Posts tagged with ‘venture capital’

  • The top three things to do when pitching to VCs

    Pitching Your Company – The Top Three Tough Things

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Guy-Special-pitching-your-company-Final.mp3Silicon Valley’s longest serving CEO talks about the three tough things to do when pitching your company. If you...

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    Venture Capitalist Control

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Guy-VC-Control01.mp3Why do venture capitalists (a.k.a. vulture capitalists) always want controlling interest in a startup? Silicon Valley’s longest serving CEO...

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  • Unicorns

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Unicorns-01.mp3We’ve all heard the term “unicorn” used or overused in tech circles, but what does it really mean? Ray...

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  • The Pros and Cons Of Venture Capital

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    The only thing more popular in Silicon Valley than food and sex is venture capital. Silicon Valley runs on...

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  • Tough Questions for Startups

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-46-Ray-Rob-ToughQuestions01.mp3Startups are focused on getting venture capital. But should they? Here are the tough questions they should ask, and...

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  • Frugality, VCs and Enduring Companies

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    An excerpt from Tough Things First, by Ray Zinn It was a 1954 Ford coupe. Like many men on...

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