The intention of this series of posts is to share the story of the beginning and ending of a business. This post focuses on funding-hard or soft money and scaling-big bang or step-by-step.
Commentators around the world see the growing gap in incomes of the richest and poorest as a destabilizing force with the potential to cause massive political and social upheaval. What I don’t see, however, are impact investors talking about one of the most critical issues facing us as a global society: income inequality.
Bruce CampbellFebruary 6, 2014
The average investor has seen thousands of pitches, which means that her goal isn’t to watch a unique performance—it’s to quickly separate the wheat from the chaff. If your pitch does these four things, I promise—you will get a follow-up meeting, and you’ll probably get an offer to invest.
Chris YehFebruary 4, 2014
Having created a community bank providing $5.66 billion to 64,140 families nationwide, Daryn knows about social impact. Now he is one of the most prominent impact investors. Learn investment tips from the pro.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 17, 2014
Have you ever wanted to know how to make a great impression in front of investors? How do you run a board meeting? Should you put your investors on your team mailing lists? How much transparency it too much when it comes to investors?
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 10, 2014
'Tis the season for a particularly tax-advantaged window for startups, but the deadline for these advantages looms near. You should consider taking advantage of the current exclusion from capital gains taxes before it expires.
Bruce CampbellDecember 12, 2013
There is a false choice often being made between high impact and high returns. We can have both. In fact, we must achieve both to achieve scale and unlock the greatest wealth creation opportunity of our time. It just so happens to be a 10 Trillion dollar market!
Jigar ShahNovember 25, 2013
Wes Selke, founding director of HUB Ventures, really digs bringing innovation to life. Here, he shares the best ways to get investor attention (and the best way to lose it), why passion is essential and specific resources to help you develop a strong startup team.
Unreasonable MediaNovember 1, 2013
Every day you vote with your dollars. Are you voting for the leaders who will shape the kind of future you want to live in?
L. Hunter LovinsOctober 31, 2013
The SEC finally issued their proposal for the JOBS Act including the long awaited "non-accredited crowdfunding" component, Chance Barnett breaks it down for us.
Chance BarnettOctober 24, 2013
This video highlights a global convening unlike any before it: [email protected] Held at the State Department on May 5th, some of the world's top policy makers, entrepreneurs, and investors convened on Washington. Click here to watch what happened!
Unreasonable MediaAugust 8, 2013