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Resilient

Author: Sevetri Wilson; Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company.
Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] Wiley Boston, MA Safari 2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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A Wall Street Journal Bestseller Discover how to overcome anything, bootstrap, and go from initial concept to Series A funding with this firsthand look at entrepreneurship Resilient delivers an invaluable collection of private journal entries mapping out a path from bootstrapping a multi-million dollar business to raising millions in Series A funding for another. Entrepreneur and Resilia CEO Sevetri Wilson describes  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sevetri Wilson; Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company.
ISBN: 9781119773870 1119773873
OCLC Number: 1263349488
Accession No: (DE-627)1766131131 (DE-599)KEP067583741 (ORHE)9781119773870 (EBP)067583741
Notes: Online resource; Title from title page (viewed April 6, 2021).
Description: 1 online resource (176 pages)
Contents: Introduction 1 1 Coming From Where I'm From 3 Triple Threat 6 2 The Difference 16 Focus 25 3 Bootstrapping versus Raising Capital 28 Professional Services to Startup 28 On the Bootstrapping Process 31 Repeatable and Predictable Revenue, Regardless 38 Money Can't Be the Only Motivation 39 4 Idea to Product: Building a Startup 42 Starting With Funding 42 Starting Without Funding 43 What Not to Do When Starting a Company 44 You'll Never Get Going Unless 45 5 Building a Team 49 Hiring and Finding Freelancers and Others 49 Out of the Gate 57 Contingency versus Retained Recruiters 59 Get Out of the Way 62 6 I Hear You, But I Need Capital 67 Financing Terminology 68 Preparing to Raise 70 What Legal Documents Should I Use? 71 7 Raising a Pre-Seed $400,000 79 Pre-Seed, Better Known as a Friends-and-Family Round 79 The Pitch 85 8 Accelerators and Pitch Competitions? Bang or Bust 89 9 Raising My Seed Round 98 10 Product Market Fit 103 Sales: Remember Predictable, Repeatable Revenue? 103 11 Raising a Series A 107 12 Holy Crap-A Pandemic! 113 Prioritizing Mental Well-Being 116 13 The Murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and BLM 119 The Talk I Had With My Team 123 The Role of Philanthropy in Creating Equity 125 Systemic Issues Facing Black-Led Technology Companies 126 14 My Hopes, and Losing an Icon 129 The Role Technology Plays 129 On Building Generational Wealth 132 Appendix 137 Glossary 139 Rate Sheet 145 Online Resources 149 About the Author 151 Index 153
Responsibility: Wilson, Sevetri.

Abstract:

A Wall Street Journal Bestseller Discover how to overcome anything, bootstrap, and go from initial concept to Series A funding with this firsthand look at entrepreneurship Resilient delivers an invaluable collection of private journal entries mapping out a path from bootstrapping a multi-million dollar business to raising millions in Series A funding for another. Entrepreneur and Resilia CEO Sevetri Wilson describes her journey from self-funding to venture capital success. Written for ambitious and aspiring entrepreneurs like herself, Wilson covers a wide variety of topics about the entrepreneurial journey: How to go from idea to product The correct way to dive into the hiring process Preparing to raise money Building a tech company as a non-technical founder How to select the right accelerators, programs, and pitch competitions Creating wealth while building a business The author also shares her “Simple Agreement for Future Equity” (SAFE) agreement and first pitch deck. Perfect for entrepreneurs, startup enthusiasts, and founders, Resilient belongs on the bookshelves of anyone interested in the process of bootstrapping and/or raising capital to grow a business in any sector.

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