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Our expert explains how to publicly reach out to investors within the parameters of the JOBS Act.
April 10, 2014 in Ask Entrepreneur
3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

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Only 7 percent of U.S. venture capital deals go to women founders and CEOs. Let's change that statistic.
April 10, 2014 in The 'Treps
8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

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If not done correctly, presentations can me a huge waste of time for your audience. Here are eight ways to make a presentation more engaging -- and more memorable.
April 8, 2014 in The 'Treps
Want to Punch Up Your Presentation With Visuals? Here Are 5 Ways.

Want to Punch Up Your Presentation With Visuals? Here Are 5 Ways.

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If not done correctly, presentations can come off as dull and flat -- making them difficult to sit through. To get your audience more engaged in what you are saying and pitching, add some visuals to spice it up.
April 4, 2014 in Grow Your Business

The Basics of Pitching Investors

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Our expert says having a firm grasp on what will make your company successful is key.
April 4, 2014 in Ask Entrepreneur
Fundraising 101: The First Timer's Guide to Pitching Investors

Fundraising 101: The First Timer's Guide to Pitching Investors

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Pitching to investors can be a daunting and at times, tough on an entrepreneur's confidence level. Here are a few tidbits of advice on pitching from an entrepreneur who has been there, done that.
April 3, 2014 in Money
Want to be a Rock-Star Panelist? Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach Offers Up Some Tips.

Want to be a Rock-Star Panelist? Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach Offers Up Some Tips.

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As more and more entrepreneurs are asked to speak on panels, many are feeling anxious on how to make the best impression. In his new book Pitch Perfect, Sheryl Sandberg's media coach Bill McGowan offers up advice.
April 1, 2014 in The 'Treps
How to Make Time Work for You When Pitching for Funds

How to Make Time Work for You When Pitching for Funds

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The hour of the day, minutes in a slide and when your idea will pay off will determine whether you'll see any money.
March 31, 2014 in Money
Avoid the PowerPoint Trap by Having Less Wordy Slides

Avoid the PowerPoint Trap by Having Less Wordy Slides

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Don't let your slides distract an audience from the message you're delivering.
March 17, 2014 in The 'Treps
3 Ways Public Humiliation Made Me a Stronger Entrepreneur

3 Ways Public Humiliation Made Me a Stronger Entrepreneur

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A pitch gone horribly wrong at SXSW helped ground the founder of a solar energy company.
March 10, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love

Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love

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Entrepreneurs only have a short window of time to impress investors with the hopes of snagging funds. Here are a few pointers on how to get their attention and hopefully their money.
March 3, 2014 in Money
Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.

Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.

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The term pitching has been ingrained in our head as a means to get funding. Yet, an entrepreneur's spiel could lead to an investor yawning instead of opening up their wallet.
February 12, 2014 in Financing
Want to Sell Your Ideas? Tell Engaging Stories.

Want to Sell Your Ideas? Tell Engaging Stories.

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People don't want to be barraged by numbers and statistics. Instead, connect with them on a personal level.
January 29, 2014 in Public Speaking
The 9 P's to Prepare for Pitching Panic

The 9 P's to Prepare for Pitching Panic

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Pitching to investors is part of the game. Yet, for many entrepreneurs getting up and presenting your idea can be downright petrifying. Here are a few tips on how to get through the presentation and seal the deal.
January 27, 2014 in Grow Your Business
3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding

3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding

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An entrepreneur has precious little time to convince anyone they are the real deal. Here are some ways to help your chances.
January 15, 2014 in Startup Financing
Photos: 10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch

10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch

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One of the first steps on your way to making an idea a reality is pitching. Here are 10 ways to make sure you ace your presentation.
January 13, 2014 in Startup Basics

The Do's and Don'ts of Giving a Killer Presentation

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When presenting to investors you will either nail it or put people to sleep. Here is what to know about making your presentation a success. .
December 13, 2013 in Starting a Business
Here Is How to Get a VC's Attention

Here Is How to Get a VC's Attention

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With an onslaught of startups looking to raise funds, entrepreneurs need to have their game face on to get the attention of a VC. Here are three tips to help you with your approach.
December 11, 2013 in Financing
7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch

7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch

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The very fact that investors are in front of you means they’re interested in hearing your pitch. You already have their attention; the trick is keeping it.
December 9, 2013 in Financing
Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch

Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch

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Ideas are really the easy part of a startup; what VC's are increasingly looking for is the ability to execute.
November 25, 2013 in Venture Capital

What This Female CEO Learned About Gender Bias After Pitching 200 VCs

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Women tend to undersell their vision compared to men when pitching VCs, but there's more to successful pitching than a big promise. Here's one CEO's lessons.
November 21, 2013 in Financing
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

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Lady Gaga's latest album gets scrutinized, Nokia enters the phablet market, SCORE dishes out intellectual property tips from SCORE, TechCrunch hosts Meetup + Pitch-off, a live chat with Henry Blodget. This week's news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
November 11, 2013 in News and Trends
Tips for Delivering Kickass Business Presentations

Tips for Delivering Kickass Business Presentations

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Keep these five important things in mind in order to overcome fear, keep organized and be smart and flexible when responding to questions.
October 24, 2013 in Startup Basics
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

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Get the 411 on crowdfunding from General Assembly, Denver's Galvanize wants you to code for a cause, Nashville gets KEEN on entrepreneurship, TechCrunch brings the Startup Battlefield to Berlin. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
October 21, 2013 in News and Trends
Why VCs Often Turn Away Promising Investments

Why VCs Often Turn Away Promising Investments

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If you are rejected, don't automatically assume it's your business plan that's the issue. It could be the firm's approach to its fund's investment cycle.
October 17, 2013 in Venture Capital

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