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From the desk of Oren Klaff.

Oren's writings about strategy, tactics, and useful observations about the world.

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…

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….

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,…

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…

How to raise money from crazy rich people

If you’re trying to raise money in 2022, you have THREE realistic options right now… The first two – family money and smart money – you probably have no chance with right now… Why? Because Today's stock market news is freaking-out smart investors – to the point they're not taking your calls no matter how…

Close Bigger Deals

… while this Inflation clobbers everyone else   What does it take to grow a supremely PROFITABLE business right now? You will probably say to me: Customers, Product & Staff … No. It takes MONEY. Oh sure, you can build a great company “the independent way” like my best friend Simon: Sviluppo della flessibilità nel…