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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Elon Musk

Elon Musk Thinks Your Company Should Fail. Let’s Prove Him Wrong!

By Robert Steven Kramarz / January 5, 2022

Question:  After a bunch of calls/meetings with investors, why am I still hearing “No” and “Too early”?  Why does it seem to take dozens or hundreds of calls with investors? How many calls/meetings will it take to meet the right investor?  How can I reduce the number of calls/meetings needed to find the right investor? […]

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Born with Every Disadvantage One Needs to Succeed – When Anger Works

By Robert Donnell / October 19, 2021

Sports can teach us a lot about raising capital.  That statement is unconventional like all of my posts.  Remember, as an entrepreneur raising capital, if you do what everyone else does, you’ll get the same results as everyone else does which is not much.  So pay attention. Meet Jim Abbot.  He was born without a […]

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Vision Mastery in Action - Jericho

Vision Mastery in Action – The Jericho Center – 3 Surprising Lessons

By Robert Steven Kramarz / September 28, 2021

This post covers a little-used yet very effective method of increasing funding for small yet high-impact ventures.  The secret is combining funding from both non-profit donors and for-profit investors.  This of course applies only to impact-driven ventures and only at early stages. The mystery is, exactly how do you do this while remaining both legal […]

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pitching myths

Three Pitching Myths That Kill Investor Interest

By Robert Steven Kramarz / September 13, 2021

With investors, the Rule of Three can make or break your funding. Passion. Product. Team. But there is a fourth element to that equation. Entrepreneurs tend to think pitching should embody one or even all three of those elements. But they would be wrong as they don’t understand myths that kill investor interest. There are […]

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How Keep Investors Happy When Pivoting

How to Keep Investors Happy When Pivoting – A Four-Point Guide

By Robert Steven Kramarz / August 22, 2021

#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 […]

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