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Sept. 13, 2019

Ch. 08 The Spreadsheet Philosophy

The importance of setting realistic capital targets before making profit projections.

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Sept. 12, 2019

Ch. 09 Know Where the Stumps Are

Attracting investors means demonstrating experience in managing your venture.

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Sept. 11, 2019

Ch. 10 The 3 db Effect

The 100% ownership myth.

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Sept. 10, 2019

Ch. 11 The Zero Capital Budget

How to get capital by proving you don't need it.

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Sept. 9, 2019

Ch. 12 Aunt Suzy... Bless Her Heart

Why the most likely initial investors are those who know you or your product.

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Sept. 8, 2019

Ch. 13 Only the Pope Could Finance the Sistine Chapel

Projects without cash flow can lead to financial disaster.

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Sept. 7, 2019

Ch. 14 Valuing the Back Forty

Why realistic valuations are best for growth.

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Sept. 6, 2019

Ch. 15 Marry Your Best Friend

The importance of getting to know your investment advisors.

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Sept. 5, 2019

Ch. 16 Halitosis Is Better Than No Breath At All

The responsibilities of receiving capital.

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Sept. 4, 2019

Ch. 17 KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid)

Avoiding overly complex capitalization.

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Sept. 3, 2019

Ch. 18 Members of the Bored?

The major purposes of small company directors.

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Sept. 2, 2019

Ch. 19 Shake the Dust From Your Feet

Market with confidence in your product or service.

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Sept. 1, 2019

Ch. 20 Mainstream Investors

How they differ from startup investors.

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Aug. 31, 2019

Ch. 21 Don't Bother Me With Cash Flow

Why cash flow must be left to managers rather than become a cause for fundraising.

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Aug. 30, 2019

Ch. 22 Don't Max Out

Be on a roll. Don't ever use your last dollars.

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Aug. 29, 2019

Ch. 23 The Second Time Around

Need additional capital?

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Aug. 28, 2019

Ch. 24 Adolescence

How companies evolve from childhood to maturity.

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Aug. 27, 2019

Ch. 25 Wall Out of Plumb

Management problems can lead to bad foundations.

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