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If any of you have attended my capital raising seminars over the years you will have experienced the strong shift towards obtaining investors through people discovered during “Discovery Sessions”. Discovery sessions are intensive sessions where followers of the business, founders or technology can be uncovered. Crowdfunding is leading the way here and in effect ASSOB [...]

Dharmesh Shah, Chief Technology Officer & Founder of HubSpot wrote a blog post where he reflected his experience to produce 9 Quick Tips Learned While Raising $33 Million In Venture Capital. I thought I would take a slightly different approach and rewrite these relative to my experience at the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board. At [...]

Was “Australia Day” here yesterday and I got thinking about how so many ventures are dependant upon funding from friends, family and fans to get to the next level. Many people say friends, family and fools. Which got me thinking. How can someone with a business opportunity needing early stage funding from private equity or [...]

I’ve just added a new post to my Capital Underdogs blog. At ASSOB where I spend my working day I sit on both the Admissions Committee and the Listing Committee. Applications received for Capital Raising often need improvements and over the years I have broken the areas that need improvement in to  16 different areas. [...]

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