Sandwiched between a punching bag and a Peloton, Liam Pisano is going on month seven of doing deals from his basement. Pisano is the Boston-based Managing Partner and Co-founder of EduLab Capital Partners (ECP), with counterparts in Tokyo and Singapore.
“How much money are you looking to raise?” A question heard at the end of nearly every early stage entrepreneur-investor conversation. More often than not, the response separates the wheat from the chaff in terms of those ready to raise institutional capital. While there’s no right answer, the need to be directionally correct can be tantamount to success.