Maverick Entrepreneurs: Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL

  • Saint Petersburg, FL
  • 490 members

What we're about

Public Group

The Battle Begins...

- the difference between Ordinary and Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

...and those who raise capital and those who DON'T!

Do you need to find funding for your company? Then you need a strategic plan of attack! The competition and investment landscape for corporate funding is a brutal battlefield. You must be better prepared than the rest – there’s absolutely no room for weakness on these front lines! Very simply, either do it right or don’t do it at all! The process of raising capital will be one of the toughest battles of your life. It’s a process made for warriors who are committed to the success of their business and to winning the capital-raising war. You can win this war if you strategically prepare and plan, out-think every obstacle and adversary, and never give up!

Maverick Entrepreneurs - Expanding Nationwide to Help Entrepreneurs Raise Capital

Maverick is now expanding its services to become the premier global source for entrepreneurial training and investor introductions. We offer all of our boot camp "Graduates" unlimited access to investor introductions to our network of thousands of investors via our state-of-the-art web platform. Think of it like it's an online dating service for entrepreneurs and accredited investors.

Maverick's Four Business Units

Maverick Entrepreneurs is composed of:

Maverick Entrepreneurs (ME) – our educational boot camp;

Maverick Investors Group (MIG) - our state-of-the-art web platform that links our Graduates to our network of 1000's of investors via our CapitalBridge and support services;

I look forward to meeting you in person in the near future and hopefully to helping you make all you dreams come true!

Best regards,

Erica Drake - Founder/CEO - Maverick Entrepreneurs

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About Maverick Entrepreneurs' Founder - Erica Drake

Erica Drake is a veteran entrepreneur, corporate executive, author ofMaverick Entrepreneurs' Complete Battle Guide to Raising Capital, She is also the founder, Chairman and CEO of Maverick Holdings Inc. (dba/Maverick Entrepreneurs). Ms. Drake has been raising capital for businesses since 1995. While raising funds for her own companies, Ms. Drake learned the ‘language of investors’ and how to network with and close an investor prospect with mutually beneficial terms. It was during these initial financings where Drake developed her expertise in finding creative solutions to raising capital, networking, deal structuring and contract negotiations. Over the past 20 years, Drake has worked with top corporate and SEC legal and financial advisors to expand her knowledge of strategic deal negotiations and financial modeling techniques. She fully understands the funding process and what it takes to close an investment transaction in today’s market. As a result, she has successfully closed many multi-million dollar deals with investors, and spearheaded multiple funding negotiations for multi-million dollar projects, as well as mergers and acquisitions for her clients. Drake has coached and consulted in numerous different industries including: insurance, real estate, technology, social networking and e-commerce technology, manufacturing, biopharmaceutical, medical and health care, outsourcing, travel, cruise, resort and hotels, as well as many others. She is well respected by the investment community, and over the past two decades has developed an enviable worldwide network of hundreds of highly respected investment contacts, including top executives and decision makers with institutional, private equity, VC, angel and hedge fund funding sources. To date, Ms. Drake has assisted her clients in bringing in terms sheets in excess of $100M.