Category: Fundraising Tips

January 2, 2019

The stock market turmoil of December 2018 reminds us to never take anything for granted. Still, good investment opportunities exist if you know where to look. My expectation is that 2019 will see significant private equity and venture capital activity thanks to multiple economic factors including a solid M&A appetite.

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December 11, 2018

In this interview with The Full Ratchet, SC Moatti talks about 13 quick takeaways; including SC’s 3 rules of the most successful products. Explains that “Mobilized” shares examples and case studies implementing those rules.

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November 8, 2018

Startups working with leading edge technology know that hiring for the most in-demand skills comes with a cost — not just in salary but also in equity grant amounts. The right insight makes reaching your funding goals easier.

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October 22, 2018

When VPs, Directors and Managers sit down to negotiate offer terms, there’s a huge gap between West and East Coast outcomes. In Silicon Valley, candidates command 3-4 times the value in new hire grants compared to those out east. Why the difference, and how should startups position themselves accordingly?

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September 25, 2018

Who pays higher salaries for data scientists — Google or emerging startups in Silicon Valley? You might think it’s a silly question, but if you answered Google, you’d be wrong. For founders, skilled worker base compensation is no longer a cost cutting haven.

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July 24, 2018

Today, we’ll explore three strategies that lead to healthcare sales “wins” and point out how we can tell if the teams we meet in our screenings have what it takes to deploy them. Those 3 business behaviors are: Arbitrage, Stories and Leverage

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June 14, 2018

In this interview with One Million by One Million, SC Moatti talks about bootstrapped entrepreneurship.

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January 19, 2018

In this interview with The Syndicate, SC Moatti talks about how startups should design funnels, what VCs can do to add tangible value to teams, and how investors should think about portfolio management.

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The venture capital industry is male dominated and some of its unfair practices have been brought to light with the rise of the #metoo movement in 2017. This got us to wonder: How do businesses approach diversity and inclusion? What does that mean for Mighty Capital? What does that mean for our portfolio? We have been committed to diversity and inclusion from day 1 and it’s an essential part of our culture that we summarize with Mark Twain’s famous quote: “Actions Speak Louder Than Words.”

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September 4, 2017

A killer pitch deck sounds like a story by design. It is meant to help you step back from the details of your business or new product, to tell a compelling story to an investor. It reads as simple as this: “We are a unique team, excited to solve a big and hard problem. We came up with a sustainably differentiated solution. As a result, we are gaining solid traction, which we monetize fairly. So our financials look extremely promising but to get there, we need a reasonable amount of funding. We have a credible plan to generate significant returns for our investors.”

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