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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 Alejandro Cremades

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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.

    Anand Janefalkar On Raising $100 Million To Help You Deliver A Better Customer Experience

    Anand Janefalkar On Raising $100 Million To Help You Deliver A Better Customer Experience

    Anand Janefalkar left corporate America to launch his first startup. It has already raised $100M and has become one of the fastest-growing ventures in its space on the way to transforming customer service. The venture, UJET has raised funding from top-tier investors like Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, Citi Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, and DCM.



    In this episode you will learn:



    * What UJET is doing to transform customer service

    * What he would do more of instead of reading books

    * What helped them raise so much capital from great investors.







    Alejandro Cremades · EP 411 Anand Janefalkar On Raising $100 Million To Help You Deliver A Better Customer Experience

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    • 32 min
    Patrick de Nonneville On Raising $600 Million To Simplify Funding For SMEs

    Patrick de Nonneville On Raising $600 Million To Simplify Funding For SMEs

    Despite initially resisting the call of entrepreneurship, Patrick de Nonneville has since built a fast-growing fintech startup that has raised over $50M in equity. He has also raised almost $1B in credit facilities to fund other small and medium-sized businesses. Patricks's venture, October, has raised funding from top-tier investors like The Caisse des Depots, Intesa Sanpaolo, Idinvest Partners, and Matmut.



    In this episode you will learn:



    * Strategically building up your investor base and funding

    * How October works

    * How October is fighting financial fraud

    * The benefits of committing to extreme and rapid transparency

    * Patrick’s top advice when starting a business







    Alejandro Cremades · EP 410 Patrick De Nonneville Raising $600 Million To Simplify Funding For SMEs

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    • 37 min
    Anshuman Singh On Raising $135 Million To Thrust India’s Supply Chain Into The Future

    Anshuman Singh On Raising $135 Million To Thrust India’s Supply Chain Into The Future

    Anshuman Singh is now on his second startup. A bold and fast-growing venture that is transforming and accelerating India’s supply chain. His company, Future Supply Chain Solutions has raised funding from top-tier investors like SSG Capital Management. It has also acquired ventures like Brattle Foods and Nippon Express.



    In this episode you will learn:



    * Managing vast teams of employees

    * The $500B market Anshuman is tackling

    * Singh’s top advice for those considering becoming entrepreneurs in India







    Alejandro Cremades · EP 409 Anshuman Singh On Raising $135 Million To Thrust India’s Supply Chain Into The Future

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    • 37 min
    Ira Cohen On Raising $70 Million To Help You Find Business Incidents In Real-Time

    Ira Cohen On Raising $70 Million To Help You Find Business Incidents In Real-Time

    Ira Cohen’s SaaS startup has already raised $70M and is expected to attract even more capital from investors this year. Anodot has acquired funding from top-tier investors like Redline Capital, Alicom, Softbank Ventures Asia, and Intel Capital.



    In this episode you will learn:



    * The unfortunate politics of startup fundraising

    * The costs and time loss of failing to focus intensely

    * Why their tech startup has a VP of Fish Care









    Alejandro Cremades · EP 408 Ira Cohen On Raising $70 Million To Help You Find Business Incidents In Real-Time

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    • 29 min
    Timothy Yu On Raising $75 Million To Give Homework Support To Students

    Timothy Yu On Raising $75 Million To Give Homework Support To Students

    Entrepreneur Timothy Yu has turned his passion into an in-demand solution that is enabling the future of education. His startup has already raised $80M and has doubled its team size in the past year. Snapask has attracted investment from top-tier investors like Asia Partners Fund Management, InterVest.Co, Taiwan Startup Stadium, and Xie Zhan.



    In this episode you will learn:



    * Important books for entrepreneurs

    * Doubling your employee count in just 11 months

    * The pros and cons of COVID for tech businesses

    * Timothy’s top advice when starting your own business







    Alejandro Cremades · EP 407 Timothy Yu On Raising $75 Million To Give Homework Support To Students

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    • 30 min
    Amir Barsoum On Raising $73 Million To Help Enhance Patients’ Healthcare Accessibility And Experiences

    Amir Barsoum On Raising $73 Million To Help Enhance Patients’ Healthcare Accessibility And Experiences

    Amir Barsoum is an innovative Egyptian entrepreneur who has dedicated his life to transforming healthcare. And, making it more accessible to everyone. He grew up in a household of pharmacists and developed an early interest in the field.



    Amir studied pharmacy and founded a pharmaceutical distribution company in Egypt shortly after graduation.



    He was excited to work for huge multinational pharmaceutical corporations such as AstraZeneca, which provided him with a worldwide perspective.



    Amir started a new firm in the space that has since grown to be a global brand with operations on four continents.



    His venture, Vezeeta has raised funding from top-tier investors like VNV Global, Crescent Enterprises Venture Capital, Beco Capital, and Gulf Capital.



    In this episode you will learn:



    * How to nurture a childhood dream

    * The value of risk-taking

    * How companies can survive financial shortages

    * Amir Barsoum’s top advice for other entrepreneurs









    Alejandro Cremades · EP 406 Amir Barsoum On Raising $73M To Help Enhance Patients’ Healthcare Experiences

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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
254 Ratings

254 Ratings

Mark Colgan ,

A 10/10 show! Informative and Insightful!

For every new entrepreneur and people on your start-up journey, listening to DealMakers is a must. This podcast is truly helpful and informative that always bring new knowledge in a fun, entertaining way. Alejandro and his guests share every phase of building a buisness. This is a 10/10 show for me! Highly recommend subscirbing to the show.

Coondog123 ,

Amazing podcast

I love the deal maker podcast because Alexandro always has amazing guest on his show. I have learn so much from all of his guest’s entrepreneurial experience and their journey in raising capital. Please keep producing amaZing episodes. -B

mafeburg ,

Absolutely Valuable

I happily stumbled upon this podcast by chance, when I was doing some researching about funding. From that day, I am a follower because I find incredible value on all the information that is shared. As a rookie entrepreneur, I can’t thank Alejandro enough for creating and sharing this content. Everyday I listen to a new episode, I learn, and that is priceless!

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