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Startup Pitch – Judging the 6-Minute

On March 14, 2016, Posted by , In Startup Economics, By , With Comments Off on Startup Pitch – Judging the 6-Minute

Last week I attended Graduation Day (aka “Demo Day”) for a local startup accelerator. Thirty aspiring entrepreneurs had started the 16-week program. Only eight made it to graduation. Each had six minutes to present their venture to the audience and, hopefully, score a follow up meeting with an investor. Six…

The Lure of False Prophets (leaders)

On March 9, 2016, Posted by , In Misc., With Comments Off on The Lure of False Prophets (leaders)

The world is full of charlatans and some are disguised as false prophets. Their domain is not confined to religion. They can be found in politics, health care, business, and almost every other sector of life. They have a strong magnetic pull…an almost irresistible lure of truth and hope. They…

The Problem of Founder / Owner Replication

On March 1, 2016, Posted by , In Startup Team, By , With Comments Off on The Problem of Founder / Owner Replication

What happens if the founder gets hit by a bus? This is a question prospective investors and board members sometimes ask themselves behind closed doors. The problem of founder/owner replication is often the gating issue to making an investment, or performing one’s fiduciary responsibilities to shareholders if serving as a…

Our Selling Process – Process of Selling a Business

On March 1, 2016, Posted by , In Selling a Business,Publications, With Comments Off on Our Selling Process – Process of Selling a Business

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