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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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How to raise money from crazy rich people

By DB / 7th February 2022 / Comments Off on 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 […]

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Close Bigger Deals

By DB / 4th February 2022 / Comments Off on 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: It only took him […]

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Work on your Pitch with Oren Klaff

By DB / 5th October 2021 / Comments Off on Work on your Pitch with Oren Klaff

Damn Oren, why are you so tough on people?  Truth is, I’m tough on the people I love the most because I want to see them succeed. For example, I make extra sure my son has tough coaches. Here’s a note I wrote him a few days ago to explain all this: He’s seven years […]

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You and I should spend more time together

By DB / 16th September 2021 / Comments Off on You and I should spend more time together

    Let’s skip the intro and get straight to the point because you know who I am … and what I can DO. I can take your company PITCH and weaponize it; I can deliver a PRESO that consistently generates new revenue; or Build you an opening SEQUENCE to find the best clients in […]

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Are you getting people to LIKE you or to TRUST you?

By Oren Klaff / 23rd July 2021 / Comments Off on Are you getting people to LIKE you or to TRUST you?

It’s funny how much we want people to like us … But in business, you can easily be too friendly, polite, courteous, and respectful to the point of looking a bit needy. And we don’t trust needy people. So when you get on a sales call or a meeting and you don’t know the person that well, and […]

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How To Protect Yourself From Making a Bad Deal

By Oren Klaff / 21st May 2021 / Comments Off on How To Protect Yourself From Making a Bad Deal

Sales is a game of RISK. One minute you’re going to close a great deal… and now it’s just… slipping away. F**#&*r%! Oh sure, you can blame “adverse market conditions” or “competitive forces”… But that’s a complete LIE you’re telling yourself. It was simply your own inability to get the deal done. It happens all […]

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