Getting a Yes in your Investor Presentation

When I first started work as a management consultant (yes, I have a sordid past), I was taught how to give good presentations. One very important rule they hammered home was the importance of making sure that the first few slides in your presentation were completely factual statements that nobody could disagree with. For instance, you wouldn’t say “Client is 50% underweight in the big box retailer market”. You would […]

The SEC gives, and takes away

by Kamal Hassan There has been a lot of celebrating recently over the SEC’s lifting of the ban on general solicitation by entrepreneurs. For those (many) of you who don’t know, it has actually been illegal to tell people you are raising money. You can’t place an ad in the newspaper or online saying ‘we’ve got this great business and are looking for investment’. So that makes any crowdfunding platform […]