The Business Credit and Financing Show
About This Show
The Business Credit and Financing Show is produced by Credit Suite and hosted by Ty Crandall, CEO of Credit Suite and business credit expert. On the show we tackle all types or topics relating to how you can get business credit without a personal guarantee or credit check, and how to get business financing including business loans and business credit lines to start and grow your company. We also dive in and discuss business success strategies for entrepreneurs and those just looking to start a business. You’ll hear 30-60 minute sessions where we map out how you can get credit and loans, as well as talk with industry and thought leaders who share their real world experience on how they’ve grown to achieve massive success and how you can too.
Most Recent Episode
Charlie O Donnell - How to Obtain Venture Capital for Your Business
3 days ago
Charlie oDonnell is the sole Partner and Founder at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures. His fund makes seed and pre-seed investments and was the first venture firm located in Brooklyn--where he was born and raised. Brooklyn Bridge invested in the first rounds of Canary, Orchard Platform, Tinybop, Hungryroot, Clubhouse, Ringly, and goTenna among others. He previously had investment roles at Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital. Charlie has a reputation for being early to identifying important companies. Nick Bilton identifies him as an influence on early Twitter investors in his book, Hatching Twitter. Dennis Crowley credits him as having helped kick off the first funding of Foursquare before other VCs had said yes. At First Round Capital, he sourced the firm's investments in Singleplatform (sold to Constant Contact) and GroupMe (sold to Skype). Charlie discovered GroupMe at the hackathon where the service had been built. He also sourced investments in Backupify (which was an idea he had tweeted to the founder, a friend of his), chloe + isabel, and Refinery29. Charlie bikes to work, has done four triathlons, the NYC marathon, and runs the kayaking program in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The longest he has consecutively been outside of the five boroughs of New York City is three weeks. During This Show We Discuss… What stage of growth a company should consider raising Venture Capital (VC) The common attributes of companies that VCs look for to fund a deal The importance of a business plan when it comes to getting an investment How important the experience of the owner is to obtaining successful funding The amounts of money VCs commonly lend Which industries best attract ve