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How I raised $10M, Nicholas Hinrichsen and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 178

In this episode, Simon welcomes Nicholas Hinrichsen, the CEO and co-founder of Clutch and advisor of Volanty. He is dedicated to helping Credit Unions improve the financial well-being of their members. Raising venture capital is the easiest thing a startup founder is ever going to do. Listen to how Ryan Peck shares steps we can take to raise capitals for business.

 

3 Valuable Insights

  • Experiment before selling the product
  • No company that you see that successful started out doing exactly what the company is doing right now, but people, people serendipitously stumbled into whatever they're doing right now
  • If money is your own motivator, the main motivator will not last long at all,...
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How To Get More Referrals, Bill Cates And Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 181

In this episode, Simon welcomes Bill Cates, the relationship marketing expert of Referral Coach International, hall of Fame Speaker, author of "Get More Referrals Now!", Beyond Referral, Radical Relevance" and the Cates System for Exponential Growth. His mission is to help professionals
and companies attract more ideal clients through more compelling value, referrals, and introductions. Listen to how Bill Cates shares steps we can take to get more referrals.

 

3 Valuable Insights

  • Work to control what we can control
  • People appreciate it when we are doing something just for them
  • Think about all the different things I can do to serve people and generate revenue

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The Joy of Living with Barry Shore and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 177

In this episode, Simon welcomes Barry Shore, the ambassador of joy, founder of barryshore.com, serial entrepreneur and former quadriplegic. His mission is to transform the world through JOY. Listen to Barry Shore’s sharing about the joy of living.

 

3 Valuable Insights

  • Become a conduit of goodness
  • Make a difference in the world
  • The joy of living can be summed up in one-word, giving

Show Notes

(00:17) -Simon: Welcome back everybody. To the spread, the breads podcast. I'm your host, Simon Severino and my guest today as successful serial entrepreneur with two multi-million dollar exits and three issued p tents. Today is the ambassador of joy. He's transforming the words...

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Talk to others about your failures and mistakes with Jane Sagalovich and Simon Severino LIVE | STRATEGY SPRINTS 172

In this episode, Simon welcomes Jane Sagalovich, the founder of Scale Your Genius. She is an expert in business, finance, and strategy. Most great people have achieved their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. Listen to how Jane Sagalovich share failures and mistakes with others to achieve success in her business.

3 Valuable Insights

  • Failure often leads to career success
  • Talk to others about your failures
  • Sometimes, there's no right or wrong answer

 

Show Notes

(00:02) Simon: Welcome back everybody to the strategist Sprints podcast. I'm Simone Severino, your host. And today my guest is founder of Scale Your Genius and the creator of the thriving online program accelerator. As a business strategist and scaling expert, she guides experts who are ready...

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How to Handle Pressure as an Entrepreneur with Jason Todd and Simon Severino | Strategy Sprints 163

In this episode, Simon welcomes Jason Todd, Founder and Managing Director of Thinker Ventures. He has helped businesses see the bigger picture and use the vision to eliminate the constraints that clutter the path to their success. His experience ranges from business ownership, marketing, and consulting to software application development for small to large and multinational corporations. Today, he is an interventionist, a world changer, a podcast host, an entrepreneur, and an advisor.

 

3 Valuable Insights

  • Don’t escape the situation, figure out how to work with the situation and be in the moment.
  • Be patient enough with the process and know how to sit in the struggle.
  • Sit with it (struggle) for a little bit and align yourself with people who've been there before.

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Inside the $200-million fund of Builder VC | Amit Mehta and Simon Severino | Strategy Sprints 162

My guest today is a Partner at Builders VC with headquarters in both the US and Canada builder. Builders VC believes it takes more than great technology to fix an antiquated industry, to truly make lasting and impactful change business with the next entrepreneurs who combined technical acumen and operational expertise. Our guests strive to modernize the world around him by guiding founders of antiquated industries, through growth challenges and speed to series B funding opportunities.

 

3 Valuable Insights

  • Achieving astounding success as a multidimensional and high-performing personality, venture capitalist and physician
  • Healthcare industry evolving in these...
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How I raised $100 Million | Drew Tulchin and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 160

In this episode, we have Drew Tulchin, experienced impact investment and economic development professional, joining us to share his views on the future of social innovation and impact investing. He is a thought leader in the impact space as well as a growth focused investment professional who specializes in helping small businesses and social enterprises achieve their full potential. Drew brings over 15 years of experience in the impact space working with the U.S. State Department, World Bank, USAID, Citi Foundation and DFID. He specifically helps socially-responsible businesses grow, create jobs, and realize their impact investment and social mission. He works with clients to develop impact business plans & strategies, marketplaces, incentive packages and more.

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The Creator Mindset with Nir Bashan - Simon Severino STRATEGY SPRINTS 159

In this episode, Simon welcomes Nir Bashan, a world-renowned creativity expert. He is the author of the new book The Creator Mindset: 92 Tools to Unlock the Secrets to Innovation, Growth, and Sustainability (McGraw-Hill, 2020). Inspiration is everywhere, but sometimes it is just hard to find. Listen to how Nir Bashan shares steps we can take to become more creative in business and in real life.

3 Valuable Insights

  • Everybody can learn how to be creative.
  • Trust your partners and let them do what they're good at
  • Creativity is a Business Tool 

Show Notes

(01:08)  - Simon: What are you currently creating?

(01:26) - Nathan Beckord:  We've been busy on the book, been...

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Be Tactical with Greg Thomas - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 158

In this episode, Simon welcomes Greg Thomas, managing director of  375 Park Associates. Headquartered in New York with affiliates in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. He specializes in business development, structured finance, and LBOs with a focus on disruptive companies in the food/agribusiness, energy, life sciences, luxury & lifestyle, transportation, and water industries. The strategic growth advisors that help middle-market investors and business owners overcome challenges in their portfolio. The firm also manages a small family office and currently has investments in real estate technology, alternative energy, solar, and wind, as well as cannabis.

 

 

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Getting Investors And Building Momentum with Nathan Beckord - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 157

Nathan Beckord helps startups get the two things they need most; time and money. He is the CEO of Foundersuite.com and VentureArchetypes.com. On the consulting and advisory side, he mainly works with early-stage internet, B2B software, mobile, and consumer product startups. He is also interested in platforms, markets, and networks. He is fanatical about helping startups raise capital and loves sailing and is a motorcycle junkie.

 

Show Notes

(00:45)  - Simon: What are you currently creating?

(01:10) -Nathan Beckord:  So currently creating a couple of interesting things. So I run founder suite, as you mentioned, we make a software platform that...

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