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In this episode of Investing On Purpose, JP sits down with Capital Factory cofounder Gordon Daugherty to discuss the basics of Entrepreneurship and where he sees the future of business going.
Gordon Daugherty is a best-selling author, seasoned business executive, startup advisor and investor. As a venture fund partner and angel investor, he has made more than 350 investments. He has also helped raise more than $100 million in growth and venture capital as a company executive, fund manager, board director, and active advisor. Fundraising is the focus of the bestselling book he authored, titled “Startup Success: Funding the Early Stages of Your Venture”.
Through his content creation practice, Shockwave Innovations, and as co-founder and chairman of Capital Factory, Gordon spends 100 percent of his time educating, advising, and investing in tech startups. He is a senior contributor for Texas CEO Magazine and serves on the board of directors for several Austin-based technology companies. Over the years, Gordon has given personal advice to several hundred entrepreneurs, and more than 4,000 startup founders have completed his Founders Academy boot camp. He has published more than 150 startup advice articles and is the producer of a video library with 50 streaming titles of educational content for startup founders.
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0:00 - Gordon’s Introduction
1:00 - Gordon’s story
5:20 - The Foundation of Entrepreneurship
10:00 - Find a problem worth solving
20:00 - Taking on investment
27:00 - The personality of an Entrepreneur
32:00 - Sales is a transfer of enthusiasm
34:50 - Learning is the most important aspect of Entrepreneurship
38:00 - Social impact in Entrepreneurship
43:00 - Mentoring