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Blog: Strategic Partners a Quicker Way to Success

Blog: Strategic Partners a Quicker Way to Success Strategic partners form an alliance to increase the probability of meeting strategic goals. It is possible that each partner can maintain their legal independence; however, the closer the working relationship(s), the...

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Blog: Entrepreneurship is Everywhere

Blog: Entrepreneurship is Everywhere Recently, I have been able to participate in two investment programs in Waco, Texas, related to Baylor University. I was impressed with the quality of most of the presentations. One program was with the Baylor Angel Network (BAN)...

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Blog: The Way It Was, the Way it is Now

Blog: The Way It Was, the Way it is Now  Long before most new would-be-entrepreneurs were born, start-ups and business, planning only had published information or data accumulated over time to rely on in their planning activities. There was no Google for searching for...

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Blog: Valuation of Early Stage Startup Companies

Blog: Valuation of Early Stage Startup Companies Following is a prelude to a series of interviews with some Tech Coast Angel investors from my files. In my longtime friendship with these people I sat through numerous entrepreneur presentations and I observed and...

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Blog: Entrepreneurship Is Not Dead!

Blog: Entrepreneurship Is Not Dead! Going through a bunch of old files, I never seem to throw away, I came across a blog called “Entrepreneurship not dead – revisited.” This was written a few years back, but there was one before that dated to 2003. Venture capitalist...

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Blog: The Status Quo Can Be dangerous

Blog: The Status Quo Can Be dangerous Hiring Smart Selecting the Right Person At some time, a startup will have to hire people as they expand in many cases to fill the voids that the original team can’t do. Although some founders don’t like to hear this, the time...

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Blog: The Importance of Know Thy Audience

Blog: The Importance of Know Thy Audience I’m often baffled while watching presentations from entrepreneurs when they don’t present the information Investors request. This happens even though many organizations offer suggested information they would like to see. Some...

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Blog: The Knowing Doing Gap

Blog: The Knowing Doing Gap Many companies succeed! Many companies do not. Most companies achieve at least some of their goals! The rest do not! Since success is relative, even successful companies often do not attain their full potential. Why is this true? Most...

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Blog: Exit Needs to Excite

Blog: Exit Needs to Excite The Often Misunderstood Exit Plan It’s a given, that in most of the presentations I see as an Angel Investor, include a list of companies that the entrepreneur presenter says they expect to be bought at some defined point in the future. Of...

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