Kfactor with Yochanan Polter “Raising funds for a startup”

The K-Factor podcast is produced by CHYE - Crown Heights Young Entrepreneurs in partnership with community news website COLlive.com.

The K-Factor offers business wisdom that can help future business leaders to make the "Keli" (the Hebrew word for vessel) so they can grow their business aspirations.

Episode #45 Yochanan Polter  “Raising funds for a startup”

Yochanan is the CEO of PawnGuru a marketplace that interfaces between consumers and pawnshops. Active in alternative financial services for the last 10 years. Yochana founded Polter Financial Group in 2007, a asset manager for life settlement portfolios. Yochanan is also co-founder and managing partner of Accelerated Life Solutions, a national life settlement brokerage firm with offices in MI and FL.

In this interview Yochanan shares:

·        Following the Yad Hashem

·        Wearing your yeshiva education with pride

·        Finding a gap in industry

·        How to test your idea against the market

·        How to bootstrap

·        The understanding the role of SEO

·        How to obtain funding for your startup

·        Understanding the mindset of a VC

·        The value of participating in a Accelerator


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