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How to hire a advisory board member for early- stage startups company?

By Martin at May 7, 2011 | 10:58 am | 0 Comment

How to hire a advisory board member for early- stage startups company?

Every startup faces a myriad of challenges that are well beyond the scope of any founder, so you need a few guiding lights to illuminate the road ahead. These should be carefully selected, with a proven track record, willing and available to help, and be completely trustworthy. Make sure they are willing to check their egos at the door. Let’s talk specifics. I more...

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Why Startups Dont Get Help From Investment Bank?

By Martin at January 24, 2011 | 9:58 am | 0 Comment

Why Startups Dont Get Help From Investment Bank?

The name “investment bank” somehow always sounded like a place where I could somehow deposit my investments, and maybe even earn a little interest. Then I learned that these banks really negotiate investments and collect fees on the transactions, sort of like commercial banks do with loans to businesses. None normally work for or provide funds for early-stage more...

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