Opportunities for Diverse FoundersUncategorized

by vanessaalexandra on January 4, 2018 with Comments Off on Opportunities for Diverse Founders

There are numerous funds, accelerators and initiatives that are supporting diverse founders. This post will be an active list of the opportunities for founders to source and share. If you have an initiative that you would like to add then send me a note via my contact form here. Two of those initiatives have upcoming …

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Insights into Fundraising

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Insights into Fundraisingcapital raise, education, Entrepreneur, fundraising, pitching

by vanessaalexandra on October 15, 2014 with Comments Off on Insights into Fundraising

This morning I presented the content below for a group of founders that are in the process of raising their Seed or A rounds.  It is what I have learned from evaluating many companies, market strategies, revenue models and investment opportunities.   I believe every pitch should have clear, direct content with digestible metrics and logic …

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Raising Capital: Working with Angel Groups

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Raising Capital: Working with Angel Groupsangel investors, capital raise, Entrepreneur, fundraising

by vanessaalexandra on November 4, 2013 with Comments Off on Raising Capital: Working with Angel Groups

This Wednesday I will be giving a talk with two panelists on working with angel groups to raise capital.  We will cover: What is an angel group? How do they work? The Pros and Cons of going to an angel group How New York Angels operates From Application through Funding Panelists They have worked with New …

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“I’m starting a fund….” – Yes, so is everyone else

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“I’m starting a fund….” – Yes, so is everyone elseEntrepreneur, funding, fundraising, VC

by vanessaalexandra on October 16, 2013 with Comments Off on “I’m starting a fund….” – Yes, so is everyone else

I am not  starting a fund, but I continue to hear people begin conversations this way.  Though people have advised that I should start a fund or run a fund, and there are others that simply say, ‘you do not want to start a fund.’  People with 3 to 4 funds have a very different …

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