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When Karen speaks, people listen to what she has to say about creating wealth through entrepreneurship and private investment!

When Karen speaks, people listen to what she has to say about creating wealth through entrepreneurship and private investment!
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When Karen speaks, people listen to what she has to say about creating wealth through entrepreneurship and private investment!








Investing in Blockchain - More than the Crypto-currency enabler

On this segment of the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Podcast, Host Karen Rands is joined by Greg Silberman, Chief Investment Officer at ACG Wealth, Inc. to talk about Blockchain: what it is, why it is linked to cryptocurrency, and why it is really what investors should be focused on. In the first half of this show we will discuss the rise and fall and risk vs reward of cryptocurrency and how blockchain got its start and how it made cryptocurrency possible. Then we will move beyond crypto to...


Cannabis Capitalism: Navigating the Corporate Landscape for Businesses

If you are thinking of starting a tech company or a restaurant or any business, the process of incorporation, obtaining financing, building your team, and operating your business is somewhat predictable. When it comes to the cannabis industry, you need to do a lot more planning and research before you get started--- because when you make a mistake, or assume you know what is needed, you can lose everything - literally and figuratively. Tune in to hear from two experts about starting and...


REG A+ - Is it the best kept secret for access to capital?

Reg A+ was the second demonstrative change in how private companies can raise capital from "the crowd" that was born of the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act of 2012. In response to the JOBS Act legislation, the SEC was required to update decades old regulations that defined how private companies -- from start up to expansion stage -- could legally raise capital from individual investors. Reg A+ was in response to the Type IV provision of the JOBS Act, and was the first time that...


Cannabis Capitalism: If it's good for you, why is it illegal?

With what seems like breaking news every day about the legalization of marijuana, it is easy to forget that it wasn't that long ago that cannabis and hemp was as legal as orange juice. Prior to US Congress passing the Controlled Substances Act in the 1970’s, which established Cannabis as a Schedule 1 drug, the most restrictive category ranking substances according to their dangerousness and potential for addiction, Cannabis was widely accepted as a therapeutic agent across many cultures for...


The She Shift | Women Entrepreneur Revolution | Compassionate Capitalist Show

Karen Rands, is joined by Melissa Clark, Author of The She Shift - From HIStory to HERstory, on the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast Radio Show to talk about her book, and the business cultural revolution we are experiencing. There is a shift taking place in the world, with women in the workplace, female entrepreneurs, and women supporting one another now more than ever. Listen in on their conversation gain a few of the insights. The She Shift seen in business started long before the #METOO...


Cannabis Capitalism: Beware of the Fraudsters

In this segment of the Cannabis Capitalist Radio show, Karen Rands is joined again by Kristen Yoder to discuss a fast path to losing money in the cannabis industry. We like to believe that people have the best intentions and want to do no harm that would hurt the momentum of the movement to legalize cannabis across America. Where one person sees the opportunity to invest time and money into industry in its infancy with all the potential to be as big than any other sector and to help society...


Cannabis Capitalist Radio: Terpenes & Terpenoids - The Nose Knows

Karen Rands, as host of the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Podcast, recognizes the micro-economy of a whole new industry that is rapidly developing -- the legal Cannabis Industry. As an influencer to investors and entrepreneurs, Karen has created a new series, Cannabis Capitalist Radio, to shed light on all the aspects of this industry and educate her audience before they invest time and money starting or investing in a business in the Cannabis Industry. Kristen Yoder is a 40 under 40 Rising...


Cannabis Capitalism Radio presents the Newest Destination Travel Experience

Karen Rands is taking the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show into new realm of discover for the entrepreneurs and investors who regularly listen to her show. Through this special series, she will educate them on all the aspects of the young & growing Cannabis industry for weath creation. In this segment of the Cannabis Capitalism Radio, Karen is joined by Jennifer Salomon, Founder, CEO and the “Jenni” in JenniCannAdventures to discuss the crossover between ecotourism and destination tourism...


Cannabis Capitalism Radio: CBD, Hemp, Flower---What makes up the Industry?

Karen Rands is taking the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show into new territory to share with her listeners the economic impact of the growing trend legalizing various forms of Cannabis. In this segment of the Cannabis Capitalism Radio, Karen Rands will talk with Michael Patterson on the various types of raw materials that make up the Cannabis Industry, and how they are commercialized. Before there was legalization of Cannabis for medicinal and recreational use, there were elements and...


Cannabis Capitalism Radio- Past, Present, Future - Regulations & Economic Impact

Karen Rands is taking the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show into new territory to share with her listeners the economic impact of the growing trend legalizing various forms of Cannabis. In this segment of the Cannabis Capitalism Radio, Karen is joined by Michael Ptterson, seemingly the goto guy for big companies, state governments, and private equity / investment bankers wanting to understand the Cannabis marketplace. Karen and Michael will dig into the current state of the industry,...


Igniting Purpose Driven Leadership - Integral to Compassionate Capitalism

Every CEO & Angel Investor needs to hear the insights Karen and Jim will discuss on this segment of the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Podcast. Purpose drives success. Leadership provides direction. Creativity fuels innovation which triggers growth. All of that is described in the book and Jim shares tactical and strategic plans for CEOs in his book, Igniting Purpose Driven Leadership, that can lead to sustainable and profitable growth by figuring out how to shift your team to abundance by...


How to Gain Influence with Your Target Market for Massive Business Success

Karen Rands is joined by Neil Howe, Best Selling Author and Entrepreneur, to discuss his latest book: The Trust Factor. The Trust Factor is the science of creating authority positioning in the subconscious. This technology is based on a model whereby the major thinking part of human activity (over 90%), including emotion, takes place in the subconscious area that is below the levels of controlled awareness. Neil uses case studies to back up his findings. He also provides applications of it...


The Legend behind the making of Prego Sauce - Innovation & Sustainability

Karen Rands, host of the Compassionate Capitalist Show, is joined by Bonnie Daneker, Co-Author of the fascinating look into the historic story of the making of Campbell's Prego Sauce. It's In There!® Listen to learn the legend behind Prego Spaghetti Sauce, a flagship product in Campbell Soup Company’s portfolio for more than thirty years. Campbell Soup Company has deep roots in American culture dating back to 1869, yet they led the market in innovation of product, design, marketing, and...


Building a Personal Brand - as SoloPreneur or CEO it is critical to your success

Karen Rands will be joined by Jamie Greenberg of A Brand Your Way on the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Podcast show to discuss how to turn your originality into a business and establish oneself as a leader in their industry. By understanding ones unique value proposition, they can develop their personal brand and stand out in the crowd as a CEO of a company, the Founder of a New Business, or a SoloPreneur seeking to establish thought leadership. On this Podcast you will learn the importance...


Kickstart Your Business Success: What's a 4 letter word that leads to success?

There is something that every successful entrepreneur has in common, and that is the ability to PLAN. Planning is much more than merely writing “a business plan.” It’s a practice that serves over the course of a lifetime. Without it, success is highly unpredictable. Karen Rands, Host of the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast Radio Show, is joined by Nancy Chorpenning, founder and President of C-Suite Advisors and the CEO School for Women to talk about the importance of planning for success in...


Compassionate Capitalism -- How Individuals and Corporations Participate

Karen Rands, founder of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement for Angel Investors, talks with author Mark Faust, trusted advisor to Corporate Executive Teams and author of Growth or Bust and High Growth Levers, about how individuals and corporations use Compassionate Capitalism to create wealth and grow their business. As a nationally recognized expert on Angel Investing, Karen has written the best selling book Inside Secrets to Angel Investing as a step by step guide for learning how to...


Revenue, Revenue, it's all about the Revenue. Compassionate Capitalist Podcast

Karen Rands, host of the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast Radio show, is joined by Paul D'Souza to explore the challenges businesses of all sizes face when growing their revenue year after year. Listen to this conversation from two strategic entrepreneur advisors about how we to increase your market impact and revenue. Paul published a book titled “The Market Has Changed – Have You?“ to address the changes in how customers buy today; which requires people to sell differently. Relationship...


Crowdfunding Pioneer | Ruth Hedges | Compassionate Capitalist Show

Equity Crowdfunding is still relatively young as an industry, but is growing leaps and bounds. Ruth Hedges is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on crowdfunding and honored to be one of the original pioneers of the legislation that was ultimately signed into law as Title lll 4(a)(6) - the crowdfunding bill in the JOBS Act on April 5, 2012. Ruth developed CrowdfundingCRM, a robust tool for entrepreneurs launching and managing an equity crowdfunding campaign - the first of...


Thought Leadership | Mitchell Levy -The AHA Guy |Compassionate Capitalist Show

Karen Rands returns with her Compassionate Capitalist show to explore how those with a mission and a calling can position themselves as Thought Leaders in their Community and Industry. Her guest is Mitchell Levy, the AHA Guy. He is an accomplished entrepreneur who has created 20 businesses in Silicon Valley including 4 publishing companies that have published over 800 books. Mitchell is an international bestselling author with 58 business books and has been a strategic consultant to over 100...


Without this the JOBS Act will Fail | Compassionate Capitalist Podcast Show

The Compassionate Capitalist Show, hosted by Karen Rands will dig into the Promise, Potential and Obstacles for the JOBS Act of 2012 to be successful. Now that all three levels are fully available for entrepreneurs to seek investors from the 'crowd', it is time for a thoughtful and in depth assessment of the progress and short falls of what we call "The Great Experiment". The JOBS Act of 2012 was a great initiative to bust down the barrier between entrepreneurs and potential investors....