Be Authentically You in Your Pitch – Porter Haney, Founder,

einckITn_400x400Our special guest, Porter Haney, joins us today to share his amazing experiences. Porter is the CEO and co-founder of, a next generation online social polling platform. Like their predecessors, Gallup and Survey Monkey, Wedgies helps increase engagement on social media and gives users around the world a chance to express their opinions.

We invited Porter to talk about his amazing journey through two rounds of fundraising. He shares some incredible knowledge and resources that even I haven’t heard of before and am excited to take advantage of. We also discuss how creating trust and building a relationship with a potential VC or Angel can make a profound difference in whether you get funded or not. Check it out below…

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What You’ll Learn From This Episode:

  • What makes the next generation of polling platforms.
  • When Porter and his co-founder realized they needed to raise money.
  • Porter’s strategy for raising capital and still maintaining control of his company.
  • Why Porter chose notes as his fundraising vehicle in both rounds.
  • How Porter tracked and determined the best potential investors.

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