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Jinal Jahaveri, Episode Summary:

This blog post is a  short summary of Jinal Jahaveri's episode. Jinal is an engineer turned entrepreneur and also an investor. He is founder and chairman of the company «SchoolMint» (​https://www.schoolmint.com)​ , as well a…

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Venture Lending and Venture Debt

This blog post is based on a conversation we had with Troy Zander for the fundraising radio podcast.Troy Zander is a partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP. He is the partner in charge of the San Diego Office, and the head of the firm's venture lendi…

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How startups can work with banks

This blog post is based on a conversation we had with Reza Sabahi for the Fundraising Radio podcast. Reza Sabahi is the managing director at Wells Fargo Capital finance (https://wellsfargocapitalfinance.com) , which is one of the specialized lending…

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Sarah Leners on getting your first call with investors

In this short FundRaising Radio blog post we will summarize the tips Sarah Leners, Venture Capital Senior Associate at Bull City Venture Partners, shared in regards to getting your first call with an investor.   Networking advice for founders…

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Investing in Immigrant founders.

This blog post is based on the conversation we had with Nitin Pachisia on the Fundraising Radio podcast.   First of all Nitin gives some background on himself and on Unshackled Ventures which he started about six years ago. While discussing&n…

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How investors source their deals

How five investors source their deals, by Luis Bravo. Jasmine Yu Zhang, Venture University and Angel Investor: Jasmine Yu Zhang is a partner at Venture University. According to its LinkedIn, Venture University is  “the world's leading i…

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How to get your startup through COVID-19.

In today’s blog post we will make quite a relevant summary of our guests’ views on the investing, fundraising and basically surviving during COVID-19.  We have chosen 5 episodes in which this topic was discussed. That way you will …

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Jessica Li's advice for startup founders:

In this article Jessica Li, investor at Soma Capital, tells us about choosing the right person to invest in your idea,  she shares some details about early stage fundraising and about her personal investment preferences.    Some bac…

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How to fund  your startup through grants?

This article is based on the conversation we had with Sedale Trubovsky. For the uninitiated Sedale Trubovsky is a serial entrepreneur, who is currently the founder and CEO of Open Grants. Sedale’s interest and proclivities for grants stems fro…

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Abbreviations you need to know before starting to fundraise.

Now we would like to offer you some commonly used (in the startup investment field) abbreviations so that you don’t feelconfused or stupid when investors or other founders through them at you. 1. VC - venture capital or more frequently meanin…

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Investing features during COVID-19 pandemic, cross-border investing and alternative sources of capital with Jonathan Hung.

In today’s episode of Fundraising Radio Jonathan Hung, who is a Co-Managing Partner (MP) at Unicorn Venture Partners (UVP) and also an experienced entrepreneur, tells us about investing features during COVID-19 pandemic (spoiler: attempts to…

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5 documents that investors look for prior to investing in a startup

In our educational episode Yev Muchnik, who happens to be the founder of Launch Legal LLC and an expert in securities transactions, told us about the 5 documents which are absolutely essential for investors. So if you are about to set up your own …

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How Tech Coast Angels work and how is San Diego's chapter different from the others - interview with Caitlin Wege.

The episode is divided into three parts. We will talk with Caitlin about:  The differences between TCA's chapters and compare them;  Caitlin's personal investing experience (and also MooDoos Investments); Foundations (what is it and why…

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