Pitching investors

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The 5 C's to Creating a Winning Investment Pitch

You need to show why an investor should back you, and there are a number of traits that successful investees should show during the course of their pitch.

The Golden Rule of Startup Capital: Don't Waste Money

For ambitious entrepreneurs, keep this one rule in mind when preparing your pitch to investors.

How to Pitch Your Brilliant Idea Without Making the People You Need Feel Stupid

When you need your boss or an investor to back your cutting-edge innovation, explain how it is useful in language they will understand.

Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips

Ask that essential question: Would you put money into your business concept? Make sure your pitch explains why.

The 10 Most Reliable Ways to Fund a Startup

Every funding decision is a complex tradeoff between near-term and longer-term costs and paybacks, as well as overall ownership and control.

How to Create an Elevator Pitch That Will Get You Funded

Tip: Don't explain your startup like it's your PhD dissertation.

Shark Tank Star Daymond John Says Never Make This Common Mistake When Pitching Investors

If you don't come clean, you might not come away with investors' money, the celebrity branding expert says.

Want Your Company's Story to Shine? Focus on the B.A.S.I.C.S.

Every business has a story. Companies just need to figure out how to tell it in a compelling way.

When Pitching, Use Subtlety to Lure Investors

When pitching your product, there's no need to give it all away.

5 Ways to Host Better Meetings

How to run a successful business meeting and ensure you always leave a positive impression.

Pointing Out Flaws in Competitors Won't Win You Points With Investors

When you're making your pitch, you should showcase your expert knowledge of the market and your rivals from a position of strength.

9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention

Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.

The 8 Must-Have Elements to Make Your Presentation Rock

Presentations can either be very engaging or very dull. Here are a few pieces of advice to ensure yours is not only memorable but enjoyable.

9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch

Once you've mastered the essentials of your pitch, you can make it as unique as you and what you have to offer.

Tech Entrepreneurs Should Remember Investors Don't Speak Their Language

It's your responsibility to translate your message into values and priorities that the intended receiver can readily relate to.

Investors Will Show Love to Entrepreneurs Who Do Their Homework

Before you ask anyone for money, do research into your market segment with these six free to inexpensive resources.

The 9 Things You Should Never Do When Pitching Investors

When pitching investors it is important to get it right the first time – as often this is the only chance you got. So avoid these nine major blunders.

A 14-Step Guide to Being Consistently Pitch Perfect

Your pitch is not just what you tell investors. It's your message to everyone interested enough in your company to ask you about it.

An Insider's Perspective on Wooing Investors to Your Startup

Step one to making a winning investor pitch is talking a mental seat on the opposite side of the table to look at your company as they will.

4 Tips for Building a Company That Attracts the Best Investors

Investors seek companies that run smoothly and have solid prospects, which is just the company you're trying to build.

5 Essentials for Winning Over the Best Investors

Startups that thrive manage to eke out the first profits that convince investors to put in the money that grows the company.

What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure

How do competitors deliver top performance when so much is riding on a single movement?

Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch

There's one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions.

Finding the Right Angel Investor for You

Not all investors are created equal. Here are some tips on finding the best investor for your startup and its needs.
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