69 episodes

The Insider’s Guide To Finance brings you stories from the front lines of financing public and private companies.

We host seasoned CEO's, fund managers, bankers, brokers and business experts who answer your questions about how to properly finance opportunities and build outstanding success stories.

We dig into the educational ‘how to’s' and mechanics of structuring good deals. You’ll also hear about strokes of luck, tense negotiations, the pressures of closing, as well as how to best engage investors and navigate the private and public markets.

The Insider's Guide To Finance Cory Cleveland

    • Investing
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

The Insider’s Guide To Finance brings you stories from the front lines of financing public and private companies.

We host seasoned CEO's, fund managers, bankers, brokers and business experts who answer your questions about how to properly finance opportunities and build outstanding success stories.

We dig into the educational ‘how to’s' and mechanics of structuring good deals. You’ll also hear about strokes of luck, tense negotiations, the pressures of closing, as well as how to best engage investors and navigate the private and public markets.

    Building Billion Dollar Successes w. Lukas Lundin

    Building Billion Dollar Successes w. Lukas Lundin

    Lukas Lundin, head of the Lundin Group, has grown his group of resource companies into a combined market cap of over $20 billion dollars.

    We talk about a number of subjects from how Lukas approaches government relationships, building partnerships, succession planning within his businesses and we even get into his personal life.

    A key take away from this interview is that building big is weaved into the DNA of the Lundin Group and that their success is built on an eternal optimism.

    • 29 min
    A Year In Review With Your Host, Cory Cleveland

    A Year In Review With Your Host, Cory Cleveland

    Welcome to our season finale! It is a recap of 2020 and an overview of what to look forward to in 2021. We have been fortunate to introduce you to dozens of guests over the past year. In this episode, join me to reflect on what we've learned from those interviews. A key takeaway I have is the importance of sticking to your principles and remaining objective, as well as leading with good intentions and keeping the long-term in mind.

    • 7 min
    Advocating for Venture Capital and Private Equity in Canada w. Kim Furlong

    Advocating for Venture Capital and Private Equity in Canada w. Kim Furlong

    Kim Furlong is the CEO of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. Venture capital and private equity are powerful components of our economy but often misunderstood and arguably, over-regulated. The industry can also be heavily impacted by the policies of the government. 

    • 37 min
    The Human Side of Raising $100 Million w. Jason Tan

    The Human Side of Raising $100 Million w. Jason Tan

    Raising capital and running a Silicon Valley business are high-pressure endeavors. Jason Tan and his team have raised over $100,000,000 to build their vision of SIFT. As we hear, being human is one of the best things you can do to run a successful business. He speaks candidly about his battles with depression as an entrepreneur as well as some solid lessons you can apply when financing your business.

    • 47 min
    Investing In The New Economy w. Harlan Capital

    Investing In The New Economy w. Harlan Capital

    Joshua and Leonard Harlan of Harlan Capital join us to discuss their focus on investing in new and emerging asset classes. We have witnessed a significant shift in business, where companies no longer need to derive their value from their own net tangible assets. They can now grow by leasing assets as and when they need them and this creates a very compelling investment opportunity.

    • 42 min
    The Case for Public Venture Capital with Ari Pandes

    The Case for Public Venture Capital with Ari Pandes

    Ari Pandes has published numerous papers on the capital markets with a focus on early-stage venture financings. Ari is a champion of the public venture capital system in Canada, although it could be argued that private venture capital and public venture capital are very comparable sources of funding. He has researched numerous aspects of the financial markets as well the levers of success for both private and public companies. The findings he's had are thought-provoking for any entrepreneur!

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Eric G-W ,

Great show, Cory knows his stuff!

I’m new and emerging in the tech scene, and listening to these interviews have been a great way to learn from some of the best out there.

Leanna Hawk ,

Great financial marketing advice

As a professional in the industry, I have been pleased to come across this podcast. There’s not a lot of education or expertise around financial marketing and I appreciate Cory and his guests POV.

S.Costello ,

Outstanding!

My ‘armchair expert’ financial knowledge is consistently humbled by this podcast. The vibe is light, yet serious. However not condescending, reason enough to give it a try.

Unpacking the elusive world of finance is an enormous task. Give Mr. Cleveland and hour or two of your time. You’ll be glad you did. 5 stars.

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