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Pause for Startup Sprint

As of this past Monday (9/17/18) I am pausing new posts and podcasts through the end of the year to see if a big startup idea is worth pursuing. The idea is curing the inability to sing on pitch – what most people...

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Valuation [video]

Valuation of early stage, pre-revenue, high potential companies is very tricky. It’s also mysterious for many entrepreneurs, as well as for those well-versed with classic MBA techniques for valuing much larger...

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Bootstrapping Term

Mentor

In the business context a mentor is a particular type of trusted business advisor, very often whose counsel and advice is freely given. Many entrepreneurs find mentors and use them for multiple purposes. Sometimes...

Debt Term

Intermediary (lender)

The Small Business Administration (SBA) guarantees loans that are actually provided by a bank that sits “in the middle” of the transaction between a small business and the SBA. That lender “in the middle” is sometimes...

Equity Term

Angel investor

An angel investor is an individual who provides cash, and sometimes assistance as well, to young companies run by people the angels don’t initially know well – that is, they aren’t “friends and family.” In the US they...

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