Cremades has guest lectured on entrepreneurship at New York University Stern School of Business in New York, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Columbia Business School. He has written articles on business and entrepreneurship that have been published in several international publications, is a contributor for Forbes, and has spoken at multiple conferences around the world.
Cremades is the author of The Art of Startup Fundraising, published by John Wiley & Sons. With a foreword by Shark Tank‘s Barbara Corcoran, the book provides guidance on how startup funding works. Cremades also covers insights on startups from early stage to growth stage, crafting presentations and optimizing the strategy, building momentum, identifying the right investors, and avoiding the common mistakes. Inc. Magazine, named it one of the best books for entrepreneurs.
Cremades most recently founded Onevest/CoFoundersLab which is with 500,000+ registered entrepreneurs one of the largest communities of founders online. In less than a year, the company was mentioned by TIME as one of the best platforms in the world, as one of the top 10 digital tools for entrepreneurs by Forbes, and as one of the hottest startups to watch by Business Insider. The company was acquired in a multi-million dollar transaction by a media company in California recently.
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WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
The Art of Startup Fundraising is an easy read with a lot of good advice on how to raise capital. One of the biggest hurdles of early stage companies is fundraising. Entrepreneurs are not experts in this arena which makes this book a worthwhile read.
The Art of Startup Fundraising is a must read for anyone who even considers starting a business. Fundraising is hard. This book gives you the roadmap to get where you are going. Alejandro Cremades speaks with wisdom and from experience.
The Art of Startup Fundraising should be a mandatory reading for entrepreneurs that are looking to raise capital. This book will enable Alejandro to help many more early stage companies answer the tough questions when fundraising.
Raising capital is often the most daunting and least understood aspects of starting a new business and there are few people more experienced than Alejandro Cremades to act as a guide. The Art of Startup Fundraising unlocks key secrets of fundraising for newly minted entrepreneurs.
This book provides a clear, concise tour of the fundraising game. With his crowdfunding and entrepreneurial expertise in full display, Cremades does a terrific job making a complicated process simple and accessible.
Raising money is perhaps the most daunting challenge faced by any startup. For the uninitiated, it is also mystical process filled with an increasingly complex array of investment options and practical considerations. As one of the finest entrepreneurs I know, Alejandro has put together an authoritative guide that should be required reading for all nascent entrepreneurs, as well as veterans looking to brush up on the latest the field has to offer.