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The Structure Of Investing

By DB / 9th June 2022 / Comments Off on The Structure Of Investing

“You start at the bottom with the interns, right? And the interns are trying to figure out, is this a deal? And they can only say no, they can’t say yes, right? They can just say it looks interesting. If you get past the interns, and so the interns again, try and help you, “Hey, […]

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The Job Of Your Pitch Deck

By DB / 7th June 2022 / Comments Off on The Job Of Your Pitch Deck

It’s the same problem in finance and in a product where we have this very interesting story to tell on the phone or on a Zoom call and then 100% of the time, they’ll go, “Sounds great, send me something. “ They’ll say one of two things. “Send me something” or “I’d like to see […]

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Example of The One Twist

By DB / 6th June 2022 / Comments Off on Example of The One Twist

#venturecapital #startups #pitchanything “𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐎𝐧𝐞 𝐓𝐰𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐬 𝐮𝐩 𝐚 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐝𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬, 𝐚 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭. 𝐎𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐰𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐲 𝐞𝐱𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲, 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐞𝐱𝐢𝐭 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐚 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲. 𝐖𝐞’𝐥𝐥 𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐞𝐱𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐬… #Uber introduced their stuff, They helped people exit the taxicab industry with one twist. What was […]

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A Quick & Dirty Pitch Example

By DB / 3rd June 2022 / Comments Off on A Quick & Dirty Pitch Example

Every Pitch Needs a BIG IDEA Do you Have yours? Are you starting your presentations or pitches with a relevant change in the world? Some winter that is coming? Are you talking about forces that are at work that will create winners and losers? If not you are not creating the amount of attention and […]

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Don’t Bring Slides To The Meeting

By DB / 2nd June 2022 / Comments Off on Don’t Bring Slides To The Meeting

In this audio I’m taking about how to use my world-famous pitchdeck formula in live presentations… you will be surprised… So if you saw it you know the answer to this question…

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Are You High Status or Low Status? a quick test.

By DB / 19th May 2022 / Comments Off on Are You High Status or Low Status? a quick test.

Funny how NASDAQ is down 25% from its highs,  …. but I have more INVESTORS than I know what to do with. Can I give you a few ….? This happens to me all the time because I start to panic right before I take a deal to market, so I over-prepare, over-work myself, and […]

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RULE #3: How Raising Money is exactly like beating a super tough Video Game

By DB / 4th May 2022 / Comments Off on RULE #3: How Raising Money is exactly like beating a super tough Video Game

If you’re trying to raise money … …. then you’re doing non-stop zoom meetings and phone calls. …….. you’re constantly updating your pitch deck. ………….. you’re always polishing the story. You’re doing everything you can for ONE reason only: you want a solid Term Sheet. But there’s something you need to know before you get […]

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The ONE RULE that gets you Investor Meetings week after week …

By DB / 4th May 2022 / Comments Off on The ONE RULE that gets you Investor Meetings week after week …

If you don’t have at least 10 new investor meetings per week, something is wrong… It has nothing to do with your company revenue or your pitch deck … Doesn’t matter if you’re in a “hot market” either. Instead, it has to do with this one simple rule that most CEOs break on a daily basis. […]

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RULE #2 that gets you high status and large investor checks

By DB / 2nd May 2022 / Comments Off on RULE #2 that gets you high status and large investor checks

You should be able to get a term sheet … …. from any investor … ….. within 14-days. I once got a million-dollar term sheet in 14-minutes, but I admit it was a weird situation, they even had a fridge full of books, check it out: But no matter how weird the meeting room is, […]

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How to raise $5+ million without giving up control

By DB / 26th April 2022 / Comments Off on How to raise $5+ million without giving up control

Hope you had a chance to spend time with your family this weekend. My business allows me to spend all weekend with family … sometimes, I spend too much time with them. For example, this Saturday I took my son to Target … which I’m not supposed to do on my own:   Laser tag […]

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