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Interview with Guy Kawasaki, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures

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Last week, I had the opportunity to interview a legend in the entrepreneurship world, Guy Kawasaki.

Guy was one of the original Apple employees responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984. He has since launched many successful ventures including the recent He is the Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, a venture capital firm which specializes in high-technology start-up firms. He also runs the blog "How to Change the World" which is ranked among the world's top 100 blogs.

And, he's also a bestselling author. His 2004 book "The Art of the Start" was a BusinessWeek bestseller, and recently he released a book called "Reality Check: The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition."

Guy spoke with us candidly about the challenges of raising capital, the key phrases to avoid using when speaking with a VC, and about his new book Reality Check, which you can pick up here at

Guy also encourages entrepreneurs to visit his site, specifically these three sub-categories:

You can listen to the MP3 file (below) or or right click here and select "Save Link As..." to download it. You can also click here to view or download the PDF transcript.

·  How To Raise Capital During the Credit Crunch
·  Before You Walk into a VC Meeting, You BETTER Know This
·  Adding these seven MAGIC words to your business plan will improve it 100-fold
·  Why You Need to Know what a "Lead Investor" Is
·  You Must Do These 3 Things BEFORE Approaching Your Bank
·  Don't Make this Mistake When Raising Capital from Friends & Family!!!

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