Getting outside funding

A common question I hear among early stage entrepreneurs is “I need an infusion of money to get my project going. What are they (banks, private and angel investors, and venture capital funds) looking for?” At the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market tradeshow, the Outdoor Industry Association hosted a panel discussion of boutique investment bankers who answered […]

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Make Phase-Gate work for you

Phase-Gate processes are in widespread use for the management of new product development efforts. I often hear questions about how to better and more effectively implement them. A recent inter-company survey sheds some interesting and objective light on the subject. I think you’ll find the results compelling—I certainly did. Here are the findings in a […]

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