First Republic Bank is a full-service bank and wealth management firm built in a distinctive way – with client service at the forefront and a solid commitment to responsiveness and action.



 

The Health Extension community is committed to collaborative action to extend healthy and happy human lifespans to 123 years and beyond. Our members are scientists, entrepreneurs, and social influencers dedicated to fixing the degenerative cellular processes that cause deadly human diseases.

 


SVHealth Meetup is a hub for enterprises, organizations and investors to present opportunities, provide mentorship and engage in conversation with Silicon Valley's developer the entrepreneur community.

Fundraising Advice from Scott Painter, Who Has Started 37 Companies and Raised $1 Billion

Posted by Amity Sims on 2012-08-24

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here

Scott Painter is currently the Founder and CEO of TrueCar, an online automotive information and communications platform focused on creating a better car buying experience for dealers and consumers. Throughout his prolific career, Scott has started over 37 companies and has raised over $1 billion. In other words, he knows what he's talking about when it comes to entrepreneurship and venture capital. And, according to him,“fundraising is an absolute test of whether or not your business has the right to exist.”

Scott is also a Mentor at the Los Angeles Founder Institute, which is currently accepting applications and hosting a free Startup Ideation Bootcamp in Santa Monica on Monday, August 27th. 
 
In this talk from Los Angeles Founder Institute, Scott shares insights about fundraising that every entrepreneur should know. In his opinion, raw passion, a calculated business model, and an understanding of the language of investors is imperative. It is a long video, but definitely worth the time!
 

Like this article?

Feedback Form

We welcome your feedback to improve the Institute. Please contact us using the form below, and we will get back to you promptly.
Your Email Address:
Message to the Institute:
What is ? (enter the answer below):
Close Window