Are you looking for investors in your business and unsure where to start? Let’s take a walk with Stephanie Sims, founder of Finance-Ability®, former investment banker and finance expert. Stephanie gives her advice and strategies on moving from “shiny object syndrome” to prioritizing your growth strategies. This conversation with host Natalie Benamou and Stephanie Sims shows you how you can start leveraging your value today.
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This is a shared episode by Matt Wolach. Matt starts the episode introducing Stephanie, asking where she is today and how she got there.
They kick off the show agreeing that raising capital is truly all about sales. People looking for funding need to look at what is right in front of them - creating something of value that clients and future clients will pay them for.
One of the mindsets that is super important is that of an investor. And then you ask yourself, “What is the best use of the resources I already...
Today, I’m excited to talk to Tara Spalding, the Managing Director of BoomStartup Accelerator.
BoomStartup is an accelerator and mentorship-driven angel-stage investment program for startups, which operates as an online technology-driven accelerator, providing entrepreneurs a custom business plan including business maturity guidance, investment preparation, and capital structuring relevant to growth, and investment strategies as well as a curated marketplace for services.
Tara is also the founder of Hen House Ventures, an early stage incubator that helps tech companies...
Today, I’m excited to talk to Ari Palmer Salafia, who’s the Co-Founder & CEO of TaxTaker, a female-founded tax and technology savings company focused on helping put money back into growing companies pockets.
Over the course of her career, Ari has helped hundreds of companies save tens of millions of dollars on taxes through R&D tax credits and other specialty government programs.
Originally from California, Ari graduated and holds a bachelor degree in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Ari moved to Austin,...
Today, I’m excited to talk to Zachary Eikenberry, a CoFounder, Director and CEO of Hook Security, which uses Psychological Security, or PsySec™, to teach employees how to spot and avoid phishing attacks and create a healthy security-aware culture company wide.
Before Hook, Zach was a Founder and the CEO of The NEXT Schools in Greenville, SC. These schools provided entrepreneurial experiences for over 900 students between 2 high schools and a middle school.
Zach has over 14 years of startup experience since graduating from Purdue University with degrees in Philosophy and...
Today, I’m excited to talk to Jamie Easton, the founder of The Uptick - a weekly dose of financial market smarts!
Jamie has nearly 20 years of professional experience in the financial services industry, including Managing Director at Evercore, a premier, independent, global investment banking advisory firm.
At Evercore, she not only founded the equities business in 2010, but was also recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine as the top ranked IR professional in her peer group.
Jamie began her career at Goldman Sachs, where she led investment research on the Bond Insurance...
Today, I’m excited to talk to Spencer Montgomery, the Founder of Uinta Crypto Consulting, a cryptocurrency training and mentoring program. He has been providing Bitcoin and cryptocurrency consulting and training for over 4 years.
Spencer has spoken to over 3000 people and has influenced over 5 million of crypto investing.
Spencer personally turned $13k into over $1.2M in 18 months back in 2017 and more impressively, sold in early 2018 protecting his earnings.
He has helped many friends and family 10x their money investing in crypto assets.
Spencer has a MBA and...
Adam Fazackerley is the COO and Co-Founder of Lay-n-Go, LLC.
Fazackerley started his career at UUNET Technologies. He went on to found concept2creations, LLC, a corporate design company focused on building brands and producing every aspect of their digital / print marketing strategies. He worked as an Associate with Osborn Capital and later went on to co-found Fortify.vc. Both firms were focused on early-stage technology fund investing in Mid-Atlantic, Silicon Valley, and talent-rich technology markets.
In 2010, Adam and his wife Amy founded Lay-n-Go,...
Leslie Goldman is the Co-Founder & Principal, The Artemis Fund, a female-founded, female-focused venture capital fund that invests in tech-enabled seed and series A companies.
Leslie is also an active Angel Investor, Board Member of The Houston Angel Network, Investment Committee Member of Blue Ivy Ventures, and Strategic Advisor for Rebel Fund among other advisory and board positions.
Leslie is also a frequent speaker on venture capital, diversity in startups, unconscious bias, and angel investing. Before founding Artemis, Leslie practiced law and worked to recruit legal...
Robert is a Speaker, Author, Leadership Trainer, and Executive Coach who integrates a heart-centered, result-oriented and transformational leadership approach to being effective.
He’s a serial entrepreneur including having founded and led two training industry success stories with over one million graduates of high-impact experiential learning seminars.
Robert White talks about how he found a sense of purpose during a time of need turned out to be life-changing. A previous “no” became a hard “yes” in a time of...