We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.
Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a fundraising consulting business:
#1: Daryl Hatton, founder of ConnectionPoint:
We chatted with with Daryl, founder of ConnectionPoint ($150K/month). In our interview, Daryl says:
Be careful when you base your product completely on single supplier platforms outside of your control. Have a plan for what you’ll do if they no longer want to help you.
Unfortunately, in the press cycle, when you’re hot, you’re hot. And then, you’re not.
Your product plans are a dream. Customer needs are the reality.
When creating a platform, it is very alluring to try to make the value proposition as broad as possible. If you can’t or don’t want to play the VC game, the tighter focus can help you achieve profitable revenue faster and grow without outside investment.
Read the full interview ➜
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