179. Catching up on the latest VC/private equity trends in the US
Sitting amongst toys and with baby Philip as a companion, Michaela has a conversation with her dear friend Yasmine Morrison, an early-stage investor, mentor Techstars, and Teaching Fellow at Harvard. Yasmine has a diverse background and spent 7 years working across the globe from co-founding a startup in Dubai to working for Standard Chartered Bank in Kuala Lumpur. Yasmine shares her best tips on how to work strategically when raising capital. They also talks about the difference between the European VC- and private equity market vs the US market
💡 How to prepare before meeting with investors.
💡 How do you work strategically with investors or VCs,
💡 What type of investor should you have in your companies.
Saba Saad, the manager of Feminvest EXPAND – our entrepreneurs program, , meets the founders of Future Fridays, Linda Wasell and Karin Gydemo Granlöf .
Future Fridays are a Communications & Business Development Agency based in Åre, Sweden. They are experienced facilitators, often hired for business development, communication assignments and in change processes.They intersperse facts with inspiration and draw on the experience of the companies. In recent years, they have positioned Sweden on the foreign market and coached hundreds of entrepreneurs to more profitable businesses.
Future Fridays experience in both large and small companies, many years with public companies as well as within political and international non-profit organisations gives a strong competitive advantage in their execution. With a strong sense of customer demand and on top of that a strategic and innovative mindset Linda and Karin work to achieve results with that energy that lifts the work to new levels. Through their own developed models and tools, based on pedagogy for adult learning and goal fulfilment, Future Fridays ensure a successful process with both great commitment and a joyful ride on the way towards your goals.
Future Fridays 2022 is the winner of the Scandinavian Business Awards, ”Best SME Development Agency – Sweden”.
To their website: https://www.futurefridays.se/about-future-friday