks ago. In my last post, we explored how to evoke trust once it is established to some level. In this post, I want to share a […]

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Are You Fundable #6

The One Time When Ignorance Really Can Lead to Bliss – When Not Knowing Breeds Trust

By Robert Steven Kramarz / May 1, 2017

One Time Ignorance Really Can Lead to Bliss – When Not Knowing Breeds Trust – Are You Fundable #6 Last week we began a journey towards understanding the elements of trust as they relate to your relationships with investors. We surmised that becoming truly related to an investor was a prerequisite to funding and that […]

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Am I fundable

Are You Fundable – Get Heard by Investors

By Robert Steven Kramarz / April 18, 2017

Are You Fundable – Are you Being Heard by Investors? Our goal with Intelliversity’s “Are You Fundable” program is to see more innovations receive funding. Around 97% of new ideas and company growth plans are never funded.  This is unacceptable, as it’s not about the availability of money; it’s really about fear – investor fear.  Convert […]

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The Two Mindsets of Winning Teams – Are You Fundable #4

By Robert Steven Kramarz / April 12, 2017

The Two Mindsets of Winning Teams – Are You Fundable #4 In the last segment of this series, I counseled you, the vision-master founder of an innovation company (or the execution master looking for a home) to see the value in forming a two-headed “hydra” with a trusted co-founder. In this segment, I’d like to help […]

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Are you fundable #3 - Are two sexes better than one

Are You Fundable #3 – Are Two Sexes Better Than One?

By Robert Steven Kramarz / April 3, 2017

Are Two Sexes Better Than One? Are You Fundable #4 In my last article in this series, I posited that gender, ethnic and sexual orientation bias is bad for business, especially in the context of creating effective management teams for innovative companies. In this post, I’ll explain why that’s true and invite you to build […]

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