# MATH 101: Why is Troy Obsessed with CAC?

# MATH 101: What Makes a Truly GREAT Entrepreneur?

# MATH 101: How to Optimize Use of Capital

# MATH 101: WAIT - Now Troy Likes Convertible Notes?

# MATH 101: Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Setting Prices

When deciding how to price a product, many entrepreneurs have flawed assumptions. I hear them assume that a discounted price on their product or service will bring them more customers, when in fact it can be just the opposite. Watch the video to hear Troy’s experience with this exact scenario at SurePayroll.

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# MATH 101: A Twist on Convertible Notes

While some entrepreneurs like uncapped notes, most investors hate them. But agreeing to a valuation cap can send a signal that may hurt you in your next round - it could be too high, scaring off potential investors or too low, hurting your negotiating power. Here is a way to raise this bridge with a price the investors will like without signaling any price at all!

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# MATH 101: The Rule of Two

In last week’s episode, we discussed the pros and cons of SAFE/Convertible Debt vs. Equity. This week we take a deeper dive into some unexpected problems you can run into when deciding to raise with SAFE/Convertible Debt. Make sure you are always putting yourself in the best position for your next raise, always be optimizing for the future!!