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Karen Rands - Compassionate Capitalist Show

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Karen Rands is a bestselling author, a nationally recognized expert on angel investing and the founder of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement. This show features conversations with business success experts, venture capitalists and venture catalysts, and leaders from the Angel Investor Community who provide insights on investing and wealth creation through entrepreneur business success. Subscribe and share this podcast to business owners and investors you know! Karen as an educator, author, investor and entrepreneur herself, has been involved in the early stage entrepreneur development and investor cultivation since 2001. When Karen speaks, people listen to what she has to say about creating wealth through entrepreneurship and private investment!

Karen Rands is a bestselling author, a nationally recognized expert on angel investing and the founder of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement. This show features conversations with business success experts, venture capitalists and venture catalysts, and leaders from the Angel Investor Community who provide insights on investing and wealth creation through entrepreneur business success. Subscribe and share this podcast to business owners and investors you know! Karen as an educator, author, investor and entrepreneur herself, has been involved in the early stage entrepreneur development and investor cultivation since 2001. When Karen speaks, people listen to what she has to say about creating wealth through entrepreneurship and private investment!

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United States

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Karen Rands is a bestselling author, a nationally recognized expert on angel investing and the founder of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement. This show features conversations with business success experts, venture capitalists and venture catalysts, and leaders from the Angel Investor Community who provide insights on investing and wealth creation through entrepreneur business success. Subscribe and share this podcast to business owners and investors you know! Karen as an educator, author, investor and entrepreneur herself, has been involved in the early stage entrepreneur development and investor cultivation since 2001. When Karen speaks, people listen to what she has to say about creating wealth through entrepreneurship and private investment!

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@karen_rands

Language:

English

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Episodes

Successfully Raising Capital from Angel Investors with Nathan Beckord

1/18/2022
On this episode of The Compassionate Capitalist Show, Nathan Beckord, Founder and CEO of Founder Suite, and Karen Rands will talk about what steps a founder needs to take to increase the odds of seed round and subsequent funding rounds successful. The steps to complete a successful capital raise are predictable, yet most entrepreneurs make the same common mistakes. Even with all the free resources available through economic development organizations, incubators and accellerators, and an...

Duration:00:34:14

Elizabeth Holmes -Investors Learn the Cost of Limited Disclosure & Transparency

1/11/2022
Karen Rands provides context, prior to the replay of her popular podcast on transparency and disclosure between entrepreneurs and investors, for the fraud perpetrated by Elizabeth Holmes, Founder and CEO of Theranos, a company that sought to develop and manufacture a medical device that could identify, monitor, and deliver therapeutics for disease detected through a prick of blood. Introductory comments set the stage for lessons to be learned by all investors. Elizabeth Holmes had all the...

Duration:01:00:33

$5 million – the Science of Success, with John Mitchell

1/4/2022
Think It, Be It Founder, John Mitchell, joins Karen Rands on The Compassionate Capitalist Show to share the Science of Success. Feeling stuck, John used tried and true, but often overlooked, methods to figure out his personal breakthrough to go from earning a few hundred thousand a year to growing his own business to $5M in Revenue, and a big windfall when he sold it at a $25M valuation. John discovered the disconnect between his efforts and the results that had been holding him back - the...

Duration:00:46:59

Raising Capital with REG CF and Interstate Exemption with Dar'shun Kendrick

12/28/2021
This final episode of 2021 for The Compassionate Capitalist Show offers information and encouragement on using Georgia's REG D 504 Crowd Funding Intrastate Exemption from Federal securities regulations for general solicitation and the expanded nationally REG CF crowdfunding capitalization tool. Startup entrepreneurs and small business owners have methods and tools to legally raise capital from investors at all income levels. Unfortunately, as you will hear in this lively conversation between...

Duration:00:37:34

Creating Generational Wealth --- Owning and Investing in Businesses

12/21/2021
You can't save yourself to wealthy. You must make your money compound to create wealth. If we accept that the greatest way to create wealth is by starting/owning a successful business, then we must agree that the next best way is to be the investor in that successful company. Karen Rands is joined by Aryeh Sheinbein for this episode of Compassionate Capitalist Show to talk about creating generational wealth by owning and investing in private businesses. During their conversation, they touch...

Duration:00:47:02

Compassionate Capitalist Show - The Fearless Mindset with Joe Evangelisti

12/14/2021
Fear is the biggest killer of momentum and a sneaky thing that lingers in the dark recesses of our hearts and minds to limit our subconscious belief that we can achieve what we have set out as our 'big thing' with the business we are starting or growing. Investors often can check all the right boxes when it comes to evaluating the potential of a business investment, with the one big variable that can't be predicted: "Does (Do) the Founder(s) have what it takes to LEAD the company to a...

Duration:00:38:03

Inside Secret #43 – Gold Nugget #12 Beware of False CrowdFunded Companies

12/6/2021
Before the rules of REG CF were released, many companies would say they were raising capital through 'crowdfunding'. Often they were not doing under the proper regulations offered through the JOBS Act or the SEC or their own state's securities regulations. And, as capital formation methods of REG A+ become more popular, companies may cut corners in what they say and do, without having the proper paperwork in place. This puts investors' capital at risk. There could be legal and financial...

Duration:00:21:23

Inside Secret #38 – Gold Nugget #11 The Balance of Debt & Equity Capital

12/6/2021
Every business grows with some combination of debt & equity capital infusion. Debt can be a lot less expensive and flexible than investor capital. Debt can also be an anchor that drags the company down if not managed properly. Karen explains Inside Secret #38 as it relates to the investor's interest in how the company wisely uses debt to fund growth and leverage investor capital. As 11th in this limited series, Karen Rands explains select Inside Secrets of the 44 shared in her best selling...

Duration:00:16:17

Inside Secret #33 – Gold Nugget #10 REG A+ - The Best of Both Worlds

12/1/2021
Investing through Reg A+ into private companies is not that well known by either traditional stock market investors or angel investors. Yet it offers pluses for both. Traditional stock market investors can review financials and company history similar to a publicly traded company, while also getting the benefit of the usual multiple that occurs when investing directly into a private company with high growth potential. With Reg A+ investments, angel investors may not get the low valuation...

Duration:00:25:52

Investing Without Liquidity - Inside Secret #29 – Gold Nugget #9

11/30/2021
Investors have multiple ways to invest in private companies even if they don't have cash on hand. In this episode of the Compassionate Capitalist Show (tm), Karen explains her Inside Secret to Angel Investing # 29. Often an investor sees an opportunity and wants to invest or finance a private company's start up or growth spurt, but they don't have cash on hand. They aren't 'liquid' in that their cash is tied up in other investments or in investment vehicles that are not structured to invest...

Duration:00:18:59

Inside Secret #26 - What is the value of that investment - ISAV#8

11/30/2021
In this episode of The Compassionate Capitalist Show, Karen explains Inside Secret #26 and why determining the 'value of a private is an inexact science. It is the most difficult to find common ground between the founders and investors before the first infusion of capital. Calculating the value of a private company considers many factors beyond the tangible calculations applied to the value of an established company preparing for acquisition. As 8th episode in this limited series, Karen...

Duration:00:17:29

Owning a Piece of Multiple Businesses - Gold Nugget #7 ISAV#22 explained

11/30/2021
In this episode of The Compassionate Capitalist Show, Karen explains Inside Secret #22 and how it relates to the 'cashflow quadrant' concept popularized in the Rich Dad, Poor Dad series of books. Listen to why 'owning a piece of multiple businesses' is a wealth creation strategy with compounding effect of time and money. This concept is fundamental to the idea behind angel investing to start. Savvy investors put their money to work creating more money and time for themselves, because they...

Duration:00:07:27

Inside Secrets to Angel Investing Explained - Gold Nugget #6 ISAV#17

11/24/2021
Capital Strategy must map to the business strategy to preserve share holder value and increase odds of business success. In this 6th episode of The Compassionate Capitalist Show, Karen explains Inside Secret #17 and offers her insights on the importance of ensuring the founders and team have a realistic forecast on revenue and business strategy so they know how much money they need to achieve their objectives. When they raise too little money, they can falter and fall into the plateau of...

Duration:00:14:54

Inside Secrets to Angel Investing Explained - Gold Nugget #7 ISAV#17

11/24/2021
6th in this limited series, Karen Rands explains select Inside Secrets of the 44 shared in her best selling financial how-to book: Inside Secrets to Angel Investing - Step-by-Step Strategies to Leverage Private Equity Investment for Passive Wealth Creation. Visit http://bit.ly/AngelInsideSecrets to Get the 12 Inside Secrets eBook Free or buy the book and get access to the investor portal for tools you need to be a smart angel investor. In this episode of The Compassionate Capitalist Show,...

Duration:00:14:54

Inside Secrets to Angel Investing Explained - Gold Nugget #5 ISAV#15

11/24/2021
5th in this short series as Karen Rands explains select Inside Secrets of the 44 shared in her best selling financial how-to book: Inside Secrets to Angel Investing - Step-by-Step Strategies to Leverage Private Equity Investment for Passive Wealth Creation. Get the 12 Inside Secrets eBook Free, or buy the full book at: http://InsideSecretstoAngelInvesting.com In this episode, Karen explains Inside Secret #15 and offers up her insights on portals & platforms used by entrepreneurs to raise...

Duration:00:18:47

Creating and Maintaining Brand Integrity in the Digital Age with Kyle Duford

11/16/2021
Kyle Duford, The Brand Leader, joins Karen Rands, The Compassionate Capitalist Movement Leader, to discuss branding and how it connects with customers to be an authentic expression of the corporate culture and vision. They kick off their discussion by defining what a brand is and the role it plays in attracting customers, and then how it can impact a company and their customer relationships in the marketplace when the perception of their brand is harmed by controversy. Using the...

Duration:00:50:23

Compassionate Capitalist Vernon Lee Empowering Diverse Entrepreneurial Success

11/9/2021
Karen Rands, host of the Compassionate Capitalist Show, is joined by Vernon Lee, Jr., co-founder and managing partner of The Marathon Fund to talk about the shift in paradigm toward the realization that diverse founders of funded startups outperform traditional venture backed companies led by white male founders. The data is clear but the process for diverse founders to get funding to get started is muddy. The good news is that conversations started pre-2020 helped to shine the light on the...

Duration:01:07:04

The Compassionate Capitalist Show: The Art of Pitching Investors, Donna Griffit

11/2/2021
Donna Griffit, the Corporate Storyteller, joins Karen Rands on the Compassionate Capitalist Show to share the why, what, & how of pitching investors and compelling them to invest in your company, innovation & opportunity. In this segment, Karen and Donna enthusiastically discuss the Art and the Science of pitching investors. They talk about what must be in a pitch deck. Do you know that the language of love is for Investors? Do you know the formula for delivering a pitch that predictable in...

Duration:00:37:59

Creating Wealth Investing in Renewable Energy with Mike Silvestrini

10/26/2021
Investors often believe they can't invest in renewable energy because it is capital intensive. They might make a little money buying and selling stocks of public companies or through a hedge fund that is focused on that sector. Creating wealth investing in renewables and funding from the start of a project, with the risk managed and mitigated, is possible. Mike Silvestrini joins Karen Rands on this segment of the Compassionate Capitalist Show to share how his company Energea makes it easy...

Duration:00:43:30

Inside Secrets to Angel Investing Explained - Gold Nugget #4 ISAV#10

10/19/2021
Continuing this video & audio series, Karen Rands explains select Inside Secrets of the 44 shared in her best selling financial how-to book for those savvy investors that want to get started or get better at investing in entrepreneurs: Inside Secrets to Angel Investing - Step-by-Step Strategies to Leverage Private Equity Investment for Passive Wealth Creation. Buy the book: http://bit.ly/AngelInsideSecrets Get the 12 Inside Secrets eBook Free: http://InsideSecretstoAngelInvesting.com In this...

Duration:00:04:58