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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

April 18th 2012:Sweet and Sour of Investing: Do’s and don’ts of making the deal

Wow! You’ve got an amazing idea for the game-changing new product of the century. But no money to bring it to market. What to do? Start by begging for seed money from your FFF circle (family, friends and fools). If that fails, cast your hopes heavenward for an angel investor with start-up capital. Or, if you’re dreaming big, find a venture capitalist with millions to invest in your potentially high-growth idea. Sound simple? Not so much. Your road ahead is paved with decision trees and gotcha traps. “Picking the right investor is one of the most crucial decisions for an entrepreneur. If you th

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MR Rangaswami

MR Rangaswami is the founder of Sand Hill Group and Publisher of www.SandHill.com, a leading voice for the software and tech ecosystem. He is an “angel” who has invested in 35 companies in the past 15 years. A veteran of Silicon Valley where he has been active for 30 years, MR enjoys being both a cheerleader and critic. He has hosted the prestigious Enterprise and Software series of conferences and has published critically acclaimed research reports on cloud computing and enterprise mobility. MR’s 2012 predictions can be viewed at http://sandhill.com/arti
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Gaurav Tewari is an Executive Director at SAP Ventures, focusing on growth and later-stage investments within Software/SaaS, Internet, Digital Media, Mobile, and Technology-Enabled Services. SAP Ventures has funded and helped build over 100 companies globally since 1997. Prior to SAP, Gaurav was a Principal of Boston-based Highland Capital Partners, leading early and growth-stage investments, and has held numerous board seats. Previous roles include Corporate Strategy executive at Microsoft Corporation and Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company. Gaurav began his career in engineering, operations, and product management roles at Microsoft and IBM Research. He received his MBA from th
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 20/12/2017 08:00 20/12/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Wow! You’ve got an amazing idea for the game-changing new product of the century. But no money to bring it to market. What to do? Start by begging for seed money from your FFF circle (family, friends and fools). If that fails, cast your hopes heavenward for an angel investor with start-up capital. Or, if you’re dreaming big, find a venture capitalist with millions to invest in your potentially high-growth idea. Sound simple? Not so much. Your road ahead is paved with decision trees and gotcha traps. “Picking the right investor is one of the most crucial decisions for an entrepreneur. If you thought getting married is a commitment, try raising money,” cautions SAP Ventures’ Gaurav Tewari. Sand Hill’s MR Rangaswami, a long-time angel, offers an election year analogy. “CEOs of startups and politicians have one thing in common – they are perennially raising money!” Pour a cup and join us for food for thought on the Sweet and Sour of Investing: Do’s and don’ts of making the deal. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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