I never regret my time spent as an analyst in a venture capital firm. It was the experience of meeting with inspiring entrepreneurs that ultimately led me to switch seats to start my own company. I met with on average eight hopeful start-ups and reviewed 10 investment proposals each week....Read more
While a great deal of literature has been written about presenting a pitch, there is too little written about how to prepare one. Here are a few key tips to increase your probability of a successful pitch by focusing on how to prepare it beforehand. 1. Who is the audience?...Read more
Launching a successful business is about so much more than your idea. Success depends on your ecosystem – who you know, who’s in your network, and who is supporting you.Read more
What you really need to know to land an investor.Read more
For an intrepid entrepreneur, the prospect of external funding can seem almost too good to be true. But how realistic is a search for funding? And are you even ready to start looking for it?Read more
Allow me to explain why you shouldn’t take that approach (and, in some cases, why you can’t).Read more
Starting a business is an exciting opportunity but it can be daunting at the same time especially when funding from an outside source is required. While there are a number of funding sources available, the kind of business you have will determine the kind of funds you’re eligible for.Read more
Know someone who should take that entrepreneurial leap? Thinking of lending them a few bucks? Think again! By doing that - you might be a credit provider.Read more
Organisations like the Branson Centre exist to help you succeed. We chat to its CEO, Jane Rankin, to learn how they can help you.Read more
Three university students, Matthew Piper, Karidas Tshintsholo, and Tokologo Phetla, are proving you can launch an ambitious business with no capital in three months by leveraging networks and burning your ships. Here's how they launched their start-up: Student Investor.Read more
The start-up game is a risky business, and for many entrepreneurs navigating the competitive landscape and securing the funding needed to survive is a significant hurdle that isn’t easily overcome. The truth is, there is a limited amount of funding available to start-up founders and innumerable new ventures born every...Read more
Business and leadership success start with a discipline of mindset moves, including having fun with your fear.
How You Can Transform Your Customer Experience And Why It Is Important
A dose of wisdom for high-performing entrepreneurs and executives, an inquiry of five simple – yet essential – questions.
Mo Rafi founded Rafi Credit Consulting Inc, a private consulting firm based in Toronto, Canada.