Category Archives: Founders

Risky Business

Last weeks Raise session was about risk and mitigating risk. The first step was helping our startups identify the risk level they may pose to an investor (and for good measure, this could also apply to early customers, like those who engage via crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter). We have heard before how an investor is […]

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Have you considered joining up the dots?

Steve Jobs said: “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made […]

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Who’s afraid of the …. Pre-Revenue Startup

Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf…. Pre-Revenue Startup? Of course, there’s more risk investing in early stage, pre-revenue companies, is that really a surprise to anyone? With greater risk comes greater reward – if you know how to manage it – and have the cojones for it but risk taking doesn’t come easily to […]

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Raise Start Up Club

Raise Start Up Club Are you a company founder and working in a startup and looking for other founders to bounce ideas off? Wouldn’t it be great to share experiences and learn from each other? The RAISE Start Up Club is a small gathering of people with ideas and founders that want to get together […]

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