Author: Carolyn Keane

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Female entrepreneurs are getting creative with their funding efforts, but not necessarily by choice. According to a study conducted by Babson College, just 2.7% of venture capital-funded companies are female-owned. Probable influences of this statistic, include a lack of female investors, females operating lifestyle or service-based businesses not typically of interest to venture capitalists, females […]

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Why do I need to do a business plan if I just want to sell or license my idea? It is a great question and we get it all the time. The suggestion of doing a business plan is important for many reasons. If you are fortunate enough to be able to speak to someone […]

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You have, what you think, is a fantastic idea that will make millions and be perfect for Shark Tank but you don’t know what to do or where to start. Here is a list of the first things to do: Check stores for similar items Check the internet for ideas or products like yours. Check […]

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7 Ways to Bomb a Pitch by Theodore O’Brien Managing Director at The Miami Family Office – Investing Private Capital in Excellent Businesses We just wrapped up our Deal Flow Summit in NYC and it got me thinking about how pitches go wrong. Here are 7 ways to bomb a pitch: 1) Dear Sir/Madam: If […]

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The Florida Venture Forum and the Angel Resource Institute are collaborating to bring you “Pitching to Investors” Workshop, taught by the Angel Resource Institute’s lead instructor, Troy Knauss on May 16, 2016 from 1:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Carillon, St. Petersburg, Florida! In combination with the following full day event: 2016 Florida Early Stage Capital Conference, the registration fee is $25.00 per person. The standalone registration fee is $45.00 per person. Learning materials to […]

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Russ Krajec is the CEO of BlueIron, a patent finance company, and author ofInvesting In Patents, which explains the BlueIron investment model. Russ is an angel investor, registered patent attorney, the former COO of a venture-backed startup company, and an inventor with 30+ US patents/applications. Year after year the patent laws become more complex. It […]

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Thoughts from Shark Tank auditions in Miami, FL People were in line at 3pm the day before. Wristbands were given out starting at 9 am on Thursday. They handed out 500 and there were still more people, so they gave out 80 more, then even more. In all, there were over 700 people whoВ pitched. Last […]

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InventingDaily.com is updating the website.  While it is a work in progress, as all websites are, we appreciate your patience while we transition. Thanks for all of your support for inventors. We have come to realize that we can help more people by working directly with inventors. The transition is almost complete. The focus will be […]

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The life of an entrepreneur is like a volatile, yet fun rollercoaster of emotions. Some opportunities come along when least expected and you have to be prepared to seize them. The following is the story of me pitching Daymond John and some of what I learned from the experience. 1. A great support team is […]

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