Understanding How Venture Capitalists Make Decisions

Why Startups Die #6: Run out of cash after raising capital There’s a lot to understand about how VC’s make…

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How do you Slice the Pie as Founders? (Why Startups Die #3 Founder issues and conflict)

10 Reasons Startups Die – #3 Founder Issues and Conflict I got an email from one of our VentureWrench entrepreneurs…

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Your startup needs a funding pipeline

A fellow entrepreneur* was asked by a VC “Why do most startups fail?”  My friend, already a very experienced executive,…

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VentureWrench Workshop: “Power is NOT a 4 Letter Word – Understanding Power in Organizations”

Thursday, August 22, 2018 at 4:30pm I am presenting our VentureWrench workshop, “Power is NOT a 4 Letter Word” at…

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A Smart Founding Team is Getting Preferred Stock in Their Company!

A super smart founding team I know is doing a Series A – and they are personally putting in about…

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Bad Pitches to Investors

Listening in on some VCs who were answering questions from interested entrepreneurs, one question was “what’s the worst pitch you’ve…

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Vetting a Potential Investor on Your Way to the Perfect Investor!

Nicole says,”Raising money is the negotiation of a lifetime, are you ready?” At VentureWrench, we want entrepreneurs to be as…

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