Two Steps Ahead

Most entrepreneurs that are fundraising focus their pitch for the current money needed, with some 5-year supporting financial plan. The storyline is about the now and about the far future. I would argue that the successful raise is the one that focuses on the next funding round, not this one. The logic is straightforward: no investor wants to be left […]

Camarón que se duerme, se lo lleva la corriente

“Camarón que se duerme, se lo lleva la corriente” “Shrimp that falls asleep gets taken by the currents” By Gabriel Manjarrez Clearly this does not translate very well, but it is an oft-used metaphor for not letting your business be overtaken by competitors doing more-innovative things. Mexico, like many developing economies, is suffering the consequences of […]