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Equity Investments 101 - Part 1 - Shared screen with speaker view
Blessy Thomas
08:55
Hello Everyone. Our session will start at 11 AM.
Blessy Thomas
09:10
Please go ahead and mute your lines if you are not presenting today.
Kevin Presbery
09:21
Good Morninig
Elizabeth McGinsky
09:27
👏
Blessy Thomas
09:30
Good Morning Kevin!
Blessy Thomas
14:23
Feel free to introduce yourself in the chat - Your Name, Business Name, and Industry
Blessy Thomas
16:36
We will wait a few more minutes to get started
Blessy Thomas
16:50
We anticipate some more registrants to join.
Elizabeth McGinsky
27:26
Would a business that may be too risky for lenders potentially be appealing to equity investors?
Elizabeth McGinsky
33:13
Thank you!
Elizabeth McGinsky
35:02
That makes sense.
Blessy Thomas
35:05
Please continue to enter your questions and comments in the chat.
Hunter I ShotCaller
36:51
Mike Kelley - Why do you think its easy to get a student loan for $100K but its much harder for a business to get a business loan for $20K
Hunter I ShotCaller
38:02
In this example, the student/individual has no collateral
Hunter I ShotCaller
39:21
Doesn’t the gov want to incentive people to start businesses as well though right? “Aka American Dream”
Hunter I ShotCaller
39:54
Thank you for comments Mike!
Corey Harris
42:39
HOW CAN WE APPRACH A COMPANY THAT WE WORK FOR FOR INVESTMENT I WORK FOR A COMPANY THAT 14 BILLON AS THERE SEEK TO BUY COMPANYS
John Cureton
44:04
Friends and Family capital is one of the core challenges for MBE firms - history based challenge.
Dal
45:34
How are self-financed business looked at by investors?
Dal
45:59
I.e., "businesses"
Elizabeth McGinsky
50:06
It seems like the expectation of risk-taking also disadvantages MBEs, who probably (typically) don't have as much of a savings cushion.
Vanessa Hunter
50:12
Hello everyone I represent the Black Contractors Coaliton,
Hunter I ShotCaller
51:28
What MBE certifications should every business have or be in the process of renewing? (Ie across city, state, national levels)
Hunter I ShotCaller
54:01
I know that MBE certifications can help make companies eligible for opportunities, so what can those companies do ahead to get certified ahead of time (before the grant/$$ op is avail)
Hunter I ShotCaller
54:23
specially at the city/state, national level
John Cureton
54:41
What are some of the local investment groups that are also interested in M&A growth of established companies vs capital investment in startups only? i.e - An M&A firm that invests $10M in 3 companies with complimenting products/services with a goal creating synergy resulting in growth.
Dal
54:47
Bringing what types of things to the table?
Kirthika Parmeswaran, Vital Start Health
55:41
Could you pls go into equity and how it is impacted with each investor esp safe
Vanessa Hunter
01:02:01
When you reach Angel Investment repayments, how do you approach Re-investment
Hunter I ShotCaller
01:04:47
Thanks for covering “Crowd” was wondering if you were going to discuss this
Elizabeth McGinsky
01:04:58
You need to make a version that clips to catalytic converters! :)
Hunter I ShotCaller
01:14:10
Everyone, feel free to check this doc from Y Combinator A Guide to Seed Fundraising - https://www.ycombinator.com/library/4A-a-guide-to-seed-fundraising
Blessy Thomas
01:16:02
If you have further questions, please reach out to emp@theenterprisecenter.com
Blessy Thomas
01:17:37
Check out our webpage which will continue to have resources added: https://www.theenterprisecenter.com/business/mbe-equity-multiplier
Blessy Thomas
01:18:09
If you are interested in meeting one-on-one services, please complete this intake form: https://www.cognitoforms.com/TheEnterpriseCenter/MBEEquityMultiplierIntakeForm
Blessy Thomas
01:18:14
Fill it out as best as you can
Hunter I ShotCaller
01:18:27
Thank you Mike!
Dal
01:18:53
Thank you! Valuable information!
Corey Harris
01:19:16
thank you Blessy and Mike. great job.
Kevin Presbery
01:21:38
Appreciate you Blessy and Mike
Elizabeth McGinsky
01:22:32
https://equityinvestment101pt2.eventbrite.com
Blessy Thomas
01:22:53
https://www.cognitoforms.com/TheEnterpriseCenter/MBEEquityMultiplierIntakeForm
Dal
01:24:06
Thank you, Blessy - just completed the form.
Dal
01:24:51
Please note that Question 21 won't take an n/a