Mona Bijoor at Big Omaha: “In 2013 we raised $15 million, and we haven’t spent any of it” [Video]

Mona Bijoor, Founder and CEO of JOOR, speaks at Big Omaha about her philosophy of how to run a business. She explains how self-funding her company actually helped her raise more capital later on. She advises entrepreneurs, “Don’t treat venture capital like a piggy bank.” Quote: “Investors are looking for businesses that actually earn money….

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Mona Bijoor, Founder and CEO of JOOR, speaks at Big Omaha about her philosophy of how to run a business. She explains how self-funding her company actually helped her raise more capital later on. She advises entrepreneurs, “Don’t treat venture capital like a piggy bank.” Quote:

“Investors are looking for businesses that actually earn money. They aren’t looking to bankroll your burn. That’s often why companies go public. The VC’s like, ‘I’ve bankrolled your burn for 7-10 years. I’m done with it. You’ve got to go public.”

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