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Welcome to the DealMakers show, hosted by Alejandro Cremades. Alejandro is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, and cofounder at Panthera Advisors (M&A and fundraising advisory). On this podcast you will find interviews with entrepreneurs that have been very successful at raising capital or getting their company acquired. You will learn what they did right and what mistakes they made through the process of closing the deal. DealMakers is the ultimate guide for entrepreneurs and senior executives that are in the process of fundraising or selling their company.

DealMakers: Entrepreneur | Startups | Venture Capital Alejandro Cremades

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 12 Ratings

Welcome to the DealMakers show, hosted by Alejandro Cremades. Alejandro is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, and cofounder at Panthera Advisors (M&A and fundraising advisory). On this podcast you will find interviews with entrepreneurs that have been very successful at raising capital or getting their company acquired. You will learn what they did right and what mistakes they made through the process of closing the deal. DealMakers is the ultimate guide for entrepreneurs and senior executives that are in the process of fundraising or selling their company.

    Steven Zhao On Raising $100 Million To Build An Immersive Virtual Reality World For In-Person Interactions

    Steven Zhao On Raising $100 Million To Build An Immersive Virtual Reality World For In-Person Interactions

    Steven Zhao has had an inspiring entrepreneurial journey that started from humble beginnings to groundbreaking innovations in the world of virtual reality. He is the dynamic founder behind Sandbox VR. His story is a testament to resilience, innovation, and the relentless pursuit of a dream.

    • 29 min
    Sami Inkinen On Building Two Billion-Dollar Companies, Raising $360 Million For The Second To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

    Sami Inkinen On Building Two Billion-Dollar Companies, Raising $360 Million For The Second To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

    When it comes to building a billion-dollar company, doing it once might be considered luck, but doing it twice is a testament to skill and perseverance. Sami Inkinen, the entrepreneur behind two successful ventures, shares his journey from humble beginnings on a Finnish farm to founding companies like Trulia and Virta Health.

    • 33 min
    Shahar Alster On Selling A Company To WeWork And Now Helping Companies Harvest Retail Consumer Behavior Data

    Shahar Alster On Selling A Company To WeWork And Now Helping Companies Harvest Retail Consumer Behavior Data

    Shahar Alster's career is a testament to the power of resilience, innovation, and strategic thinking in the tech industry. As a multiple-time founder, Shahar has navigated the complex landscape of startups, scaled businesses, and led successful exits.

    • 38 min
    Maciej Zawadzinski On Building A $13 Million ARR Company With Minimal External Funding & Now Supporting Aspiring Founders

    Maciej Zawadzinski On Building A $13 Million ARR Company With Minimal External Funding & Now Supporting Aspiring Founders

    Poland's entrepreneurial landscape is not for the faint-hearted, but Maciej Zawadzinski's journey is a testament to the power of resilience and innovation. Born at the tail end of Poland's socialist era, Maciej experienced firsthand the seismic shift from socialism to capitalism, shaping his perspectives and aspirations. His story is a remarkable blend of determination, technological prowess, and strategic foresight. In this exclusive interview, Maciej talks about his experiences building his company, facing rejections when trying to raise money for it, and eventually exiting. He has now transitioned to an investor’s role.

    • 28 min
    Guy Willner On Selling A Company For $555 Million And Now Advising PE Firms As A Board Member

    Guy Willner On Selling A Company For $555 Million And Now Advising PE Firms As A Board Member

    Embarking on the entrepreneurial journey is like diving into a vast ocean of uncertainties, challenges, and opportunities. In a recent interview with Guy Willner, an experienced entrepreneur with a string of ventures spanning decades, we gleaned invaluable insights into surviving crises.

    • 28 min
    Leor Catalan On Rolling Revenues Worth $100 Million Back Into His Company To Streamline Insurance Coverage

    Leor Catalan On Rolling Revenues Worth $100 Million Back Into His Company To Streamline Insurance Coverage

    Leor Catalan is an innovative founder whose story embodies curiosity, resilience, and relentless innovation. Join us as we delve into his remarkable trajectory, from his formative years in Tel Aviv to the helm of a global company with over 600 employees.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

REIexpert101 ,

Amazing!

I love Alejandro’s podcast! The knowledge you gain from each episode and the quality of guests that are brought on the show makes this podcast a must listen!

Toronto Entrepreneur ,

Love this podcast

Always bringing the energy and the insights

dnp1971 ,

Principal, Velorum Corporate Finance

Alejandro really knows his stuff. His podcast is informative and provides timely information to start ups, corporate finance personnel, bankers, and entrepreneurs. Highly recommended.

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