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Are You Personally Investment Worthy? Insights and Resources for the Investment Seeker

In Funding, Publisher Channel, Resources by Mary Kurek

Publisher Article (Excerpted from Linkedin Newsletter) “I have a serial investor on my advisory board, have interviewed several investors for my media platform www.frontrunnersinnovate.com, and reviewed many innovator pitchdecks and one-pagers.  Over the last 15 years or so, I’ve advised and conducted business development activities for a few hundred startups, but, don’t mistake me for an expert.  When I talk …

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Raising Capital is What Greg Downey Does and What He Teaches

In Blockchain, Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Greg Downey is the founder of Purim Ventures, a venture capital company that also specializes in advisory services and fundraising education. Greg has over 25 years of helping disruptive innovations get to market and has helped companies already on market to expand. Over the last 15 years, he has successfully helped lead multiple capital raises totaling over $75,000,000 from …

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New Opportunities – Frontrunner Spots for Nonprofits and Businesses

In Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

While we at Frontrunners Development, Inc. work at sourcing Frontrunners in places where impact potential meets a good fit with a particular business development project we’ve got going, we know our focus may leave many out of the spotlight who are generally doing great work.  We’d like to make it easier for nonprofits, charities, founders/innovators, consultants, and speakers/authors to step under …

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Vijay Srivastava Connects Entrepreneurship to Employability for Dignified Livelihood Solutions

In Entrepreneurship, Publisher Channel by ihelmadmin

Vijay Srivastava has a Human Resources and Management background which was a perfect motivator for him to found the International Academy of Entrepreneurship and Employability (IAEE).  The organization is a world-class humanitarian institution of members working on projects related to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of UN Charter 2015. From his headquarters in the UK, Srivastava also founded the India chapter …

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Founders and Entrepreneurs Free Virtual Event: Fundraiser Panel Answers Your Questions

In Events, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Virtual Free Event Hosted by Frontrunners Innovate What:  Fundraiser Panel with 4 experts who raise funds using different methods, styles, and operational processes.  They’ll share what they do, how they do it, the companies with whom they like to work, and where the funding trends are hot right now. When:  Wed., July 14, 2021 Time:  11:00 am eastern Platform:  Zoom – …

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Investor Series: Paulina Tenner Helps Entrepreneurs in the UK Obtain Funds From Government Sources

In Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Paulina Tenner is a serial entrepreneur and the Founder of GrantTree, a UK-based consultancy aimed at helping entrepreneurs raise funds by taking advantage of government grants and other forms of alternative funding that have probably never crossed your mind. Paulina is an innovator advocate and an expert at working with clients who need as little as a review to check …

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Investor Series: Bobbi Bidochka Works With Startups From Ground Up

In Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Bobbi Bidochka is a Venture Associate with TandemLaunch, Inc., a venture capital fund and startup foundry that partners with driven entrepreneurs to create successful and disruptive deep tech companies.  Her work there has helped to create a hefty launch rate for entrepreneurs with tech that changes the landscape for spaces that make a difference in our world.  Bobbi also has …

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Life Lab – Developing Assets Series on How to Diversify Your Network to Amp Growth

In Education, Life Lab, Networking, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Is your network stale?  Is it bubbling with activity sending out news releases, announcements, and invitations to events?  Are they innovating solutions, networking like crazy, and posting meaningful content online? Are you actively engaged in your network and are they actively engaged with you or just names on a list or profiles on a platform? Think of your network as …

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Investor Interview – Richard Byrd – Investment Banker

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Richard Byrd of GT Securities has a long history of working with investors and startups, connecting the two entities for a nice track record of wins.  Richard shared with Publisher, Mary Kurek, some valuable information on what he expects from a startup to get them ready for an introduction to investors.  He works heavily in the health space and, on …

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Investor Interview-Carrie Nikitin in Health and Wellness

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Carrie Nikitin is a business founder, serial investor, and advisor in health/wellness, tech, and energy spaces. She sits on several boards of start-ups and also investment organizations. In this interview, Carrie shares with magazine publisher, Mary Kurek, how she got into business, a bit about the businesses in which she invests, and what she looks for when investing.  Meet Carrie …