CAPITAL

MAILBOX MONEY
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I was recently inspired by an investor of mine that doesn’t work and just travels the world, makes investments, and leaves drip in every city. 12 years ago he told me wealth isn’t about how much money you have, it...
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HOW THE 0.001% INVEST
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Have you guys heard of a Family Office? Most of the successful investors I know have one. The economist recently said “Global finance is being transformed as billionaires get richer and cut out the middlemen by creating their own “family...
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CORE PART TWO
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I rarely do this but let me go back to Core for a second (Ive been hanging out with @albertsye To much 🤓) Especially after Dirty Lemon just raised $15m and Coca Cola led it. Guess who else was in...
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CORE
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Everyone has that “one that got away.” @albertsye had been telling me for a while this was a great investment and we were ready to go then Dr. Pepper bought @core just like that! The company raised $40m last year,...
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LATE STAGE
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Not all tech company stages have the same risk, return profile, or exit horizon. In fact, while there is a 1 out of 10 chance you get your money back in early stage, and it takes 7-10 years these days...
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WHAT IS A GROWTH STAGE COMPANY
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Most investors want “Growth stage” companies NOT startups or “early stage.” There are probably 10 growth stage investors for every 1 early stage. This is why raising from yourself, then FFF and then Angel investors to go from idea to...
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EARLY STAGE
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INVESTORS: Not all tech investments are the same risk, same timeline for returns and same potential return profile. Early stage is the riskiest of all tech investment stages. Then growth and then late stage. Know the stage you are in...
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ANGEL, MICRO-VC, VC, WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
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I think it’s become trendy to solely blame Silicon Valley for minorities not getting funded. But those in the industry know it’s more complicated than that. Understanding how fundraising and Silicon Valley works will shed some light in the real...
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QUESTIONS TO ASK VC’S
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Now that you’ve finally gotten a VC on the phone for your startup what questions do you ask?! Here is a list of must ask questions to help you understand the process, move forward & close the deal. Remember -...
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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM DUE DILIGENCE
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Congratulations you are a founder and investors expressed interest in your round! Now what? How do they verify everything you “claimed” was true in your deck? DUE DILIGENCE! If you are one of the 40+ athletes/entertainers we have been doing...
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