What to look for in investors?
How to get funding
Cap table nightmares
Bootstrapping vs. investor money
Getting funding is easy
Batman and Robin funding model
Things to consider
Start from the hard stuff
Failure is the norm
Product or feature
The cottage industry mindset
Tiny things matter
Tell stories with your voice
Consistency in marketing
Money now and money in the future
Purpose ‘n Clarity -podcast
We talk about startup life, the good, the bad, the insight, the experiences, the mistakes, the failures and everything between. The focus is on practical tips and tools to help you build your company from an idea stage, bootstrapping to investor funded growth companies.
We share everyday decision-making knowledge, situation and views so that you as a founder or CEO can avoid some of the mistakes and hardship along the way.
You can find more information at www.purposenclarity.com.
Do you need an advisory board, or is the board enough? What do you want from external experts, and how can you get them?
Learn from other founders – Talks with Petri
Petri follows his curiosity and shares his talks with people building the future. The show explores personal discoveries and experiences with lessons learned. The real-talk conversations go deep where the purpose is always to learn more and share the know-how with others.
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Ahti Heinla talks about building companies that impact a massive amount of people, how even successful founders struggle and fail at times but also what’s the right approach to build a business case. He also reveals how his company managed to pull off something that a tier-one VC told to be impossible.
See the episode notes: https://www.talkswithpetri.com/ahti.
Ahti Heinla is the co-founder and CTO of Starship Technologies which is the world’s leading company creating local delivery robots. In 2002, he was part of the founding team of Skype and was the company’s Chief Technical Architect for the first five years. In 2008, Ahti helped to mobilise 3% of the population to clean Estonia’s forests in a day.
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