Financing Quotes by Jeff Nichols, Andrew R. Wheeler, Naval Ravikant, Sharan Burrow, Isabella Lovin, Desmond Tutu and many others.
Financing for ‘Shotgun Stories’ was initiated with money from close friends and family. This is where the money to go into production came from. After production, a company called ‘Upload Films’ came on board and provided post-production funds and services. In both instances, people were taking a gamble on us.
Startups often want to control the timing of their financing announcement and prefer not to reveal amounts raised for competitive reasons. If more of the Form D information was confidential rather than public, compliance rates would jump dramatically.
The Green Climate Fund is very much a strategic building block in the architecture for financing sustainable development.
People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change.
One of the greatest challenges of democracies today is the question of financing campaigns. It’s a tremendous challenge. Obviously I think the solution is to have the governments pay for all the campaigns and not to have any private contributions.
Movie is a near art form. It’s showbiz and people want to make money. And generally people are financing things because they think it will make money whether it’s a cable news show, a cable show, or a feature film, or whatever it is. So that’s the part of it that drives it, I think, is really the dollar.
I think you need clarity with financing [for presidency campaign]. I do think this. I think that you need clarity, you have to be able to see who‘s giving.
I want studios to be financing director-driven, auteurist cinema, as they did in the ’70s. I think it’s starting to happen now. Plus, because of how our world has changed politically, I think audiences are demanding more realism. We need to have more stuff in our culture about what is really going on right now.
The financing of my films has always been international.
Urbanization has relied on land conversion and land financing, which is causing urban sprawl and, on occasion, ghost towns and waste.
Well, the elected officials in both parties are receiving campaign contributions and support through electioneering communications from groups that aren’t technically affiliated with the campaigns, but really are. That’s the off-the-books financing of electioneering communications that’s going on.
The point is – that Donald Trump has been making on the campaign trail is that he’s financing his own campaign. That’s very important for him to say now in his mind because he wants people to know that he owes nobody anything other than the American people, or the voters who are picking, choosing his candidacy.
While I was in Montrose, the publishing checks went into the band‘s coffers. This was our management‘s decision; we were just financing ourselves on the road.
Borrowing isn’t inherently bad; it depends a lot on what the debt is financing.
Usually with things, you go where you can find the financing to do it.
Demands for equal financing of sewers, streets, and garbage collection would make more sense than proposals for equal financing of the schools, since some plausible connection may be inferred between the amount of money expended, e.g., for roads, and the quality of service resulting to the taxpayer.
The National Health Service is safe with us. The principle of adequate healthcare should be provided for all regardless of ability to pay must be the function of any arrangements for financing the NHS. We stand by that.
What’s funny is that with my comedies I don’t believe they’re my best screenplays necessarily. They’re just the ones that I wrote that I knew I could get financing, you know? I believe my other films could be better, but right now they’re not being made. But they will eventually.
In all our businesses, we are out to build local capability in four basic aspects – product line, manufacturing and supply chain, the service team, and the financing and investment capability.
We need more imagination, more innovation and more public financing for projects and programmes that harness the positive energy of young men.
Because of the love affair between the American public and the stock market, it is possible for entrepreneurs, technological visionaries and inventors of every sort to get financing.
The problems of financing the universities and their intellectual freedom, threatened by political and bureaucratic interference, are problems which are invariant under the ism transformations: socialism, communism, capitalism, or any other ism or ology.
When the phonies are expelled from their leadership roles and the Republican Party backs a moderate gubernatorial candidate acceptable to the rank and file with proper financing and the intestinal fortitude to fight the good fight, the rank and file will rejoin the fold.
I had hoped that the current presidential campaign debates might educate the public as to what is really involved in the ongoing controversy over campaign financing.
What we have to do moving forward is to make sure that small businesses that account for most of the job growth in our economy are getting the kind of financing that they need.
With the right kind of financing, I think we can grow by 100 percent per year.
The roots of the crisis in East Asia were in private sector decisions. The biggest problems were the misallocation of investment, most notably to speculative real estate, and risky financing, especially borrowing short-term debt on international markets.
Film is the cheapest part of the movie making process. The expense is the 100-man crew and the financing and everything.
A lot of organizations have pointed out that under public financing systems, you see a lot more candidates of color and a lot more women. But you also see the power base behind these candidates is more representative and far less exclusively wealthy.
Ethereum is enabling a new form of financing in ICOs that is like a massive gravitational pull – dragging every entrepreneur with a sense for opportunity into its blackhole-level gravity.
I’m an independent filmmaker with complete creative control of my films. I hire who I want. I have final cut. But at the same time, I go directly to Hollywood for financing and distribution. I find it’s best for me to work within the Hollywood system.
These actions were taken with the support and financing of the United States. How can you say this is part of U.S. adherence to international law and U.N. resolutions? The result is a kind of schizophrenic picture of the United States.
Increasingly, the real estate developers can’t get bank loans for their project financing in China. They’re now going into the Hong Kong market to raise money in the bond market at very, very high rates, as high as 15, 20 percent.
I think it’s the same thing for a country. We are lucky then that we can get some financing from the government, because it means when I get the money, when I get the grant to do the film, of course it’s based on the script, but I have total artistic control and I can do personal stuff.
I grew up Presbyterian. Presbyterians thought the Methodists were wrong. Catholics thought all Protestants were wrong. The Jews thought the Christians were wrong. So, what I’m financing is humility. I want people to realize that you shouldn’t think you know it all.
I put my films together in Europe and it kick-starts the financing when I’m attached as an actress. It makes it easier to move forward.
Arizona now has one of the most innovative systems of financing school construction in the nation.
I also believe that if we’re serious about change, we need to have a real discussion about public financing for congressional elections.
For the first time in history, we declared war without financing it. Americans have not been asked to pay for it through taxes.
Money talks. When you have the financing behind you, you can make deals.
I’m struck by the fact that by and large equity capital doesn’t play a big role in new financing; it’s either bonds or internal financing but not really equity. And therefore, it’s not clear that anything which improves the equity markets has really much to do with the productivity of the economy as a whole.
Content financing is a difficult beast no matter what era of Hollywood we’re talking about.
The Federal role in overcoming barriers to needed health care should emphasize health care financing programs-such as Medicare and Medicaid.
I believe we have to move, eventually in our country, toward a system of public financing that really works for candidates running for federal office. I will support that as president.
When we look at the credit growth, we should look at it in its totality. Let us not only look at the non-food bank credit growth but also look at the growth across all the instruments of financing.
Immediately after 11 September, the U.S. closed down the Somali charitable network Al-Barakaat on grounds that it was financing terror. This achievement was hailed one of the great successes of the ‘war on terror.’ In contrast, Washington‘s withdrawal of its charges as without merit a year later aroused little notice.
I lost a year or two in there, trying to get films financed that I didn’t know would never get financing.
If companies are able to raise equity from the market, then their problems for financing incomplete projects will come to end. Investment cycle in the capital market can kick-start with the money of savers and investors.
If you focus on what you want and you persevere, chances are you succeed. You know, that’s what I found. It might not be in acting – it might be in business, financing, it might be in the arts, it might be in anything. But it’s all about focusing and being inspired.
For the first time in history, we declared war without financing it. Americans have not been asked to pay for it through taxes.
My way of remaining French was the financing scheme I used for Quest for Fire, with Fox funds, since it started as a 100% American production. The film was not in French and yet was French in style, reflecting my personality.
So one of the things I want to focus on is how we can show how taking on private financing is taking on this fundamental democratic threat.
The purpose of a business is to get and keep a customer. Without customers, no amount of engineering wizardry, clever financing, or operations expertise can keep a company going.
It is important to understand that the WTO, like the United Nations, is a weak international agency which depends upon financing and support from its largest members.
Government should seek more strategic approaches to developing dynamic, resilient infrastructure. Business must be more creative in offering financing solutions as partners with government, and people must support sustainable innovation as a public policy priority.
The decision to incentivise savings for pension funds augurs well for infrastructure financing and retirement planning.
There was no Marshall Plan for Harry Potter, no International Financing Facility for books about underage wizards. It is heartbreaking that global society has evolved a highly efficient way to get entertainment to rich adults and children, while it can’t get twelve-cent medicine to dying poor children.
Everything I have is a private company. And even though a public company‘s a great thing, it’s great for financing and all of the stuff you need to do. I’m not answering to anybody but my wife and my children and the people who work for me, and my partners.
Mid-range to low-budget movies have to have a name in the lead to get financing for it.
From NASA putting a man on the moon to DARPA developing what later became the Internet, the U.S. government, through a host of different public agencies, has provided direct financing not only of basic research but also public venture capital; both Apple and Tesla have received direct public funding.
There’s no big budget Canadian movie. Whatever movies are big budget in Canada come from the states. Or also have states financing. Everything’s pretty small.
When our markets work, people throughout our economy benefit – Americans seeking to buy a car or buy a home, families borrowing to pay for college, innovators borrowing on the strength of a good idea for a new product or technology, and businesses financing investments that create new jobs.
Thus, the use of fiat money is more justifiable in financing a depression than in financing a war.
Most of the e-mails I get nowadays are from students who ask me how I got my start. In truth it’s from having a really supportive family but also having a good patron who will help you – like financing all those early trips I took.
You take something like RingCentral. It doesn’t need any more money or financing: it is relatively mature, recurring revenue business – not really worried – but you know, we could sell it tomorrow. We have not been in a rush to sell it. We don’t care about exits as much. We care about building fundamental value.
Political activities in Russia should be as transparent as possible. Financing political activities from abroad is something the state should keep an eye on.
I’ve had this opportunity to get some of my financing out of Europe, which has helped tremendously, so I’m not completely dependent on the studio system or on U.S. financing.
On the Internet, companies are scale businesses, characterized by high fixed costs and relatively low variable costs. You can be two sizes: You can be big, or you can be small. It’s very hard to be medium. A lot of medium-sized companies had the financing rug pulled out from under them before they could get big.
When I was younger, I worked for several years composing music for commercials, but I was very happy to give that up. I didn’t really like it, it was a way of financing my bands.
One of the things I care about a lot is public financing in elections.
The most common way customer financing is done is you sell the customer on the product before you’ve built it or before you’ve finished it. The customer puts up the money to build the product or finish the product and becomes your first customer. Usually the customer simply wants the product and nothing more.
In the U.S. box-office driven industry, if you want to do a smaller personal film, you have to find your own financing.
Public control of the political process requires public financing. The restoration of our American Democracy depends upon public financing.
A social impact bond is a new way of bringing financing into social and environmental support issues.
An intensification of trade or geopolitical tensions – with negative repercussions for global growth and risk appetite – could affect economies that are highly dependent on foreign demand or external financing.
I’m talking a lot on financing in the Masterclass and I know what it means to because I had to finance my first films, all of them, and I earned my money as a welder in a steel factory doing night shifts while I was still in high school during the day.
[It] has a lot of things in it that I like, but I think it’s way too hard on financing things from immigrants.
It is not like casting me in your movie is going to help you get financing.
It’s very hard, for example, to justify the thirty-four-year occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. It’s very hard to justify 140 Israeli settlements and roughly 400,000 settlers. These actions were taken with the support and financing of the United States.
I’m in full transparency here of “Yeah, I’m trying to find my financing.”
I’m not a very good financing person. I don’t even know how much money I have in my bank account. I never have opened one single envelope from the bank – they freak me out.
We have to go into fundamentalist mosques; we have to stop foreign financing of Islamist groups.
Well, we are not doing that film actually. At least I am not at the moment, but we are making an effort to get it done; I don’t know whether we’ll get the financing for it. The old story we had it, it fell out of place and this and that.
There is a production and distribution pact, so they help with the production financing and take international territories and do international distribution and marketing.
The big banks advise cities about whether privatization is a wise choice. They also control the ability of states and cities to access the market for their financing needs.
In fact, not only do I support eliminating soft money, but I support full public financing for campaigns.
We, Will Ferrell and I, were approached by Sequoia, which is a big financing firm up in Palo Alto; they do a lot of Internet stuff, and they came to us and said they had an idea for a comedy site, and Will and I were sorta like, ‘Yeah, we don’t know. It’s the Internet, we’ve seen it come and go.’
Oftentimes, small business owners are unable to obtain reasonably priced financing and instead turn to higher priced forms of capital, such as credit cards.
Coppola has problems getting financing, so why should I not have problems getting financing.
The bad things are that our financing of health care is really a moral morass. It is a moral morass in the sense that it signals to the doctors and hospitals that human beings have different values depending on their income status.