For a founder, the journey to a financing or liquidity event can be very stressful. In his conversation with GHOGH host Jamarlin Martin, Kai Bond shares his keys on dealing with investors and potential acquirers and lays out a roadmap for how to make yourself attractive to investors.
Kai is managing partner at Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund which invests in Black and Latino founding teams at the seed and Series-A stage. Before Comcast, Kai was the general manager of the Samsung Accelerator in New York. A repeat entrepreneur, Kai has founded three companies including pixietv, which was acquired by Samsung in 2014.
On closing deals
Kai stresses the importance of not letting your foot off the pedal of running your business when an opportunity for an acquisition emerges. He talks about a time when a company wanted to acquire his business, and at the last moment pulled out of the deal. While the moment was very disappointing, Click here to read entire article