Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Urban Sombrero — the “Bad” Strategic Adviser


“Urban Sombrero” Syndrome In one Seinfeld episode, the principal character is an “urban sombrero,” a very wide Mexican sombrero to wear in the crowded street chasms and packed subways of New York City.  The episode stars Elaine, whose boss – … Continue reading

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The Content to be Pitched to a VC Firm


Now you have decided that the business sector you are entering and identified the business model that will generate those wonderful returns hoped by the firms, as discussed in an earlier blog Now you need to create the presentation materials … Continue reading

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What to look for in a VC firm and How to direct your numbers to them


After your startup gets its initial funding from their friends and family, the next round begins with Venture Capital funds (VCs). However, many startups go blindly to any of these VCs believing that these funds are willing to write a … Continue reading

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