What charities got me excited to invest in
Expounding my philosophies of making companies attractive for outside capital
Why owner/managers have a healthy conflict.
Craps table investing and Wall Street investing.
The importance of using capital wisely.
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.
Why realistic valuations are best for growth.
The importance of getting to know your investment advisors.
The responsibilities of receiving capital.
Avoiding overly complex capitalization.
The major purposes of small company directors.
Market with confidence in your product or service.
Why cash flow must be left to managers rather than become a cause for fundraising.
Management problems can lead to bad foundations.
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.