SHOW TITLE: $8 popcorn is a ripoff.
As every entrepreneur know, the hardest part of any startup is raising funds. For 25 years, my guest Tony Drexel Smith has led internal and external teams that have developed an average of 50 capital formation packages per year that range from $500,000 to $10 Million. Since 1993 Tony has heard approximately 8,000 elevator pitches; been hired by more than 1,400 companies and completed more than 700 projects.
CRR Clients that scored 925 (or better) through the Capital Readiness Report process have experienced an 80% success rate in sourcing their capital. Moreover, of those that scored 925 (or better), 75% are still in business today.