One of the biggest hurdles facing entrepreneurs is raising capital! It's hard enough to decode the red tape and fine print of most investment vehicles, not to mention the unlikely chance you will find yourself in a position where the amount of equity or "skin" required justifies the capital offered. With over $531 billion dollars funding startups in the US each year, it's time we explore some strategies to give some leverage to entrepreneurs.
My guest this week, Leo Kanell, is the founder of Fundwise capital and author of the business funding formula. Leo is passionate about providing funding tools, startup education and growth solutions for entrepreneurs. Leo and his team have helped secure over $150 Million in funding for clients across the country. The best part, is his strategies are focused on helping entrepreneurs retain equity and control of their companies. On this episode, Leo walks through the common pitfalls of early stage funding and explains how he helps entrepreneurs gain the understanding and tools that will help them scale into revenue.
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