Pitching investors

7 Tips for Crushing It on Demo Day
Pitching

7 Tips for Crushing It on Demo Day

This is your chance to show off your business. Be sure to prepare and get it right.
Alex Iskold
6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working
Elevator pitch

6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working

You've only got about 30 seconds to land a great first impression, and your elevator pitch is the best tool to get the job done.
Jayson DeMers
Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec: In Business, Don't Forget That 'The Sun Always Rises Tomorrow'
If I Knew Then

Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec: In Business, Don't Forget That 'The Sun Always Rises Tomorrow'

The tech entrepreneur and investor explain how he keeps anxiety at bay and his eye on the prize.
Nina Zipkin
5 Steps to Identifying Potential Investors That Are Right for You
Pitching investors

5 Steps to Identifying Potential Investors That Are Right for You

While there are many options for fundraising, it doesn't make it easier to get capital. Here is how to make the process more productive and efficient.
Arie Abecassis
Is Your Business Idea Too Weird for a VC?
VC

Is Your Business Idea Too Weird for a VC?

If your business doesn't firmly fit the mold, don't be discouraged.
Want to Go on Shark Tank? Here's What You Need to Know.
Shark Tank

Want to Go on Shark Tank? Here's What You Need to Know.

A behind-the-scenes look at the Shark Tank process from two co-founders who pitched the Sharks and walked away with a deal.
Laura Entis
5 Qualities Angel Investors Want in Founders
Angel Investors

5 Qualities Angel Investors Want in Founders

Are drive, passion and smarts enough to impress investors?
Tim Berry
What it Takes to Get a Deal on Shark Tank (Infographic)
Shark Tank

What it Takes to Get a Deal on Shark Tank (Infographic)

Is there a formula for Shark Tank success? A look at the stats from the first five seasons of the hit TV show.
Nina Zipkin
How Do I Get Into Big-Box Stores? What Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran Told This Entrepreneur.
Growth Strategies

How Do I Get Into Big-Box Stores? What Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran Told This Entrepreneur.

The 'Shark Tank' investor offered feedback on everything from pitching to pricing at a recent event hosted by Entrepreneur.
Lauren Covello
Why VCs Don't Sign NDAs and You Shouldn't Worry About It
Pitching investors

Why VCs Don't Sign NDAs and You Shouldn't Worry About It

Nondisclosure agreements are not the magic cloak many entrepreneurs imagine and often are simply counterproductive.
John Rampton
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