By Kevin Stevens on July 29, 2018

Directionally correct startups could be considered successful depending on the amount of capital raised, but ultimately fail to live up to their potential. For most, the pull of the market ends early and the next phase of growth requires precise allocation of capital internally. Subsequently, growth expectations begin to outpace what funding alone can accomplish and a ceiling in valuation is created. This leaves the company unable to raise more capital, eventually leading to an exit that leaves investors clamoring for what could have been.

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By Kevin Stevens on July 29, 2018

Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending my first AUTM conference after being invited by Kerri Smith of the OWL Accelerator in Houston. The topic of my quick 10-minute talk was "Ethics in Flyover Ecosystems" and it was part of a broader discussion on "Ethical Challenges Facing Startups".

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By Kevin Stevens on April 16, 2018

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Today, Intelis Capital is excited to announce our seed investment in Wndyr ( \ ˈwən-dər \), a company providing operational clarity to businesses by helping them become more efficient with the tech stack they already have in place.

Socrates is credited with the quote "Wonder is the beginning of wisdom," and we believe wisdom is exactly what Wndyr will bring to companies who have trouble understanding how they use software. Below are just a few of the many reasons we are excited to welcome Wndyr to the team.

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By Kevin Stevens on March 22, 2018

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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 March 22, 2018

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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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