Expounding my philosophies of making companies attractive for outside capital
Why owner/managers have a healthy conflict.
Craps table investing and Wall Street investing.
Keeping your capital needs within the "impulse" range and "comfort zone" of investors.
The importance of setting realistic capital targets before making profit projections.
Attracting investors means demonstrating experience in managing your venture.
How to get capital by proving you don't need it.
Why the most likely initial investors are those who know you or your product.
Projects without cash flow can lead to financial disaster.
The importance of getting to know your investment advisors.
The responsibilities of receiving capital.
Avoiding overly complex capitalization.
Market with confidence in your product or service.
Why cash flow must be left to managers rather than become a cause for fundraising.
You must build an experienced management team.
Entrepreneurship requires dedication and certain sacrifices.
Three major schools of thought about IPO's.
Talents, Riches, and Opportunities Bring Responsibilities.