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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Venture Capitalist?
Released on Friday, July 24, 2020•PRIVATE PLACEMENT
A friend of Ezra Roizen invested $5,000 in Uber's seed round, and he cleared $25,000,000, a 5,000x return. Want to hear about him? Another friend invested $5,000,000 in a startup and lost every penny, or do you want to hear about him? Private company investing isn't for the faint of heart, and it's as much about your gut instinct as it is about any numbers on the page. In this session Mr. Roizen is going to arm you with some street smarts for how to look at private placement opportunities, signals of potential success, tools for evaluating risk, and frameworks for matching opportunities to your personal investment strategy. Get your VC on!
Ezra Roizen is the managing director of cptl.co, a startup investor network. He is the general manager of Advsr, a startup M&A advisory firm helping startups frame their markets and develop relationships with strategic partners. Mr. Roizen is also is the chairman of Vator, a community of entrepreneurs, and a representative of Ackrell Capital, a boutique investment bank. He is the author of Magic Box Paradigm: A Framework for Startup Acquisitions. Mr. Roizen started his career as an entrepreneur, co-founding two technology companies: Montclare Technologies and Convoy Corporation.
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