We share our unorthodox approach to building a chocolate e mpire & how to win at raising capital, the importance of “just starting” and demanding what you want at all costs.
1:48 The power of just starting
3:29 Denying demand
4:25 The importance of your game plan
8:09 Watch the raise video here
8:35 The difficulty of pulling back and thoughts on momentum
10:41 How to keep investors and key relationships looped in when you aren’t ready for them
13:30 Shoutout to our sponsor caffeine
15:25 a fact check on Jake’s caffeine hiatus
16:38 pulling off a $10 Million Dollar fundraise
18:13 Watch the raise video here (same as above)
18:47 Advice to anyone fundraising
19:18 Why our fundraising process is successful: The power of content and building out loud
22:16 Staying true to who you are and demanding what you want
24:00 How to keep investors in touch with your business, before they invest.
25:20 Not worrying about your competition, but only about your customers
26:16 Remarks on consistency and just starting
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After 11 months- we’re back.
We dive into where the f*ck we’ve been and scratch the surface on what the f*ck has happened since our hiatus.
But first, we focus on the power of “just starting” as a key component of winning.
We discuss how important it is to stick to a plan and touch on the uncertainty and difficulty of pulling back when you are on a roll in order to balance the see-saw of momentum in a business.
Learnings from our last $10 Million dollar raise are shared with key takeaways on:
-how to keep investors and key relationships looped in when you aren’t ready for them,
-why our fundraising process is successful: the power of content and building out loud,
-the importance of demanding what you want and staying true to who you are, and worrying not about your competition- but only about your customers.
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