News and Articles About Pitching investors
How to run a successful business meeting and ensure you always leave a positive impression.
When you're making your pitch, you should showcase your expert knowledge of the market and your rivals from a position of strength.
Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.
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.
Once you've mastered the essentials of your pitch, you can make it as unique as you and what you have to offer.
Its your responsibility to translate your message into values and priorities that the intended receiver can readily relate to.
Before you ask anyone for money, do research into your market segment with these six free to inexpensive resources.
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.
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.
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.
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.