Raising Angel Capital: Your Personal Brand

Learn how to craft a compelling personal brand that attracts angel investor interest in YOU and your business.
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

Investors like to say that, if given the choice, they make bets on jockeys instead of horses. Translated, this means they put more faith in the TEAM over the IDEA. With this in mind, every entrepreneur's goal should be to frame their backgrounds and achievements in a way that captures investor attention compelling them to invest. Good products or good businesses wont' sell themselves! In this course, Nestor will go in depth on how to effectively CRAFT a persona that investor's will feel comfortable backing. This will include creating a NOTEWORTHY online profile via leveraging a variety of tools including LinkedIn, Google and Twitter just to name a few. Nestor will also teach how to maximize the effectiveness of your email signatures, business cards and headshots.

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What will I get out of the course?

  • Over 19 lectures and 1 hours of audio and visual content.
  • Firsthand experience from a professor and entrepreneur that has raised capital and mentored numerous other startups to do the same.

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What do other people say about Nestor Villalobos and his courses?

This course is informative and get straight to the information we what to know. You will be attentive from the beggining to the end. Useful for many purposes. Thank you!

-- Dominic

Amplifies & Clarifies bits and pieces of the full picture that we know of, but dont think of them are very important.

-- Chetan

His professionalism, attention to detail and business management skills set him apart.

-- Alex Rodriguez

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About the Instructor

Nestor Villalobos is the CEO of the Tudor Ice Company where he has raised over a MILLION DOLLARS in venture funding to get the business going. Aside from also running his blog, Nestor is a professor of entrepreneurship at a local university that is considered one of the top 5% worldwide in business according to the AACSB. Furthermore, he has mentored a number of startup CEOs helping them raise venture capital as well. Nestor has won numerous awards as well as business plan competitions including “Most Promising Startup" at Venture Pitch Orlando, “Best Pitch" at Gulf Coast Venture Forum, 1st Place at the UM Elevator Pitch Contest, 2nd Place in the FAU Business Plan Competition and was a finalist in the Miller Lite Tap the Future, Miami Herald and Inversiones business plan competitions. You can follow Nestor on twitter at @nesvillalobos.

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What is the risk?

  • None! If you don't like the class, within 30 days I will provide you with your money back, guaranteed. There is NOTHING to lose!

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What are the requirements?

  • Nothing. Just the desire to spend the time and effort to build a personal brand that will resonate with investors.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Get instantly notified about things that are said about you and your company online.
  • Develop a high-quality headshot that gets investors wanting to learn more about you.
  • Craft a memorable LinkedIn profile that highlights your talents as a startup founder.
  • Rank higher on search engines so that investors find what YOU want them to see.
  • Create unique, attention grabbing business cards that get people to remember you.
  • Leverage “peacocking” to leave a lasting impression.
  • Learn how to establish yourself as an authority on topics related to your business.
  • Get the press to feature you and your company without paying them a dime.
  • How to effectively present yourself when meeting with potential investors.

What is the target audience?

  • Entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs wanting to build their personal brand in a way that attracts investment from friends, angels and angel groups.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Developing Your Online Profile
Lecture 1: Introduction
02:35
Know What is Currently Said About You Online
00:41
Get Instantly Notified When Something is Said About You
01:16
Develop a High-Quality Headshot
02:51
Buy and Forward a Personal URL to Rank Higher on Search
05:21
Online Profiles
01:31
LinkedIn
03:15
Creating a Custom LinkedIn URL
01:28
Twitter
01:27
Keeping (Some) Online Profiles Private
00:57
Create a Blog
01:33
Create a Compelling Email Signature
04:46
Section 2: Developing Your Offline Presence
Business Cards
04:20
Dressing for Investors
02:36
Peacocking for Business
03:01
Public Speaking
08:49
Leveraging the Press
02:14
Conclusion
01:23

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Instructor Biography

Nestor Villalobos, Entrepreneur, Professor, Mentor and CEO of Tudor Ice

Being an Ironman finisher, college professor, mentor and entrepreneur, Nestor's drive in work and personal life are unequivocal. Nestor holds an undergraduate and MBA degree from Bentley University and is a Florida International University Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship. Nestor has worked over eight years at two publicly traded tech companies and is currently the CEO of Tudor Ice Company that seeks to disrupt the ice industry.

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