What would Elon Musk Say about your Business Pivot?
If you could ask Elon Musk for advice on your business pivot, you would. You already know that Mr. Musk is now the wealthiest business owner on the planet, leaving aside only the Queen of England and Vladimir Putin possibly. By now it’s clear his success is not a matter of luck, succeeding as founder […]Read More
Women Raising Capital – Is There Bias?
Many women CEOs raising capital believe that bias against women exists. We know that 90% of VCs are male. Our calculations show that 80% of angel investors are men. So bias, whether deliberate or unconscious, could be expected. (Controversial) Question: Is there an actual bias against women entrepreneurs seeking investment? Continue reading to see why I […]Read More
How to Keep Investors Happy When Pivoting – A Four-Point Guide
#1 How to align with investors when pivoting Building a profitable venture is hard for many entrepreneurs, even with a top-notch product or service. From raising funds and putting together a winning team to converting that first prospect into revenue, turning any idea into a business is a scary deal. So, when that first idea […]Read More
Fast-Track to Funding: The One Fact to Know about Pivoting that will Impress Investors (Angels and VCs)
What is the one fact you can know about pivoting that will impress angel investors? Refer to the famous TED talk by Bill Gross (VC and founder of IdeaLab) “The Biggest Single Reason Why Startups Succeed” If he’s right, and I believe he is, and so if good timing is the most predictive factor in […]Read More