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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
Why This Startup Isn't Worried It Left 'Shark Tank' Empty-Handed
Young Entrepreneurs

Why This Startup Isn't Worried It Left 'Shark Tank' Empty-Handed

Sseko Designs co-founder Liz Bohannon has big plans - and a 'no' from Shark Tank's investors won't crush them.
3 Questions Always Asked on ABC's Shark Tank
Shark Tank

3 Questions Always Asked on ABC's Shark Tank

Answering these basic inquiries from potential investors is crucial, and not just if you're on the show.
Dawn Fotopulos
Inside the 'Shark Tank' Fight That Caused Three Investors to Storm Off the Set
Shark Tank

Inside the 'Shark Tank' Fight That Caused Three Investors to Storm Off the Set

The entrepreneur left happy with the deal he had wanted. The same couldn't be said for some of the 'sharks.'
Richard Feloni
6 Essentials for Making Your Elevator Pitch Unforgettable
Elevator pitch

6 Essentials for Making Your Elevator Pitch Unforgettable

Introducing your company succinctly and persuasively requires a ton of work and preparation but has to seem effortless to make the right impression.
Larry Alton
4 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Inspire Confidence Even When Talking About Failure
Success Strategies

4 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Inspire Confidence Even When Talking About Failure

Subtle shifts in emphasis and focus can have a big effect on how you are perceived by the people you need to listen to you.
Joseph Pigato
5 PR Jargon Words You Absolutely Need to Know
Public Relations

5 PR Jargon Words You Absolutely Need to Know

By learning the PR lingo, you can pitch outlets more effectively.
Angela Jia Kim and Rachel Hofstetter
You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?
Funding

You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?

Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.
Brian Foley
Here's How to Grab an Investor's Attention and Land Funding
Ask the Expert

Here's How to Grab an Investor's Attention and Land Funding

In an environment where many startups are seeking funding but few get it, entrepreneurs need to know how to stand out.
Lori Hoberman
Meet the Startups That Faced Off at the First-Ever 'Pitch Night NYC'
Pitch contests

Meet the Startups That Faced Off at the First-Ever 'Pitch Night NYC'

Ten startups participated in the rapid-fire competition; three were related to real estate.
Laura Entis
New Pitch Program Starting in NYC in January
Alleynyc

New Pitch Program Starting in NYC in January

Techstars, AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur are working together on a bi-monthly pitch night.
Ray Hennessey
The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders
Pitching investors

The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders

Keep this in mind the next time you pitch an investor.
7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels
Investors

7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels

Investors are people, and people are attracted to those that exude confidence and competence.
Martin Zwilling