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5 Common Business Plan Mistakes That Torpedo Startups
How To Write a Business Plan

5 Common Business Plan Mistakes That Torpedo Startups

Your business plan isn't a romance novel, so don't depend on just your passion to get investors interested in reading it.
Larry Alton
Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work
Pitching investors

Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work

Here are the eight differences between convincing the public to pick up your product vs. getting someone to fund your business.
Martin Zwilling
Finding Investors Is Expensive. Use These 7 Strategies to Reduce Your Risk.
Investors

Finding Investors Is Expensive. Use These 7 Strategies to Reduce Your Risk.

It behooves every entrepreneur to optimize their investment strategies early, based on time and dollar costs, as well as odds of success.
Martin Zwilling
8 Common Elevator Pitch Blunders, and How to Fix Them
Pitching investors

8 Common Elevator Pitch Blunders, and How to Fix Them

The better you understand what makes an effective elevator pitch, the more likely you will attract investors and customers.
Martin Zwilling
Meet the New Shark Tank Sharks: Ashton Kutcher, Chris Sacca
Shark Tank

Meet the New Shark Tank Sharks: Ashton Kutcher, Chris Sacca

Silicon Valley angel investors become TV sharks.
Erin Griffith
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the 5 Craziest Investor Meetings I've Had With Founders
Pitching investors

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the 5 Craziest Investor Meetings I've Had With Founders

Entrepreneurs are willing to go to some pretty great lengths to secure funding.
William Hsu
How the Top VCs Want to Be Pitched
Pitching investors

How the Top VCs Want to Be Pitched

Five top guys tell you exactly what they want to hear -- and what they don't.
Rahul Varshneya
The Top 6 Ways of How to Raise Capital on a Continuous Basis
Raising Capital

The Top 6 Ways of How to Raise Capital on a Continuous Basis

It's not about if you should do it but rather when you should do it.
David Drake
How To Show Investors Your Startup Is Worth Sinking Money Into
Pitching investors

How To Show Investors Your Startup Is Worth Sinking Money Into

To capture the attention of people who can accelerate your business, and ultimately open their wallets, you must master your investor pitch.
Scott Issen
4 Insider Tips From VCs
Venture Capital

4 Insider Tips From VCs

A look at what venture capitalists are really thinking.
Nina Zipkin
7 Keys to a Compelling Executive Summary That Wins Over Investors
Investors

7 Keys to a Compelling Executive Summary That Wins Over Investors

Few investors these days have the time or patience to read a full business plan. Your two-page document should include these fields.
Martin Zwilling
When Seeking Funding, Beware of 'Happy Ears'
Investors

When Seeking Funding, Beware of 'Happy Ears'

Startup founders should be sure they're hearing what investors are actually saying.
Alex Iskold
Why Robert Herjavec Didn't Always Like Mark Cuban
Personality

Why Robert Herjavec Didn't Always Like Mark Cuban

Shark Tank's Herjavec on the personality traits he looks for in entrepreneurs.
Lauren Covello
5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'
Shark Tank

5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'

For a television show that's all about entertaining, the program has a lot to offer entrepreneurs.
Andrew Medal