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Acquisitions Episodes

Aug. 13, 2020

Going through first stages of building a product without fundraising,…

Mayur Motgi, the Co-Founder and CEO at Propl, acquired by Jobox.ai explains how he managed to bring his company to an acquisition with no funding raised and he also talked about who should consider fundraising versus bootstrapping.

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Aug. 10, 2020

$5B in M&A transactions and sale of auto tech company - RideKleen, Ma…

The CEO and Founder of Red Rock Capital and former JP Morgan Global Innovation & Digital Strategy, Mars Shah explains how M&A works now and how he personally sold RideKleen Inc, to Cox Automotive.

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Aug. 9, 2020

Why you should NOT raise and how to work in retail - by Artem Mashkov.

Artem Mashkov, COO at SwagUp and Founder and President at Intelligent Ventures explains why founders shouldn't hunt for VC or angel funding and instead should try thinking more traditional and work on your credit line. We also discuss current situation …

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Aug. 7, 2020

Drafting financial projections and getting early traction - by Jesse …

Jesse Randall, Partner at Citrine Capital Partners explains who should take time to draw financial projections and at which stage one should do that. We also talk about what should go into those projections and how to get the first …

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Aug. 6, 2020

Who gets acquired during covid and what are the major issues in the M…

Deven Soni, the Co-Founder of Kingmakers explains how the acquisitions of small-cap business is going now, who can expect to get acquired and what are the major problems associated with it. He also gives a brief overview of the M&A …

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Aug. 4, 2020

Acquired by Lyft in less than a year - how to approach the process of…

Kenan Saleh the Co-Founder and CEO at Halo Cars explains how his company got acquired by Lyft in less then a year after it was funded and how he approached this process. We also talk about the fundraising of Halo …

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July 26, 2020

What to do if you have a small network? Matt Miesnieks explains how t…

Co-Founder and CEO at 6D.ai Matt Mieskieks in this episode of Fundraising Radio explains how to grow your network organically and what are the best tactics for it. We also discuss the acquisition of 6D.ai by Niantic and talk about …

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July 11, 2020

Getting acquired by IBM and starting to invest in companies - Edith S…

In this episode of Fundraising Radio, Edith Simchi-Levi the VP of operations at Logictools explains how the acquisition by the IBM went and how times are different now. We also discussed where should founders go to get their first funding. …

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June 30, 2020

First time entrepreneurs raising money in deep tech - by Ramsay Brown.

In this episode of Fundraising Radio Ramsay Brown, the co-founder of Boundless Mind explains how he as a first time founder was raising money for his company and gives advice to other entrepreneurs on this process. Ramsay's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ramsaybr/

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June 29, 2020

Making a good pitch and giving it to the right people - by Jim Connor.

In this episode of Fundraising Radio, Jim Connor the member of Sand Hill Angels and an Executive Producer at Game Changers Silicon Valley, explains how to find the right investors, how to reach out to them and how to give …

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June 17, 2020

Raising after a successful exit and structuring your fundraising proc…

Tristan Pollock built and sold two companies - SocialEarth and Storefront and in this episode we focus on this - how to approach fundraising, how to get first contacts, how the life in the accelerator looks like and what happens …

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June 14, 2020

Bootstrapped to an acquisition - Gay Gaddis about the power of revenu…

In this episode of Fundraising Radio, Gay Gaddis the founder of T3 explained how she ran a company for 30 years until acquisition without raising any money. As bootstrapping becomes more and more popular during COVID-19 this episode could be …

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June 10, 2020

Sad acquisition and why you should consider maximum amount of money d…

This episode of Fundraising Radio is very educational and our speaker is Zane Witherspoon, co-founder and CTO at Dispatch acquired by Perlin. And in this episode Zane shares the lessons he learned from raising during the times when there was …

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June 8, 2020

Choosing the right city and country to fundraise and traveling overse…

In this episode of Fundraising Radio, Nicola Mattina co-founder and CEO of Stamplay tells about how he raised nearly $1 million in funding from across the world and how his company got acquired by Apple. In this episode we talk …

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June 5, 2020

Acquiring large customers while being a small startup - who should sp…

In this episode of Fundraising Radio Andrew Ly, Founder and CEO at ticktBox explains how he managed to acquire a large customer early on and what effects it had on his company. We also talk about the acquisition of tickBox …

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