In today’s episode of If Not Now Wen, we’re honored and excited to talk with special guest Brad Bentz, a partner at ATX Venture Partners.
Brad spent ten years as a field archaeologist working on research projects in Pakistan, Syria, Bulgaria, and the U.S. before establishing a second career as a software developer and team lead. After business school, Brad joined a boutique private equity firm and participated in over a dozen transactions involving more than $72M in equity capital. More recently, he worked at IDC and Boston Consulting Group before joining the investment team at ATX Venture Partners.
Brad is passionate about working with and supporting founders who are bringing innovation to the market, making people’s lives better, and trying to make a dent in the universe.
In this episode we talk about:
🔹 Fundraising for early-stage entrepreneurs and advice for first time founders
🔹 How to know if Venture Capital funding is the right fit for your business
🔹 The most important things potential investors are looking for
🔹 The key to success for the first 10 million dollars
🔹 How to connect with potential investors
Still the archaeologist at heart, Brad has such a thoughtful way to examine and find the next exciting superstar and to support them on the path of growing and scaling. He is such an inspiration and has so much insight to share. I know you're going to love this episode and get so many amazing takeaways. I can't wait to hear what you think!
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