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Strategic Networking

Piece by Piece, Step by Step

Goal setting is very difficult for many people, in part because they try to swallow the whole elephant all at one time. Sometimes goals are very easy to understand but for whatever reason, they're very difficult, confusing, and sometimes seemingly impossible to achieve. In the 1991...

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The Backstory of the Crowdfunding Business – Part 1

The concept of crowdfunding is not new. In fact, it dates back to the beginning of the industrial revolution, over 200 years ago, when the earliest industrialists needed to pool capital to take their businesses to the next level. I can just imagine Henry Ford...

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Is Crowdfunding Going Institutional Already?

You may have heard that some of the large, well established, crowdfunding portals are raising tens of millions of dollars to support their transactions. There's a lot of excitement about this, but I believe that few people understand what the ramifications of this might be....

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Has the Storm Has Arrived in Your Inbox?

Some months ago, I wrote that with the advent of the JOBS Act and with the implementation of Crowdfunding that deal promoters would be filling our email boxes with prospective deals. That is happening now. Every day, my inbox is filling up with opportunities to invest....

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Family Office Investors: Why We Turned Down $50 Million

To learn more about Family Office Investors, attend our Symposium next month. It is Syndication Info for Syndicators from a Syndicator.I regularly address audiences on the state of the real estate market, strategies that are appropriate for dealing with these real estate markets, creating syndications...

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Sometimes, You Have to Get On an Airplane

Unfortunately, we can’t accomplish everything by telephone, webinar, TeleSeminar, text or Skype. There was a great United Airlines TV commercial in the 1990’s with a CEO passing out airline tickets to his team telling them to get “face to face” with the customers once in...

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Access to Capital is not a Constitutional Right

As much as the entrepreneurs that I come into contact work hard to raise capital, have ideas for businesses, have plans for creating jobs and have road maps for building wealth, the access -- the capital that they need to get there is not always...

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