Capital Navigators Blog

04_Fostering Interest: Nurturing Your Investor Funnel with Precision
Seeking investment can seem like a maze of complexity, but at its core, it’s about making human connections. Drawing from my experiences as an investment banker, crowdfunding strategist, and capital coach, I want to offer you a practical guide to nurturing your investor funnel. My goal is to…
12.03.23 01:33 PM - Comment(s)
04_The Professional Pivot: From Corporate Executive to Business Owner
After years of moving up the corporate ladder, many executives dream about being their own boss. The security of a regular paycheck begins to lose appeal as you ponder leaving your corner office for an entrepreneurial venture you can call your own…
12.03.23 11:49 AM - Comment(s)
03_Timing the Market: Knowing When to Make Your Move
In the dynamic world of business sales, identifying the right moment to transition ownership requires strategic insight that goes beyond random chance. It demands understanding your personal goals, evaluating your company's trajectory, and interpreting economic signals clearly. As an advisor…
11.26.23 02:29 PM - Comment(s)
03_The Engagement Equation: Strategies to Connect with Potential Investors
Connecting with potential investors is crucial if you want your startup to succeed. But turning an initial meeting into a meaningful relationship takes finesse. As someone who has worked in investment banking and crowdfunding, I've seen many entrepreneurs struggle to build an authentic…
11.26.23 01:35 PM - Comment(s)
03_The Acquisition Advantage: Scaling Small Businesses
As an experienced business broker, I've seen firsthand how acquisitions can be a game-changer for growth-minded small businesses. With baby boomers retiring in droves, more established businesses are on the market than ever, which has created a prime climate for small companies…
11.26.23 11:43 AM - Comment(s)
02_Laying the Foundations: Building Your Business with an Exit in Sight
It is common for entrepreneurs to become so immersed in the day-to-day operations of their startup that they overlook the importance of planning for an exit strategy. Exiting the business may seem distant and irrelevant when you are just starting. However, having an exit-oriented mindset…
11.19.23 12:48 PM - Comment(s)
02_1st Impressions: Master the Art of Introducing Your Business to Investors
When it comes to the expansion and growth of a business, one of the most crucial steps is finding and attracting the right capital. Just like setting the cornerstone of a building, this process forms the foundation for the entire business structure. In this series, we will start from the ground…
11.19.23 11:43 AM - Comment(s)
02_Navigating New Horizons: Growth By Acquisition
When it comes to the expansion and growth of a business, one of the most crucial steps is finding and attracting the right capital. Just like setting the cornerstone of a building, this process forms the foundation for the entire business structure. In this series, we will start from the ground…
11.19.23 11:43 AM - Comment(s)
01_Beginning with the End in Mind: An Overview of Mastering Your Business Exit
When it comes to the expansion and growth of a business, one of the most crucial steps is finding and attracting the right capital. Just like setting the cornerstone of a building, this process forms the foundation for the entire business structure. In this series, we will start from the ground…
11.12.23 11:43 AM - Comment(s)
01_Building the Base: Cultivating an Organic Database of Potential Investors
When it comes to the expansion and growth of a business, one of the most crucial steps is finding and attracting the right capital. Just like setting the cornerstone of a building, this process forms the foundation for the entire business structure. In this series, we will start from the ground…
11.12.23 11:43 AM - Comment(s)