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How To Raise Money : Step 1 of 10 - Preparing for an Investor Pitch

Note: i) this post was transcribed from this video, and ii) This post is the first in a series where I go into detail on each of the 10 steps in my 10 step framework for raising investor money for a startup. To read a summary of the entire framework click here

Hey guys, what's up? Today I'm going to talk a bit about fundraising. I'm actually going to go through the 10 step process to raise money for a startup that I used when I was running Kindara.  I used this same method to raise a friends and family round, a bunch of angel rounds, and a venture round. I'm going to go through it super quick because I get a lot of questions about this in my coaching and I just want to lay out a framework that you guys can use to go step by step by step until you have money in the bank. So let's go.

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How To Resolve Co-Founder Conflict

(Note: This post was transcribed and edited from this video)

Hey guys, I want to talk for a few minutes about cofounder friction and what to do if you're in a situation where you started a company with somebody and now it's not feeling sweet and it's not feeling good and there's friction and you don't know what to do.

So I see this a lot with people I work with because a cofounder relationship is a serious, intimate, long-term relationship, just like any other serious, longterm intimate relationship It doesn't always work out. And in fact it usually doesn't work out. Unfortunately working out is the anomaly and it not working out is more like the norm. And that's a big reason why so many startups fail.  So what do you do?

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