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Moving Past First-Time Entrepreneur Bias – Jeff Nadel, CEO of Klink

Jeffrey NadelWe are very excited to introduce our guest today, who is not only a second-generation Pitch Deck guest but an entrepreneur, Jeff Nadel. Jeff is the founder and CEO of Klink, a company behind the app that lets you order beer, wine, and spirits for delivery on-demand. He is a 22-year-old entrepreneur who took a leave of absence from the University of Pennsylvania to build his company full-time.

We invited Jeff to the show to share his incredible journey from being a college student to becoming an entrepreneur and working to get funding for Klink. Listen in to learn about how Jeff was able to develop his company based on his customers’ needs, get past the first-time entrepreneur’s bias, and get in the room with the investors he desired. You don’t want to miss Jeff’s tips and tactics that will help you find, pitch and accept the deal that will help you grow your business.

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What You’ll Learn From This Episode:

  • The inspiration for Klink.
  • How Jeff was able to improve Klink’s development completely based on customer feedback.
  • The random connection that led to funding for Klink.
  • Jeff’s advice to get to the investors you want to talk to.
  • How to look past the first time entrepreneur bias to find the right investor.

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Success on Angel List – Phil Nadel, Co-Founder of Barbara Cochran Venture Partners

Phil NadelThis time on The Pitch Deck, I welcome the incredible Phil Nadel. Phil is the Co-Founder and Manager of Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners.  He is a serial entrepreneur with successes in the finance, publishing, online advertising and e-commerce spaces. He is also a prolific early-stage investor, having invested in over 50 companies.

Phil started out as a serial entrepreneur back in college, where he was fortunate enough to have several early successful exits, which resulted in offers to reinvest in new companies. In the beginning, he invested in companies ran primarily people he knew, which helped him grow and expand his knowledge of the startup and investing world. But it wasn’t until four years ago that he really started focusing on angel investing as a career. Listen in as Phil walks us though the key parts of a pitch deck and talks about companies that catch his and other angel investors’ attention. Check it out below…

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What You’ll Learn From This Episode:

  • How Phil has grown as an angel investor.
  • One of the big benefits that Phil has experienced since co-founding Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners.
  • The non-financial benefit of working with Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners.
  • The different types of founders and entrepreneurs.
  • The biggest problem most founders have.

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If you have questions about investing, early-stage capital raising, investor relationship and/or due diligence, tweet your question to @the_pitch_deck. In our future episodes, we will read your questions and get feedback from our featured guests.

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