trust but verify

“Trust but Verify” – 10 Ways to Earn Financial Credibility With Lenders

By Robert Steven Kramarz / December 8, 2021

The clock is ticking. Your window of opportunity to dominate your niche, and raise capital, is closing all the time.   Let me help you beat the funding clock. I’ve been a VIP speaker for Credibility Nation this week, speaking on “financial credibility” so I thought I’d pass on to you some of the secrets that I’ve been […]

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Revenue Participation in 2021: Why it May Be Best for You and Your Investors

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 11, 2021

Vision Master Alert:  Do not overlook Revenue Participation in 2021 as you seek to finance your vision. Revenue Participation in 2021 continues to gain attention as a way to power exciting new companies. Revenue Participation, or royalty financing, is a kind of investment in which the business at hand receives funding based on expected or future […]

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A Funding Model You Need to Know – Revenue Royalties

By Robert Steven Kramarz / August 10, 2018

As you may know, Wall Street guru Arthur Lipper is the Chairman of Intelliversity’s Board of Advisor, and for a good reason. Arthur is both a creative visionary and grounded on earth (which is a balance we want you to achieve for yourself.)  Mr. Lipper has been one of the giants of the financial world for […]

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Royalty Funding

Happiness is a Warm Puppy (or a Royalty Investment)

By Robert Steven Kramarz / November 30, 2017

Want to hear a story that will make you happy? You’ll want to hug your investor. You and your investor(s) argue about valuation for six months and can’t come close.  Your business opportunity is fading into the sunset.  Not good.  Then, after reading a blog on the Intelliversity site, you finally agree to fund your […]

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Royalty Funding Check

Royalty Funding Coming on Strong – An Alternative for Innovative Companies

By Robert Steven Kramarz / October 20, 2017

Royalty Funding Coming on Strong – An Alternative for Innovative Companies Picture this: You follow everything I advise in this endless Intelliversity blog.  Finally, finally, you have an interested investor.  BIG step forward.  Then he/she lets you know they want 40% of your company, or more, for their cash.  Sounds like Shark Tank, right?  Now […]

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Royalty Funding by Intelliversity

Royalty Funding – Still the Wave of the Future

By Robert Steven Kramarz / September 15, 2017

  Royalty Funding – Still the Wave of the Future Interest in Cryptocurrency Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) waxes and wanes, but interest in royalty funding (revenue participation)  continues steady growth. Vision Masters are asking:  “Why give away equity which may in the future be worth tens or hundreds of millions of dollars, along with the danger of stockholder […]

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Royalty Funding

Royalty Funding – Why Is It So Rare

By Robert Steven Kramarz / August 17, 2017

Royalty Funding – Why Is It So Rare So is the man in the picture taking or replacing the golden egg? Depends. Is he the investor or the entrepreneur? Park the question for now. Here’s a true story you may find familiar:  a young CEO is running an exciting start-up in the field of agriculture, […]

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How to get investors to listen

How to Make Investors Sit Up and Take Notice

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 27, 2017

How to Make Investors Sit Up and Take Notice I’ve spent so much time discussing trust and relationship issues that you may imagine I’ve lost sight of the deal structure. Should you even consider the deal structure before you meet the dealer (the investor)? As a deal structure, will offering a royalty-based deal help make […]

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"I Don’t Want To Be Alone; I Just Want To Be LET Alone." Greta Garbo

By Robert Steven Kramarz / July 13, 2017

This could have been said by Greta Garbo but certainly, she expressed it in a different way,  “All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.” ― Gabriel García Márquez. Same goes for businesses. This problem came up just yesterday, so it’s fresh in my mind:  Company A needs a $100,000 cash for marketing which its owner […]

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Revenue royalties by Intelliversity

Royalty Funding – No Dilution, No Exposure

By Robert Steven Kramarz / June 15, 2017

Royalty Funding – No Dilution, No Exposure Royalty funding is an exciting option for many businesses in different stages of funding. It incentivizes investors to “give you a hand” without giving away your company. Here is a recap of new writings by Royalty funding expert Arthur Lipper. Arthur is one of the world’s most knowledgeable […]

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