How To Increase Your Chances of Securing VC Funding E11
In this episode, Chris Yap featured the CEO of Pycap Venture Partners, Stuart Browne. Stuart described how his experience as a CFO of a multinational company prompted him to establish his own VC company were evaluating multiple investment opportunities excited him versus focusing on only one.
Stuart articulated what entrepreneurs need to be mindful of when trying to raise capital from Venture Capitalists. Stuart emphasized the importance of having revenue traction prior to pitching to VCs.
This episode will provide entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs looking to secure VC funding practical advice on how to increase their probability of success in raising capital.
Pycap Venture Partners is a venture capital and corporate finance firm providing financing and value creating solutions for early stage companies, administrative, investment and management services for venture capital and private equity investment vehicles, and educational courses for universities, incubators, events and conferences
Stuart Browne is the CEO of Pycap Venture Partners, a venture capital and corporate finance firm. Stuart is also interim CFO of numerous tech companies and an Investment Committee Member of a $350M Ontario Government backed Fund.
In addition, Stuart instructs courses related to venture capital, corporate finance and entrepreneurship at the Schulich School of Business, MBA and MFIN programs, as well as UofT School of Continuing Studies. Stuart has been featured in news outlets including BloombergTV, BNN, Globe & Mail, the Toronto Star, and Techvibes.
Connect with Stuart on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About From Zero 2 RevenueFROM ZERO 2 REVENUE is an avenue for successful entrepreneurs around the world to tell their stories on how they transformed their vision into reality. We’ll learn about their products and services; and, the passion and character behind the leadership of the organization. The show is designed to inspire and encourage struggling and future entrepreneurs to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.
At the end of each episode, our listeners can expect plenty of takeaways! As the late Stephen Covey said, “All things are created twice – first in the mind, then in reality”.
The Host Chris Yap is a seasoned BPO executive with over 17 years experience in the industry. Chris came to the US in 2005 to actively promote the Philippines, a preferred outsourcing destination of the world. In doing so, Chris was able to help generate over 40,000 jobs in the Philippines for companies like Dell, Covergys and West Teleservices, which are now consolidated with other large BPO companies in the world.
Chris has been happily married to Eizel for over 16 years and is blessed with 3 wonderful boys. In addition to his passion for business, Chris is also very passionate about helping to solve the child poverty problem. He is doing this by partnering with Food For The Poor where his company sponsors the feeding of children ages 5 and below on a monthly basis.
"Amazing weekend of filming for Pycap Venture Partners' new dystopian, dark comedy film series - inspired by the people and innovation we've seen in the VC and technology industries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. (Note: all crew members are tested for COVID-19 every 2 weeks as per industry requirements and are all negative)" ~ Stuart Browne, CEO of Pycap Venture Partners