pitch

Friday morning there were around 100 investors that fronted up for the ASSOB Breakfast Pitch Event in Melbourne to listen to nine  companies that were raising capital. There are still two events left in the series. One in Brisbane. One in Sydney. There is a good article about the event in the Business Spectator. Thanks to Bob Gottliebsen. The main message was that [...]

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. [...]