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The Top 4 Traits VCs Look for in Tech Entrepreneurs
Pitching investors

The Top 4 Traits VCs Look for in Tech Entrepreneurs

Want to earn investors' respect? Here's what will impress.
Dave Hochman
Participating in a Pitch Competition? You'll Probably Be Asked These Questions.
Pitching investors

Participating in a Pitch Competition? You'll Probably Be Asked These Questions.

At Pitch Night NYC, a panel of judges grilled startup founders on fundamentals such as revenue streams and customer acquisition costs.
Laura Entis
From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup
Starting Up

From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
Laura Entis
5 Tips on Pitching Your Food Concept to Investors
Pitching investors

5 Tips on Pitching Your Food Concept to Investors

Insiders from Food Network's new show 'Food Fortunes' spill on how to make investors bite.
Kate Taylor
'Shark Tank' Casting Calls Are Coming: 5 Tips for Making the Cut
Shark Tank

'Shark Tank' Casting Calls Are Coming: 5 Tips for Making the Cut

Strategies for getting past the first round of casting and beyond.
Laura Entis
The 5 Best Pitch Tactics I Heard as an Angel Investor
Pitching investors

The 5 Best Pitch Tactics I Heard as an Angel Investor

The best pitches tend to incorporate these elements.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Create Value -- Not Just Buzz -- For Your Customers
Pitching investors

Create Value -- Not Just Buzz -- For Your Customers

Too many startups neglect the most important goal: determining why someone would want to buy what they're selling.
5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors
Pitching investors

5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors

While entrepreneurs work hard to get a meeting with an investor, not all come prepared.
Arie Abecassis
3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch
Elevator pitch

3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch

Whether you're looking for partners, investors or guidance, you need to be able to communicate a succinct summary of your startup's value.
The Only 10 Slides Needed When Pitching Your Business (Infographic)
Guy Kawasaki

The Only 10 Slides Needed When Pitching Your Business (Infographic)

Renowned entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki breaks down how to pitch to investors in just 10 slides.
Carly Okyle
The 'Social Media Guide' to Crafting Your Ideal Business Pitch
Pitching investors

The 'Social Media Guide' to Crafting Your Ideal Business Pitch

Whatever your preferred social media weapon of choice, there's an equally valuable "pitch style" associated with it.
Jeff Boss
4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital
Investors

4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital

How can an entrepreneur gets the cash instead of being mentally -- if not physically -- dismissed by the investor in the first three minutes?
Peter S. Cohan
Snapchat Management Holds Talks With Saudi's Prince Alwaleed
Snapchat

Snapchat Management Holds Talks With Saudi's Prince Alwaleed

The mobile messaging app is looking abroad for additional funding.
Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First
Customer Service

Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First

Both entrepreneurs and competition judges focus too much on the product, forgetting that customers and staff are more important.
Steve VanderVeen