Miguel Armaza interviews Ben Gleason, Co-Founder of Kamino, a financial hub that powers the operations and growth of Brazilian startups and scale-ups with integrated finance products, services and software. Kamino is backed by Inspired Capital, GFC, Picus, Flourish, QED, and Gilgamesh Ventures among others. We discuss:The remarkable positive impact that FinTech in Brazil has had in terms of financial inclusion and customer service, and why there's still a massive opportunity in the regionBen started building his first startup, GuiaBolso, back in 2012. The Brazilian ecosystem was nascent, and he encountered some crazy challenges, including a lawsuit that reached the Supreme Court. How did they persevere?The inspiration for Kamino and how they're helping entrepreneurs hit the ground running and start building much faster than ever beforeAdvice for entrepreneurs navigating a down marketWhy he is so passionate to help female and underrepresented founders... and a lot more.Want more podcast episodes? Join me and follow Fintech Leaders today on Apple, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app for weekly conversations with today's global leaders that will dominate the 21st century in fintech, business, and beyond.Do you prefer a written summary, instead? Check out the Fintech Leaders newsletter and join 48,000+ readers and listeners around the world!Miguel Armaza is Co-Founder & Managing General Partner of Gilgamesh Ventures, a seed-stage investment fund focused on fintech in the Americas. He also hosts and writes the Fintech Leaders podcast and newsletter.Miguel on LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/3nKha4ZMiguel on Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Jb5oBcFintech Leaders Newsletter: bit.ly/3jWIpqp
Adam Carswell brings on special guest Hunter Thompson, Founder at RaiseMasters, to discuss the process of writing, publishing, and marketing his book Raising Capital for Real Estate that continues to generate success. In this episode, Adam and Hunter talk about:How Hunter wrote and marketed his book to quickly become a best-sellerWriting a book that is hyper-non-scalable Taking on any venture with with the same tenacity you would with a passion of yoursPursuing greater success to help serve others Adam would like to give a huge thanks to Hunter for coming on the Dream Chasers platform and sharing his knowledge and experience. Contact Hunter Thompson: https://raisingcapitalforrealestate.com/rcfre Episode Resources:Adam J. Carswell Facebook Group | RaiseMasters | Raising Capital for Real Estate | RaiseFest | Carswell.io Timestamped Shownotes:00:33 – Host Adam Carswell introduces special guest Hunter Thompson, Founder at RaiseMasters01:09 – What is the one thing that all successful people do?03:36 – How did Adam and Hunter get connected and what ideals bonded them?05:49 – Why did Hunter decide to write his book Raising Capital for Real Estate?08:00 – What was Hunter's strategy for releasing and marketing his book?12:40 – How did Hunter's mindset propel the success of his book into a best-seller?15:20 – What should people trying to write a book as the cornerstone of their business NOT do?19:41 – Does Hunter endorse self-narrating your own book?23:20 – What limiting belief has Hunter always rejected that fueled his strong work ethic?28:17 – What advice does Hunter have for those trying to grow and scale their businesses?32:02 – How do you stay focused on value and delivery before prioritizing money?36:20 – Why should you attend RaiseFest 2023?
Devin: What do you think of as your superpower?Eve: My superpower is when someone says “no” to me, that just makes me go harder. Seriously, I have incredible stick-to-it-iveness. My superpower is endurance.Eve Picker, CEO of the regulated real estate investment crowdfunding portal Small Change, has put the shoe on the other foot. She's raising money for Small Change on Wefunder. (Full disclosure: I've already committed funds to Small Change.)Meet Small Change“Small Change is a real estate crowdfunding portal, which means that we are registered with the SEC and members of FINRA, and we can use a pretty new securities rule called Regulation Crowdfunding, which permits anyone who's 18 and over to invest,” Eve says.“We focus on real estate projects with impact—with a mission,” she says. “Small change is amazing because we're tackling projects that I think will make cities better in so many different ways.”The impact goes beyond the obvious, she says:What I love about what we've done and what's happened over the last couple of years is that not only are we supporting projects in disinvested neighborhoods and building net zero buildings and things like that, but we have had a groundswell of emerging developers come to us, and at this point, we have almost 60 percent of our developers or issuers are minority and or women, which I think is staggering given the very old white boy club that the real estate industry is.The projects on Small Change are also profitable. “The projects that have gone full cycle that raise money with us have averaged about a 12 and a half percent internal rate of return, which is a great record,” Eve says.Raising Capital on WefunderIt seems odd for a company to raise capital with a business that could be considered a competitor. It feels a bit like a Chevy dealer selling brand-new Ford trucks.Eve explains the regulatory environment that requires this practice. “The reason we're raising money on Wefunder and not on our own platform is that under Regulation Crowdfunding, we can't have an interest in any project that is on our platform.”That prohibits a portal from offering shares on its owned portal. Small Change isn't the first, nor will it be the last, to raise money using a competitor's site.Unlike crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe that collect donations, or sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo that pre-sell creative content and other innovations, regulated investment crowdfunding sites sell investments. Many structures are used, from debt to equity, with hybrid solutions like convertible debt being common. Simple Agreements for Future Equity are often used, too.Regardless of the instrument used, the entrepreneur or business raising money is issuing an instrument designed and intended to provide a financial return. Small Change Project ExampleSmall Change has hosted a variety of projects across the country since Eve launched the site. She shared a profile of a pair of developers in Oregon raising money on Small Change today.I hope some bankers are listening. We have two gentlemen who are black, who have purchased a building in Portland, Oregon. They are world-class artists. One of them works for a sports franchise and designs their uniforms and does other work. The other is an astounding photographer who has had clients like National Geographic and Fortune 500 companies.They decided that they wanted to create a creative hub in downtown Portland. With the help of a seasoned developer, they found a building and purchased it. The purpose of it is to create a meeting place for other people who look like them. They say they really have nowhere else to go, and they want to create a place where they can have gallery shows, where they can play music, where they can have rental studios for people so that there's a little hub of activity for people who— at the moment—don't have anywhere to congregate. What almost makes me want to cry is when they talk to me about how difficult it's been for them to find a bank loan. I don't want to believe it's racism. But on the other hand, I have to believe it's racism because they've been to a dozen banks with a very professional-looking business plan which had their images in it. Once they took the images out, the bank started talking to them.Eve's seen it before from her own experience as a developer before launching Small Change—providing some motivation for it.As a woman developer, I go back in my mind over my career, and what I encountered. No one ever said to me, “I'm not going to lend you the money because you're a woman.” But I am certain that I was stopped in many ways because I am a woman. And I'm certain that many minorities are treated the same way.Crowdfunding is different. By enabling people to raise money from their own community, underrepresented entrepreneurs see greater success. “Crowdfunding at least provides a place where people are thinking a little more equitably—a lot more equitably. Certainly, the statistics in Crowdfunding are quite different than in the VC world or the real estate world,” Eve says.Still, she points out, the crowdfunding space is a tiny part of new venture and real estate finance. That underlines the long-term potential for growth.In her work, Eve leverages her superpower of endurance.How to Develop Endurance As a SuperpowerEve is proving the power of endurance for both financial success and impact. She says, “I have developed very strong ideas about who I am and how I think the world should be, and it's very difficult for me to pull myself away from that. This is sort of part of my DNA.”“I dot my Is and cross my Ts,” Eve says. “So when I do a project like Small Change, I've thought it through.”She shared an experience from her time developing real estate to make the point.For example, I built a loft building in downtown Pittsburgh; it was actually the first loft in downtown Pittsburgh. At the time, I was really stunned when a banker told me, “Oh, honey, no one's going to live downtown.” I thought, “What have you been reading? This is not rocket science. All over the world, people are moving downtown.”I must have looked to him like a crazy person. To me, it seemed absolutely sensible. So, if someone says to me, “No, you can't do this,” and I've really thought it through, I'm going to dig in.That story highlights a critical insight for developing similar endurance. She says, “If I'd listened to all the no's, then none of this would have happened.” Regarding the naysayers, she says, “Another superpower I have is not listening to people, which some might think is bad, but I think is actually good.”In other words, her take on the old saying that “people who say it can't be done should stop interrupting those who are busy doing it” would be “people who are busy doing it should not be distracted by people saying it can't be done.”By following Eve's advice and example, you can develop endurance as a superpower, enabling you to do more good in the world. Get full access to Superpowers for Good at devinthorpe.substack.com/subscribe
After falling flat on his face and failing to raise $80k to fund what he thought was a great deal, Dave Dubeau went “back to school” and eventually learned a tried-and-true way to raise private capital… and developed a simple step-by-step system he calls his Money Partner Formula. And in this episode, Dave lays it all out… it's chock-full of tips and strategies you can start using to raise private money, along with some of the biggest mistakes he sees many real estate investors making! Here's a sample of what we discuss: The quickest and easiest target group to raise capital from is… What you must do first… before you even think about raising capital. Setting the right foundation: The 2 things you must have in place before you ever send out an email or make any calls to a prospect. Ninja-style capital raising: The art of raising private money… without seeming like you're raising private money. How to put your marketing and prospecting activities on auto-pilot! The most effective way to boost credibility – QUICKLY! This is the single biggest “hang-up” that prevents most investors from raising capital. How to do business with friends and family. Much, more more! More about Dave Dubeau: Dave Dubeau (pronounced “Doo – Bow”) is a podcast host and creator of the Money Partner Formula. He and his team work with mom ‘n pop real estate investors providing done-for-you marketing services to help them raise capital. He's a best-selling author and speaker based in Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. He began his real estate investing career in 2003 doing 18 deals in 18 months and nowadays he invests passively in multi-family properties. For contact info and links to resources mentioned, visit our website www.GimmeSomeMORE.info/episodes and type in the search bar: Dave Dubeau
In this week's episode, I bring on my dear friend Amy Hanlon. Amy is the founder and CEO of Blue Meta Design, A design company that is the secret weapon used by The Mega Venture Firms like Will Ventures and Andreesen Horowitz to create that billion-dollar designs for all of their pitch decks. Join Amy and me as we discuss how her designs and storytelling methods have gone on to raise $10B from investors. If you're serious about raising money, You don't want to miss it.LIMITED TIME OFFER: SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE TO GET OUR ECONOMIC RESEARCH REPORTS:https://mailchi.mp/d41cfc90bd9f/subscribe-to-newsletterLearn to Launch your own Fundhttps://www.fundlaunchlive.com/2022?affiliate_id=3730376BlockFi Pays You Interest on Your Crypto Savings Account:https://app.blockfi.com/signup/?ref=155c31ecSubscribe to YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTOe79EXLDsROQ0z3YLnu1QConnect with Ryan Miller:Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rcmiller1/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thercmiller/Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheRCMillerWebsite: pentiumcapitalpartners.com[MY GUEST]: Amy Hanlon, president of Blue Meta Design, visually showcases the impactful stories of startups through graphic design, partnering with VCs on cutting-edge investments. A small branding agency located in the Mid-South, Blue Meta Design is client-focused, servicing companies that are changing the world and their communities. With a goal to create memorable brands, Amy dives deep into the inner workings of each company to develop creative visuals while supplementing customizable services. She works with some of Silicon Valley's biggest names, giving her insight into what makes a brand stand out to a venture capital firm. Graphic design is Blue Meta's medium for making their clients' brands their competitive edge, ultimately acting as an extension of their client's teams, providing highly integrated solutions to help them succeed.[THE HOST]: Ryan is a Venture Capital & Angel investor in technology and energy. He achieved placement growth of 5200% ROI in his first 5 years in the industry. His Podcast, “Making Billions”, was recently ranked in the top 20 Venture Capital Podcasts on the Planet! Previously he served as a Chief Financial Officer for a National, award-winning InsurTech company, which he grew 50% year-over-year. Managed and mentored 250 professionals while serving in this role. Additionally, he has mentored over 500 emerging fund managers to start and scale their investment funds, totaling nearly $1B in funds raised to date. DISCLAIMER: The information in every podcast episode “episode” is provided for general informational purposes only and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. By listening to our episodes, you understand that no information contained in the episodes should be construed as legal and or financial advice from the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal, financial, or tax counsel on any subject matter. No listener of the episodes should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, the episodes without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer, finance, tax and other licensed in the recipient's state, country or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction. No part of the show, its guests, host, content, or otherwise should be cSupport the show
Raising capital today is more uncertain than ever. Funding deals for any real estate investment has more implications than it did just a year ago. Syndications have numerous pros and cons between the sponsors, the people putting the deals together, and the investor, the people bringing the capital to the deal, who are typically accredited investors. What if you aren't accredited? Can you still invest without meeting the legal requirements? What is your cost of capital? control that the capital brings? certainty of capital? We tackle these pressing questions with Ryan Strub, the head of commercial investments at Crowdstreet, a company specializing in linking vetted sponsors with investors and coming together on commercial real estate deals - including self storage. With over 700 deals funded and $4 billion invested, Crowdstreet offers tremendous opportunity and choice for investors. Find out more about Ryan and Crowdstreet: https://www.crowdstreet.com/ Our partners: Live Oak Bank - liveoakbank.com/incomepodcast Tenant Inc. - https://www.tenantinc.com/ Janus International - https://www.janusintl.com/ Grab my audiobook Growing Wealth in Self Storage for FREE: https://www.selfstorageincome.com/free-audiobook Want to invest in storage without dealing with the day-to-day operations and management? Learn more about our syndication company Cedar Creek here: https://www.cedarcreekwealth.com/
In this week's episode, I bring on my dear friend Ron Bauer. Ron is the founder and CEO of Theseus Capital, A family office out of the UK focusing on investing in early-stage companies. Join Ron and me as we discuss how he grew his first big company to a $3B market cap, which launched him into infamy as a startup, scale, and IPO exit beast. You don't want to miss it.Learn to Launch your own Fundhttps://www.fundlaunchlive.com/2022?affiliate_id=3730376BlockFi Pays You Interest on Your Crypto Savings Account:https://app.blockfi.com/signup/?ref=155c31ecSubscribe to YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTOe79EXLDsROQ0z3YLnu1QConnect with Ryan Miller:Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rcmiller1/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thercmiller/Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheRCMillerWebsite: pentiumcapitalpartners.com[MY GUEST]: Ron Bauer is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, business mentor, and author, with over 20 years of experience. He is focused on the Life Sciences, Technology, EdTech, and Natural Resources sectors, where he has created several exciting ventures side by side with some of the world's leading entrepreneurs and scientists.Recently, he was a principal investor in 180 Life Sciences (NASDAQ: ATNF), Pasithea Therapeutics (NASDAQ: KTTA), Stran & Co (NASDAQ: STRN), Genflow Biosciences (LSE: GENF), Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals (LSE: HEMO), and Cognetivity Neurosciences (CSE: CGN).[THE HOST]: Ryan is a Venture Capital & Angel investor in technology and energy. He achieved placement growth of 5200% ROI in his first 5 years in the industry. His Podcast, “Making Billions”, was recently ranked in the top 20 Venture Capital Podcasts on the Planet! Previously he served as a Chief Financial Officer for a National, award-winning InsurTech company, which he grew 50% year-over-year. Managed and mentored 250 professionals while serving in this role. Additionally, he has mentored over 500 emerging fund managers to start and scale their investment funds, totaling nearly $1B in funds raised to date. DISCLAIMER: The information in every podcast episode “episode” is provided for general informational purposes only and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. By listening to our episodes, you understand that no information contained in the episodes should be construed as legal or financial advice from the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal, financial, or tax counsel on any subject matter. No listener of the episodes should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, the episodes without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer, finance, tax and other licensed in the recipient's state, country or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction. No part of the show, its guests, host, content, or otherwise should be considered as a solicitation for investment in any way.Support the show
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On this episode, Yakov deep dives into creating the most powerful paradigm shift for yourself as a capital raiser and for potential investors. Learn how to become a multi-dimensional investor by shifting your focus and challenging the status quo. What you'll discover: The highest ROI investments and how to take advantage of them 5 myths that you can bust to build more trust and loyalty with investors If you should become a thought leader Why you should be The Guide and not The Hero How to build loyalty with green investors How to ceate a paradigm shift with investors that goes beyond education Useful links and resources: Free Trainings on “How To Raise More Capital & Find High Net-Worth Investors on Auto-Pilot”: findmoreinvestors.com/capital Enter our monthly raffle by leaving a 5-star review and emailing a screenshot to: firstname.lastname@example.org Connect with Yakov: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yakovsavitskiy/ https://www.instagram.com/yakovsmart7/ https://www.facebook.com/yakov.smart3 The following music was used for this media project: Music: Positive Fat Bass Intro Loop by WinnieTheMoog Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/6093-positive-fat-bass-intro-loop License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://linktr.ee/taigasoundprod The following music was used for this media project: Music: Just Keep Going (Loopable) by chilledmusic Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/7245-just-keep-going-loopable License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license The following music was used for this media project: Music: Business Of Dreams by MusicLFiles Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9392-business-of-dreams License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://cemmusicproject.wixsite.com/musiclibraryfiles #realestateinvesting #capitalraising #realestate #passiveinvesting
This episode was originally released on April 28, 2021.Maha Ibrahim is a General Partner of Canaan Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm, where she has worked since March 2000. Maha isn't our typical guest...Maha isn't a female founder but she is a female “FINDER”. In this episode, Nada sits down with Maha and discusses how she approaches her decision-making to invest in early-stage ventures. For many female entrepreneurs, raising capital seems unattainable but Maha breaks it down. Whether you're raising millions or thousands, this episode will become your go-to reference. Nada asks Maha big questions and Maha delivers intentional insight for anyone who is considering raising money to scale their business. You can learn more about Maha and her work, you can go here.Please follow us at @thisislibertyroad on Instagram--that's where we hang out the most. And please rate and review us —it helps to know if this podcast is inspiring and equipping you to launch and grow your ventures.
Episode 7: Today, hosts Alex Lieberman (@businessbarista), Sophia Amoruso (@sophiaamoruso), and Jesse Pujji (@jspujji) recount the wild story of how the digital media company Red Ventures bootstrapped its way to becoming a business with an $11 billion valuation. Then, the crew dives into fundraising—when to do it, how to set your goals, and their best advice for how to raise most successfully. And finally, the crew answers a Startup AMA question around how find the most attractive benefits packages at the best rates as a small company. #TheCrazyOnes #Startups #Entrepreneur Listen to The Crazy Ones here: https://link.chtbl.com/OV4W93_W Subscribe to Morning Brew! Sign up for free today: https://bit.ly/morningbrewyt Follow The Brew! Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/morningbrew/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/MorningBrew Tik Tok - https://www.tiktok.com/@morningbrew 00:33 - Intro 02:02 - The Rundown 03:15 - The story of Ric Elias and Red Ventures 08:09 - Ric's life-changing experience 08:51 - How Red Ventures' growth started to take off 12:10 - Red Ventures' great work culture 13:29 - Jesse's biggest takeaways from working with Red Ventures 15:38 - How Ric Elias spends his time 24:16 - Sophia's experience of fundraising and her biggest lessons learned 30:51 - What kind of businesses should raise money vs shouldn't? 36:29 - Sophia's advice for founders looking to raise capital right now 37:05 - Jesse's advice for founders looking to raise capital right now 37:37 - Alex's advice for founders looking to raise capital right now 37:58 - Startup AMA - How do startups get attractive benefits packages at competitive rates before they get a large headcount? Links: Ric Elias TED Talk You've Never Heard of the Biggest Digital Media Company in America
In this week's episode, I bring on my dear friend Martin Saenz. Martin is the founder and CEO of a $50M real estate income fund known as Bequest Fund. Join Martin and me where we discuss how he made millions in the mortgage space, and how you can too. You don't want to miss it.LIMITED TIME OFFER: SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE TO GET OUR ECONOMIC RESEARCH REPORTS:https://mailchi.mp/d41cfc90bd9f/subscribe-to-newsletterLearn to Launch your own Fundhttps://www.fundlaunchlive.com/2022?affiliate_id=3730376BlockFi Pays You Interest on Your Crypto Savings Account:https://app.blockfi.com/signup/?ref=155c31ecSubscribe to YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTOe79EXLDsROQ0z3YLnu1QConnect with Ryan Miller:Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rcmiller1/Website: pentiumcapitalpartners.com[MY GUEST]: Martin Saenz is a Managing Partner of Bequest Funds, which is a 50MM 506(c) Reg. D Income Fund that pays an annual return of 9% to its investors monthly. Before founding Bequest Funds in 2019, Mr. Saenz was purchasing various commercial real estate properties in the DC area since 2009. In 2013, he launched a private fund in the mortgage note space which currently manages 42 million assets under management (AUM). Over the years, he has written five books, three of which are geared toward real estate investing strategies. His experience in acquisition, due diligence and asset management has familiarized him with all aspects of the real estate market. Mr. Saenz is considered a thought leader in the real estate, mortgage note, and passive income industry. Martin holds a BA degree in Philosophy from U.T. — San Antonio, an MBA from Drexel University, and a M.S. in Project Management from George Washington University.[THE HOST]: Ryan is a Venture Capital & Angel investor in technology and energy. He achieved placement growth of 5200% ROI in his first 5 years in the industry. His Podcast, “Making Billions”, was recently ranked in the top 20 Venture Capital Podcasts on the Planet! Previously he served as a Chief Financial Officer for a National, award-winning InsurTech company, which he grew 50% year-over-year. Managed and mentored 250 professionals while serving in this role. Additionally, he has mentored over 500 emerging fund managers to start and scale their investment funds, totaling nearly $1B in funds raised to date. DISCLAIMER: The information in every podcast episode “episode” is provided for general informational purposes only and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. By listening to our episodes, you understand that no information contained in the episodes should be construed as legal or financial advice from the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal, financial, or tax counsel on any subject matter. No listener of the episodes should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, the episodes without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer, finance, tax and other licensed in the recipient's state, country or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction. No part of the show, its guests, host, content, or otherwise should be considered as a solicitation for investment in any way.Support the show
Charlie Hardage is the co-founder of H&K Investment Group LLC, which improves apartment communities by making them safer, adding value, and running them efficiently. In this episode, he tells us what motivated him to leave his W-2 job, why he got started in real estate as a limited partner, and how he discovered his talent for analyzing deals and raising capital. Charlie Hardage | Real Estate Background Co-founder of H&K Investment Group LLC, which improves apartment communities by making them safer, adding value, and running them efficiently in a 3-5 year period. Portfolio: GP of 282 units LP of 538 units Based in: Nashville, TN Say hi to him at: hkigllc.com LinkedIn Facebook Greatest Lesson: I don't have to know everything. We are a team and everyone uses their superpower. Join the newsletter for the expert tips & investing content. Sign up to be a guest on the show. FREE eBook: The Ultimate Guide to Multifamily Deals & Investing Register for this year's Best Ever Conference in Salt Lake City Stay in touch with us! www.bestevercre.com YouTube Facebook LinkedIn Instagram Click here to know more about our sponsors: PassiveInvesting.com | DLP Capital |Reliant
Kelley and Chad sit down with Founder & CEO Henry Schuck who went from bootstrapping ZoomInfo (ZI:NASDAQ) from his college dorm to taking the company public in 2020 for $8.2B. Henry covers a wide range of topics in this episode including the advantages of self funding your startup, retaining the best talent, and scaling intentionally for growth. Henry has done every job at ZoomInfo except write a line of code, and offers great insight into what a dynamic founder looks like in today's business landscape. Join us for amazing business, life and health tips from one of America's top CEOs.To connect with Henry click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE**For The Happiness Advantage, by Shawn Achor click HERE
The Desire Company matches and retailers with the right experts to trial, test and review products, producing video reviews for use at the point of sale and across digital marketing channels. These partnerships are proving to drive an increase in conversions, time on site and an increase in marketing effectiveness. Co-founder and CEO Eric Sheinkop discusses the creation of The Desire Company, his experience raising capital for the startup and place for the future.
As supply chain issues continue to wreak havoc for businesses both large and small, Chain.io Founder and CEO Brian Glick hopes to alleviate the problems with its cloud-based integration platform, which lets all the different entities in the chain share data between all their systems. In this episode, he discusses how Chain.io is addressing the problem as well as the company's recent capital raises.
If you need to raise capital to hire a developer then Clay Clark recorded this Thrivetime Show podcast for you. On this show Clay will give you the action steps you need to take to raise capital.
In this week's solo episode, I share 5 steps you can take in your business over the next 30 days if you want to begin raising investor capital for your deals. If you're interested in seeing our investment opportunities, go to www.alignedrep.com/invest to get on our email list. Thanks for listening, catch you all next week! CONNECT WITH AXEL https://www.instagram.com/multifamilywealth/?hl=en https://www.linkedin.com/in/axelragnarsson/
From MD to Entrepreneur. on the show, we have our special guest, Pranay Parikh, a medical doctor, serial entrepreneur, and podcast host. His unconventional journey to medicine helped him learn the skills to excel in entrepreneurship and real estate. Over the past 16 months, he bought over $200 million in real estate and helped 100s of others invest in real estate without being a landlord. Let's reveal his strategies and listen to the full episode on how he made everything possible to raise capital from networking and with just a simple conversation. Pick up his brain, tune in and enjoy!
Petra Capital Partners recently completed fundraising on its Peta Growth Fund IV, which gives it $208 million of capital to invest, primarily in the health care space. David Fitzgerald, a partner at Petra, discusses the fund, the fundraising process and investment competition in a still-hot deal market. He also shares a bit of his firm's investment philosophy as well as his outlook on how the remainder of the deal year could play out.
Ralph Della Ratta has had a remarkable career that spans four decades, hundreds of public and private M&A deals, and — despite two attempts at retirement — is still going. Ralph talks about his career, his recent retirement from Citizens Bank where he headed up its M&A division and chaired its investment banking committee, and his most recent move to join private equity firm Kirtland Capital Partners.
Royal Capital Group Founder and CEO Kevin Newell discovered that when living conditions improve, so do the mental and physical health of those living in the neighborhoods he's developed. This approach opened a new capital stream through UnitedHealthcare, which is now the largest private investor, providing $5.4 million in equity funding for one of his latest endeavors.
Samantha Ory's firm Ouroboros Group is growing. The independent sponsor is building its first fund as it looks to approach sellers with unique strategies catered to the company's goals. She talks about the evolution of her firm, the effects of increased buy-side competition, and how buyer and seller misalignment is affecting deals and what's being done to bridge that gap.
Every venture starts with a capital. However, the path to raising money can be quite challenging, especially with all the misconceptions surrounding it. In this episode, Chris Seveney invites Josh Ziegelbaum to shed light on this topic, righting the beliefs that often keep people from successfully raising the capital they need. Josh is the Director of Investor Relations at Legacy Group, a private equity asset manager that invests in agriculture in Latin America through their portfolio company, Green Coffee Company. Along with answering the most frequently asked questions on capital, he takes us into their work investing in coffee. He shares how the company evolved from being a hedge against inflation to what it is today, the number one largest coffee producer in Colombia. So follow along to this interesting conversation as Josh takes us through the ropes of raising capital and revolutionizing an industry.Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://7einvestments.com/podcast/
Vish Muni is the founder of PGL Properties LLC. a commercial real estate investment company extending investment opportunities. He started with investing in Single family homes 10 years back before transitioning to multifamily investing in 2019 where he found his true passion. Since then, he has participated both as a general partner and limited partner in over 6 syndications accounting for more than 1,000 doors. We talked to Vish about the importance of mentorship and education, why you should join network events, the things you need to look out for before investing, and things to do before investing with a group. Groundbreaker: Click here to learn how to raise more money and speed up the syndication process by 80%! [00:01 – 05:20] Opening Segment Vish talks about his background; He talks about how he got into real estate investing; How finance helped him to think outside the box [05:16 – 22:56] Networking and Education Why he switched to multifamily from duplexes; The importance of mentors; Why networking is so important; How networking events and getting educated helped Vish in his journey; [14:12 – 26:30] 0 to 700 Units How you can scale from 0 to 700 units; How joining one networking group will lead to another; How capital raising became his niche; Why you should invest in a deal as an LP before you do anything else; The things you need to look out for when investing; What you should do before investing with a group, Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List [26:30 – 35:37] Round of Insights Apparent Failure: A deal that failed; Digital Resource: Toggle Most Recommended Book: Sell or Be Sold Daily Habit: Exercising #1 Insight for Raising Capital for Multifamily Investing: Don't get excited by the fancy numbers, and educate yourself. Best Place to Grab a Bite in Belton, Austin: Deadfish Grill Contact Vish: To learn more go to Vish's website or find him on Linkedin. Tweetable Quotes: “With accountability comes mentorship" - Vish Muni Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you're enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW, and be sure to hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.
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Tate Siemer is the visionary and CEO of GreenLight Equity Group, which currently owns 595 units totaling $49.5M in value in Oklahoma City, and Columbus, OH. Tate's passion is improving apartment buildings in such a way that maximizes value of community. In order to provide solid, consistent returns to investors and well-being to residents, Tate and team operate clean, safe, progressive communities that promote a thriving living environment. Tate hosts “The Apartment Guys Podcast” and serves on the Executive Board of the Utah Real Estate Investor Association. We talked to Tate about the Greenlight Equity Group, hybrid markets, the importance of finding the right property manager, and his approach with investors. Groundbreaker: Click here to learn how to raise more money and speed up the syndication process by 80%! [00:01 – 05:16] Opening Segment Tate talks about his background He talks about the Greenlight Equity Group He talks about the markets they prefer to invest in Why he and his partner switched to multifamily [05:16 – 22:56] The Midwest Market and The Right Property Manager The reasons why Tate prefers to invest in the midwest; Why you should invest in hybrid markets like Oklahoma and Columbus; How to oversee operations from a distance; How not finding the right property manager can harm you; The importance of implementing an asset management plan to get everybody on the same page; The importance of finding the right property manager for the right asset class; [22:56 – 32:08] Investor Relations Lessons that Tate learned in his journey; The things that Tate would do differently if he could go back in time; He talks about his approach with his investors; Why you should fail forward; Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List [32:08 – 41:59] Round of Insights Apparent Failure: Finding the wrong builder to partner up with to build townhomes in Salt Lake City; Digital Resource: Audible Most Recommended Book: Multifamily Investors Who Dominate Daily Habit: Meditation #1 Insight for Raising Capital for a New Investor: Don't wait until you've got the deal to try to raise capital. Best Place to Grab a Bite in Salt Lake City: Red Iguana Contact Tate: To learn more go to investwithgreenlight.com. Click here to listen to Tate's show “The Apartment Guys”. To listen to Neal Bawa's most recent interview with John, click here. Tweetable Quotes: “You just have to vet your property manager as if you are hiring an employee or a CEO of your company." - Tate Siemer “You need to be ready to make decisions without having all of the information" - Tate Siemer Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you're enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW, and hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.
Dave Dubeau helps real estate entrepreneurs to scale their portfolios by attracting investors/jv partners and their capital instead of chasing after it. He created the Money Partner Formula process that raises 6-figures (or more) in 6-weeks (or less) by getting the right investors to come to you. Dave is the CEO and Founder of Results Enterprises Inc. / the Money Partner Formula which offers a proven strategy to help clients find their ideal investors. They help investors raise capital quickly to grow their real estate portfolios. He is also a passive investor, best-selling author, and sought-after speaker. We talked to Dave about how the money partner formula works, what to do and what not to do before raising capital, the logical way of marketing, and much more! Groundbreaker: Click here to learn how to raise more money and speed up the syndication process by 80%! [00:01 – 04:40] Opening Segment Dave talks about his background; How failing helped him improve the capital raising process; [04:40 – 20:57] Meaningful Relationships His first failed capital raise; How he came up with the money partner formula; Understanding why Dave's first capital raise failed; Dave breaks down the money partner formula The importance of setting the stage before trying to raise capital; [20:57 – 35:29] After The Capital Raise Warm Up What to do after reaching out to people for capital raise; Why you need to keep the marketing simple; The reasons your marketing needs to be educational and entertaining; Why you shouldn't depend on your marketing to sell; How a soft commitment or a non-binding expression of interest can help; Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List [35:29 – 41:47] Round of Insights Apparent Failure: The business he started in Costa Rica; Digital Resource: Having your own website Most Recommended Book: Who Not How Daily Habit: Exercising #1 Insight for Raising Capital for a New Investor: Don't wait until you've got the deal on to go to try to raise capital. Best Place to Grab a Bite in British Columbia, Canada: Korea Yum Yum Chicken Contact Dave: To learn more go to daviddubeau.com. Click here to listen to Dave's new show “How to Raise Capital 101” Tweetable Quotes: “When it comes to capital raising, keep your marketing super simple." - Dave Dubeau “The goal of your marketing is to create curiosity” - Dave Dubeau Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you're enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW, and be sure to hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.
Summary: In this episode of the Capital Insight Podcast, cohosts Jenny Kassan and Michelle Thimesch explore the second step of designing your strategy to raise capital on your terms: identifying the right investors for your business. Get In Touch: Website: https://www.jennykassan.com/ https://crowdfundmainstreet.com/ https://www.opportunitymainstreet.com/ https://www.theselc.org/ https://www.thenextegg.org/ Socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/jennykassan LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennykassan/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekassangroup/ Additional Resource: Angels of Main Street is a community of investors with no minimum wealth or income requirement to join. If you'd like to be part of a community of diverse investors who want to make a difference with their dollars, please join us in Angels of Main Street! Episode Credit: Intro and outro are voiced by Marina Verlaine. She can be contacted at email@example.com Check out past episodes here!
In today's Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan discuss whether you need to raise a huge capital in order to have a successful Startup. How much money do you actually need to scale your business? Do you need to raise money quickly in order to scale up quickly? The thing is, having lots of capital does not mean success right away. There are some cases where Startups raised a lot of money in the beginning but ended up getting bankrupt. You see, it's not all about having a lot of financial resources. You gotta have skills, connection, and the right amount of luck too!Sign up for the Startups Newsletterhttps://www.startups.com/newsletterResources: Startup Therapy Podcast https://www.startups.com/begin Join our Network of Top Founders Check in with us on LinkedIn | Wil Schroter | Ryan Rutan What to Listen For 00:00 Intro 02:56 The best companies raised capital 07:32 Where does scaling quickly come from? 10:40 Lots of capital is not equal to sure success 15:32 You can't create artificial growth 18:15 Betting someone else's money 20:58 The walking dead of the funded 28:06 Seeing things from the bootstrap side to the funded side
Buckle up for another fantastic episode with an amazing guest on Elevate Your Equity podcast, Hunter Thompson. Hunter is a full-time real estate investor, and the founder of Asym Capital (“AY-SIM”). On the show, we discussed about raising capital and the recommended strategies that people should employ to prepare during uncertain economic times. More topics have been discussed about:• Assessing risk and achieving assymetrical risk/return• What did he learn about investing from the last downturn that he's personally going to apply into the one that is anticipated in the near future• Why he prefer multiple asset classes rather than sticking with one• Advice to those looking to get started in capital raising or entrepreneurship in generalMore about Hunter, since founding ASYM, Hunter has helped more than 400 retail investors acquire over $150 M of mobile home parks, self-storage, retail, office, ATM machines, and cryptocurrency assets.Learn more about Hunter and his business by visiting his website at AsymCapital.com. Increase your knowledge about real estate investing by reading his book, Raising Capital For Real Estate. Listen to his podcast on Cashflow Connections.Thanks a bunch Hunter Thompson for coming on the show!Unlock 3+1 degrees of freedom (time, location, financial + health) with our 5 Point Blueprint! https://elevateequity.org/podcastgiftIf you really enjoyed this content and are looking for more, you can continue to learn more about us in several different places for free!on our website for blogs & other podcast interviews! elevateequity.orgour YouTube channel! youtube.com/channel/derekcliffordour book/audiobook! amazon.com/dp/ebookIf you'd like to have a FREE copy of our 7 Ways Commercial Real Estate Syndications Protect and Build Wealth, simply click the link below. We are here and vested in your long-term success! elevateequity.org/7waysEbook
5 Tips for Women of Color When Raising Capital with Susan Jeffers S.5 Ep.6My guest is Susan Jeffers. Susan is an investor and founder and CEO of XY Retail, a new platform helping luxury retailers streamline & manage operations in-store and online (reduced return time from 3 minutes to less than a second), as consumers return to in-store shopping post-pandemic -- even while e-commerce continues to accelerate.In this episode we discussed:How XY Retail is optimizing the luxury retail marketHer recent seed investment round; andAdvice for women and BIPOC founders about fundraising and growing a high-growth company.To my listeners, I hope you enjoyed this episode. If you liked it, leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts, or share this episode with other people who need to hear it. Subscribe to the podcast on the ALIVE Podcast Network: https://alivepodcastnetwork.com/wtf/ to get access to bonus content. Keep tuning in on your favorite podcast streaming platforms like Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, and more and follow or subscribe to the show to get notified when new episodes drop.To be a guest or sponsor the podcast, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow the podcast on Instagram at whereisthefunding_podcast and on LinkedIn at WHERE'S THE FUNDING? PODCAST.Follow me, your host Michelle J. McKenzie on LinkedIn. Join me next Friday for another episode.
Lu Alleruzzo, a bioengineer with a MBA, had an opportunity early in his career to understand innovation and immediately apply it to society for the benefit of all. That opportunity — and $88 million in venture capital — fueled him and his biotech company, Immunophotonics, to pioneer a field of cancer care called Interventional Immuno Oncology.
Capital raising is hard, especially during times when investors are uncertain (like they have been in recent months). This is why it's important to stick to your principles when you're looking for real estate deals, and why you must work to educate your passive investors. Elite investors like today's guest are experts at mitigating risk, educating their investor base, and building systems and processes that provide the top support and service to those who invest capital with them. Veena Jetti is the founding partner of Vive Funds, a unique commercial real estate firm that specializes in curating conservative opportunities for investors. Veena brings a dynamic perspective to targeting, acquiring, managing, and operating assets using best practices combined with cutting edge technologies. Her professional expertise includes driving corporate strategy and business development opportunities. Veena talks about her journey coming from working in commercial real estate as a corporate employee to transitioning into the single family space. After experiencing some challenges there, she decided to make the switch to larger commercial real estate. She also shares the systems and processes she uses to ensure that her investors get a white glove experience that allows her firm to stand out among the crowd. As a top capital raiser, Veena also had multiple gems to share regarding the way she educated her investors and set expectations. Veena prides herself in sticking to her underwriting principles, and she details why she always invests alongside her investor during this conversation. To learn about Veena's first (and challenging) capital raise, the ways she's remaining competitive in today's hot market, and more, tune in to today's episode! Connect with Veena: Website: www.vivefunds.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vivefunds/?hl=en Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/veena-jetti/ If you want to download our FREE 3-Step Passive Investing Checklist, go to Follow Us: @donisbrothers on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook @Donis Investment Group on Linkedin Website – https://www.donisinvestmentgroup.com/ https://www.donisinvestmentgroup.com/checklist
Today's guest Joseph Harris III asks San Eng about how to go about raising capital, credibility and how to stay competitive. Join our multifamily investing community for FREE for in-depth courses and live networking with like-minded apartment investors at the Tribe of TitansLink to subscribe to YouTube channel: https://tinyurl.com/SubYouTubeDiaryPodcastApple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/AppleDiaryPodcast Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/SpotDiaryPodcast Google Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/GoogleDiaryPodcast Follow us on:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiaryAptInv/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Diary_Apt_Inv Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diary_of_an_apartment_investor This episode originally aired on October 7, 2022----Your host, Brian Briscoe, has been a general partner in 655 units worth $50 million and has been lead sponsor, asset manager, capital raiser, and key principal on these properties. He has developed a multifamily education community called the Tribe of Titans that helps aspiring investors learn the game, network with other like-minded professionals, and get their apartment investing business to the next level. He is founder of Streamline Capital Group, which will continue to acquire multifamily assets well into the future. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps in 2021.Connect with him on LinkedIn----San EngLead sponsor 76-door multifamily in Clearwater, FL and 20 water-front condo community in DunedIn, FL; Lead sponsor 100+ doors of multi-family BRRRR in Essex Country, NJ; Lead sponsor 20 unit apt building in Saipan, NMI (SOLD); Invested and owned 10+ houses, condos, apts in Shanghai, Seoul, Toronto; Founded, led $100m private equity fund invested in 6+ real-estate linked projects (EXITED); Founded, managing 7 figure fund investing in Canadian mortgagesLearn more about him at: www.skytiancapital.com his book https://amzn.to/3fMgyMw----Joseph Harris IIII am a servant of YHWH (YAH) whom most people say "God" who is the creator of the Universe. I am a commandment keeper so I live by the Torah as best I can. I am a family man. I have a wife and 7 kids. I am an aspiring multifamily Syndicator who wants to specialize in deal sourcing, underwriting and capital raising.Learn more about him at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/net5millin5years/ or 910*789*2190
Want a challenge for the upcoming new year?Why not try to raise $5 million dollars in 30 days? Hunter Thompson dropped by The Deal Lab to share with us some secrets for raising capital.Hunter is a full-time real estate investor and founder of Asym Capital, a private equity firm based out of Los Angeles, CA. Since starting Asym Capital, he has raised more than $35 million and directed the purchase of more than $90 million of commercial real estate across a variety of asset classes. He is the author of Raising Capital for Real Estate: How to Attract Investors, Establish Credibility, and Fund Deals. He is also the host of the Cash Flow Connections Real Estate Podcast which is frequently listed in the top 200 Investing podcasts on iTunes. You can find out more about our guest and how you can work with him at www.asymcapital.com. SPECIAL OFFERS FOR OUR LISTENERS:For anyone interested in using the great service Groundbreaker provides, we have an amazing offer for you. Just type "HSQUARED" into the "optional Note" section on the demo form to get 10% off your first 3 months.https://groundbreaker.co/Find out how to access your retirement funds tax-free and receive a free book!!https://book.eqrp.co/hsquaredcapitalPublished: Dec. 23, 2020
What options do health care companies have when it comes to funding their business? And what are the pros and cons of each? Neil Johnson, managing partner at Lawrence Evans & Co., a lower-middle-market investment banking, corporate finance and advisory services firm, talks about the many funding options, when each makes sense for a company, and when they don't.
Melissa Sherman went from a MOBILion investor to its CEO. She has lead the still-young company that's focused on developing lab instruments that improve the prediction, diagnosis and treatment of disease through more than $100 million in fundraising to propel it to its next phase. She talks about her transition into the business, what she's learned being on the other side of the fundraising table, and how her experience leading two companies at different lifecycle stages to an exit has informed the way she's building MOBILion.
Forrest Tefft, head of corporate finance at Northwest Bank, has, more than four decades in banking. He has raised more than $14 billion in bank capital and was the originator of more than 70 transactions. Tefft discusses some of the hurdles businesses face in a near post-pandemic world and the things they should consider before making any M&A transactions.
Checkpoint Surgical, a privately held U.S.-based medical device company with proprietary neurostimulation technology for nerve protection and repair, raised $16 million of growth capital in August of 2021. One year later, with those investments in place, the company is shifting into growth mode, a move that comes with substantial changes. Executive Advisor Len Cosentino talks about the raise, his process for vetting investors and how Checkpoint is setting itself up for profitability.
Jonathan Cattani is the founder and managing partner of Cattani Capital Group. With over 5 years of experience in real estate and finance, Jonathan brings a unique approach to the CCG investment strategy and an understanding of why alternative investments are creating true wealth. He's the host of the daily real estate podcast, The Investor Relations Real Estate Podcast, where he interviews the top experts in all things commercial real estate.Prior to CCG, Jonathan worked with an experienced real estate investment group. As a project manager, he helped them grow their portfolio from 70 doors to 572 doors in 3 states in just under a year. That, along with 3 years as a licensed stockbroker, working with high net worth individuals, gives him the advantage of truly understanding the advantages of real estate.Jonny's Email:email@example.comEmily's Podcast: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id1618787627 | Spotify Podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/show/5t68RYvDSOCKxB04eBfive Emily's website: investwithcattani.com For more info, check us out at makeitraincapital.com.Welcome to Make It Rain: Multifamily Real Estate Investing for Millennials! We're Daisy and Luc, two millennials who love multifamily investing. With every episode, whether we're discussing a special topic or have on an amazing guest, the goal is to provide education and resources for anyone interested in investing in multifamily real estate, especially if you're a millennial. We're excited to chat with you about the what's, the why's, the how's, the who's. The best way to show support is to share it with anyone who might benefit from it and leave us an awesome review. Check out our website at makeitraincapital.com for more goodies. Take action on your financial future TODAY!
When we talk about a startup successfully raising money after being part of a Techstars accelerator, that's not an unusual story. But did you know that only 0.3% of all venture capital funding goes to black women?For Deborah Gladney, co-founder and CEO of QuickHire, this was a reality every day as she and her sister built their company with not many connections, low-balled valuations, and many more roadblocks.“After we were able to successfully raise, what was so apparent was how rare it was because we didn't realize that we were actually the first black women in Kansas to even raise a million dollars or more in venture capital. It was 2021 and to be the first, that tells you the disparities that are apparent in the industry,” Deborah says.Listen as Deborah shares her experience as a black entrepreneur, how she utilized her advisors to advocate for her startup, and why representation is such an important area for both investors and startups.Also, don't miss Deborah talk about the 2021 Techstars Iowa Accelerator that she was a part of and how the Give First mantra has helped to remove opportunity barriers for others through QuickHire.Follow QuickHire on Twitter @getquickhireFollow David Cohen on Twitter @davidcohenListen & subscribe to the Give First podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jane Bianchini is the VP of Global Strategic Alliances at Criteria Corp, a talent success company that helps organizations make more objective, evidence-based talent decisions that reduce bias and drive outcomes. Before joining Criteria Corp, Jane was the Founder and CEO of Alcami Interactive, which she sold and morphed into Criteria Corp. Alcami Interactive was a digital video interviewing platform that replaced the early screening stage of the recruitment process with video. In this episode… Being a non-technical founder of a tech startup can be overwhelming on different fronts, from the struggle to recruit a technical director to the hassle of raising capital and convincing investors of your competence to lead the company. On top of that, it gets more challenging if you're a female founder. Fortunately, today's guest, Jane Bianchini, has been through the struggle, exited her company, and has a lot of insight to share. She even shares her secret strategy for retaining and keeping tech teams happy. Ready to learn more? Listen to this Inspired Insider Podcast episode with Dr. Jeremy Weisz featuring the VP of Global Strategic Alliances at Criteria Corp, Jane Bianchini. They discuss the gender disparity when raising capital, how female founders can turn the tide, how to recruit and keep tech talent, and more.