66: Meet the Drapers: Invest with Tim, Bill and Jesse Draper
By Sam Marks / Johnny FD
Sarika Batra is the Producer and Director of ‘Meet the Drapers’, the first-ever startup crowdfunding show that features startups pitching 3 generations of Drapers. The twist is that the millions of viewers are the investors! Sarika will reveal how the show was created and how you can have the opportunity to pitch to the Drapers. She will also discuss the structure of the deals and investments that may be made. Listen to the end to learn what it takes to produce a show of this caliber. Links: LinkedIn > If you’re an entrepreneur or startup and would like to apply to be on the show, you can do so in 2 minutes [Apply here] Where are we: Sam Marks – Thailand Johnny FD – Ukraine Discussed: ILAB 40 – Republic.co: Simplifying Startup Investing for Un-Accredited Investors ILAB 32 – Indiegogo Co-Founder, Slava Rubin on Equity Crowdfunding Thank you to the recent donors in our campaign to build playgrounds for orphans in Cambodia. If you’d like to support the cause please join us: Playgrounds 4 orphans Books: Start Here – Recommended readings Time Stamps: 03:24 - Who are the Drapers? 08:30 - Finance and venture capital background 10:30 - First VC in India 11:19 - How the show was created 13:55 - The application process 18:59 - The investment opportunity 20:01 - What to expect from the judges 22:25 - Shark Tank vs. Meet the drapers 25:49 - Pitching the Drapers 29:58 - Form and structure of the investments 31:58 - Producer's production responsibilities 37:13 - How can you watch the show? 43:45 - Beatstars equity crowdfunding If you enjoyed this episode, do us a favor and share it! Also if you haven’t’ already, please take a minute to leave us a 5-star review on iTunes and claim your bonus here! Copyright 2017. All rights reserved. Read our disclaimer here.