Raised millions of dollars for clients. Raised $1m for my biogas startup in Kenya (exited).
Chef and owner at TheThaiPlace Restaurant in Kenya.
Founder of Grant & Co, a boutique grant writing consultancy using a storytelling approach
In Africa you have to deal with challenging hiring, lack of capital, risk adverse investors, theft, corruption, language and culture barrier. I know from experience ;-)
Cold emailed Jeff Bezos which led to a sale. Sold $3m in LTV in less than a year.
I drove around Latin America for 10 months, with my girlfriend and only 3 small pieces of luggage, on a 900cc Kawasaki Ninja
Kickstarter works best for consumer products or art projects. This does two things:
1. It has wide appeal.
2. There is a tangible product afterwards that the backers can enjoy.
B2B SaaS has neither of these two. Instead, use producthunt or hackernews to get feedback (and early customers) on your product. Does that help?
Worth every minute. Kyle helped me figure out my startup strategy and get to the heart of the matter in a few minutes. He has a breadth of knowledge that let me answer questions I had been trying to figure out for a long time. Starting a business can feel lonely, but now I know what to do next.