By Kevin Stevens on November 1, 2017

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A few days ago, I published a post on the importance of setting up internal processes for fundraising. Part II focuses on identifying the correct potential firms, interacting with them during the process, and finally closing the deal. Let's jump in.

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By Kevin Stevens on October 26, 2017

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I’ve covered storytelling as a tool to help others emotionally engage with the business and displaying empathy for users via a heightened degree of customer knowledge. Here, I’ll cover more of the capital raising process itself and a few tips that should make things go a little more smoothly.

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By Kevin Stevens on October 17, 2017

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A few days ago, I mentioned the possibility of putting together a few posts on pitching and fundraising topics that are not covered as extensively as others. One particular topic that is often touched upon but, as evidenced by Thaler’s work, cannot be over-emphasized is the ability to demonstrate profoundly deep knowledge of your customer.

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By Kevin Stevens on October 17, 2017

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Last week, Jonathan and I had the privilege of joining an SMU MBA class as the judges for the final assignment of the class: pitching a business born from a mod-long hackathon. During the break, we held a small Q&A session and one question we were asked by a student was, “how far are we from the real thing you guys see on a day-to-day basis?”

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By Kevin Stevens on September 23, 2017

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The reason I do this is that I want to be known for always having time for founders. People tell me, "I know you're really busy, I don't want to keep you." But it's my job to meet with founders. There is nothing I love more. - @jason

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