Jan 26, 2017
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Hard Questions Episode 01: Talking Growth, Capital & Bankruptcy with Jon Atkinson

Welcome to the Hard Questions podcast, interviews with industry experts on the topics of growth, sales and marketing. The goal of this podcast is to explore difficult topics with subject matter experts who are willing to present a strong position based on their experience.

In Episode #1 of the Hard Questions podcast, hosted by your very own Mike Krass, we sat down with Jon Atkinson.

Amongst his many accomplishments, Jon is the Founding Director of Loyola University-New Orleans Center for Entrepreneurship  and the administrator of the Lagniappe Angels network, a member-driven angel investment arm based in the state of Louisiana whose members decide on which companies or ideas to place seed investments into.

Jon specifically addressed the following topics in this podcast:

  1. What happens when a startup or early-stage venture runs out of capital
  2. Red flags and other external warning signs that a company is running out of capital
  3. How investors calculate a companies runway
  4. Case Study: Discuss Uber’s operating model as a Profit & Loss statement

Have a listen and if you like what you hear give us a shout on Twitter!


About the Author

CEO of MKG Marketing Inc

Mike Krass | CEO

Aside from being the CEO at MKG Marketing Inc, Mike is a dark beer aficionado with a healthy appetite for travel and pushing personal boundaries. A proud graduate of Washington State University, Mike currently calls New Orleans home.

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