News and Articles About Pitching investors
Investors seek companies that run smoothly and have solid prospects, which is just the company you're trying to build.
Startups that thrive manage to eke out the first profits that convince investors to put in the money that grows the company.
How do competitors deliver top performance when so much is riding on a single movement?
Theres one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions.
Not all investors are created equal. Here are some tips on finding the best investor for your startup and its needs.
Present all the facts that drew you to your great idea, season with your passion and you will wow investors.
Surinder Singh, the founder of Jugglebox, a company that supplies plastic boxes for movers, pitched to the 'Shark Tank' producers at a recent casting call at Columbia Business School.
A lot of people get scared of presenting in front of groups but for introverts, it can be especially challenging. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make presenting a little less painful.
After working at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, entrepreneur Louis Beryl dishes on what he learned about running a business from investors.
There's no universal strategy for getting rid of public-speaking jitters, but this simple piece of advice may help.
Our expert Jon Elvekrog provides insight on how media startups should discuss milestones and scalability to investors.
During pitch competitions, entrepreneurs must go head to head with other ambitious founders to try and win a piece of the funding pie. To prepare for these competitions, entrepreneurs should concentrate on these three questions.
Often entrepreneurs focus on the wrong things during a pitch session, resulting in a strikeout instead of a home run.
Scott Salyers, the supervising casting producer for ABCs hit show, offers tips for pitching investors.
The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important.
Your absolute faith in your idea is not shared by investors but, if you see things as they do, you can persuade them.
Entrepreneurs seeking a heavenly relationship with their investors should know three things before pitching their business.
Why simply being on time can help you have it all.
Presentations can go one of two ways: be a complete snooze fest or an opportunity to get the audience hooked on your company. Here are a few tips on avoiding the drab in lieu of fab.
Before you quit your job and cash in your 401(k), take a step back and evaluate.
Youve worked hard to negotiate through the right networks and land this meeting. Dont let a lack of preparation and practice keep you from getting in the game.
Transitioning from startup to profitable business is painstaking and arduous. Many entrepreneurs have assumptions about the process that can make it endless.
These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.
If you can't impress in a short amount of time, go back to the drawing board.
A guy named Bubba explains showmanship, brevity and other secrets of mesmerizing investors, even if you have a plain name.