Listen and find out what it takes to raise the money for early stage companies and why wealthy individuals invest in private companies! This is the first Episode of the original SPEC Talk Radio, and now part of the Legacy Episodes within the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show. SPEC is the Southeast Private Equity Conference that was held for the first time on April 29th, 2008. Karen's Guest for this first episode was SPEC Key Note speaker Wes Moss (, now the syndicated host of TV & Radio shows on business and finance.  Karen Rands shares her insights about Connecting Companies with Capital and Capital with Companies----the seed for what was to become the Compassionate Capitalist Movement. 

Karen is now the best selling author of Inside Secrets to Angel Investing.   You can learn more about Karen and how she helps entrepreneurs succeed and investors create wealth by adding private equity to their investment portfolio at