Category Archives: Investing

Investing

#1 Problem with External Investments: Liquidity

1 Problem with External Investments: Liquidity My top issue with angel investing platforms is that virtually every company raising capital doesn’t provide a specific way in which your investment will be paid in the event the company doesn’t sell itself. Many investors don’t like to talk about this but I think it’s important for prospective… Read More »

What Do Investors Want to Know?

The following are some things that would be useful to outline in a presentation to a prospective investor: Strategy Explain the problem and how it will be solved Expert opinion, peer review, explaining the validity of your business Proof/demonstrations Explain the timing to have your minimum viable product/service available What are the company’s top paths… Read More »

What do investors want?

What do investors want? Clarity regarding how funds are used: In some cases an entrepreneur has too many projects/ideas (which can be both good and bad) but the company needs to initially be a lot more laser focused. It’s good because it shows the entrepreneur may be willing to “pivot” or adapt to the best potential… Read More »

Risk Management as a Course

I think one of the most valuable courses that aspiring students should take, that is not widely available, is risk management. Risk management should cover the following: Managing insurance Managing legal/compliance Evaluating statistical probability/mathematical modelling Understanding Manage people and culture International relationships/cross border relationships Managing technological risk A great example of a fantastic risk manager is Travis… Read More »