Startup Seed Funding for the Rest of Us: How to Raise $1 Million For Your Startup – Even Outside of Silicon Valley
Startup Seed Funding is the Heart of many Startups searching to make their Millions!
I have enjoyed reading this book about raising venture capital from seed investors. Startup seed funding is often difficult for the rest of us. Now Mike Belsito has broken down the path for many of us on how to raise capital for our startups.
Startup Seed Funding for the Rest of Us
You have aspirations for creating a startup company that will change the world, but need startup capital in order to make that happen. Where do you start? How can you raise serious funding when you don’t have many connections or live outside of a major startup community like Silicon Valley?
In this book, Mike Belsito not only proves that you can find the funding you need for your startup no matter where you’re located, but he shares specific details on how you can make that happen. Mike draws on his own experiences raising $1 Million for the Cleveland, Ohio-based startup company he co-founded, and combines it with insights gained by 14 other entrepreneurs and seed-stage investors from throughout the United States, including: – David Cohen, Founder, Techstars – Randy Komisar, Senior Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers – Danielle Morrill, CEO, Mattermark – Brian Trautchold, Co-Founder, Ambition – Plus 10 others Praise for the Book:
“…Well worth the investment!” – Murray Newslands of Inc Magazine
“I wasn’t surprised to see this jump to the list of top startup books — it is that good.” – Michael Flores in a post published on Huffington Post.
“A great resource for founders outside of Silicon Valley, Mike’s book walks the founder from Illinois, Ohio, or anywhere else outside of the Bay Area, and helps them navigate the complicated waters of making the connections and milestones necessary to raise venture funding. A hugely productive manual for getting started.” – Paul Lee, Entrepreneur and former Partner, Lightbank and Peacock Equity Fund
“I have assigned chapters of Mike’s book to my entrepreneurial finance students at Case Western Reserve University to highlight the challenges of raising capital from outside of Silicon Valley. Mike is an excellent storyteller and makes learning about the nuances of attracting early stage capital easy for anybody to understand.” – Michael Goldberg, Visiting Professor of Design and Innovation, Case Western Reserve University
About Mike Belsito, Author of Startup Seed Funding for the Rest of Us!
Mike Belsito is a startup business developer who loves creating something from nothing. Mike has spent nearly ten years in various startup companies as an early employee, leader, and co-founder. Mike’s products and businesses have been featured in national media outlets like The Atlantic, CNN, PBS and the New York Times. Mike is an Advisor to several startup companies and is a frequent speaker on the topic of entrepreneurship at conferences and universities. Mike lives with his wife, Hannah, and son, Edison in Lakewood, Ohio, where he also serves as the City’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence.
Did you know that Equity Based Crowdfunding Sites offer unaccredited investors access to startups? Since the American JOBS Act was approved, Funding Portals are now able to offer Reg CF offerings to investors, the market for startup seed funding has taken off for many that know the rules of Title III offerings.