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How to Pitch Your Brilliant Idea Without Making the People You Need Feel Stupid
Communication strategies

How to Pitch Your Brilliant Idea Without Making the People You Need Feel Stupid

When you need your boss or an investor to back your cutting-edge innovation, explain how it is useful in language they will understand.
John Boitnott
Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips
Pitching investors

Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips

Ask that essential question: Would you put money into your business concept? Make sure your pitch explains why.
Peter Gasca
The 10 Most Reliable Ways to Fund a Startup
Business Circle

The 10 Most Reliable Ways to Fund a Startup

Every funding decision is a complex tradeoff between near-term and longer-term costs and paybacks, as well as overall ownership and control.
Martin Zwilling
How to Create an Elevator Pitch That Will Get You Funded
Pitching investors

How to Create an Elevator Pitch That Will Get You Funded

Tip: Don't explain your startup like it's your PhD dissertation.
Steve Blank
Shark Tank Star Daymond John Says Never Make This Common Mistake When Pitching Investors
Shark Tank

Shark Tank Star Daymond John Says Never Make This Common Mistake When Pitching Investors

If you don't come clean, you might not come away with investors' money, the celebrity branding expert says.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Want Your Company's Story to Shine? Focus on the B.A.S.I.C.S.
Storytelling

Want Your Company's Story to Shine? Focus on the B.A.S.I.C.S.

Every business has a story. Companies just need to figure out how to tell it in a compelling way.
Craig Cincotta
When Pitching, Use Subtlety to Lure Investors
Pitching investors

When Pitching, Use Subtlety to Lure Investors

When pitching your product, there's no need to give it all away.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
5 Ways to Host Better Meetings
Leadership

5 Ways to Host Better Meetings

How to run a successful business meeting and ensure you always leave a positive impression.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Pointing Out Flaws in Competitors Won't Win You Points With Investors
Competition

Pointing Out Flaws in Competitors Won't Win You Points With Investors

When you're making your pitch, you should showcase your expert knowledge of the market and your rivals from a position of strength.
Martin Zwilling
9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention
Pitching

9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention

Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.
Carolina Leon
The 8 Must-Have Elements to Make Your Presentation Rock
Presentations

The 8 Must-Have Elements to Make Your Presentation Rock

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.
Jennifer Higgins
9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch
Business Pitches

9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch

Once you've mastered the essentials of your pitch, you can make it as unique as you and what you have to offer.
Ellen DaSilva and Alex Taub
Tech Entrepreneurs Should Remember Investors Don't Speak Their Language
Investors

Tech Entrepreneurs Should Remember Investors Don't Speak Their Language

It's your responsibility to translate your message into values and priorities that the intended receiver can readily relate to.
Martin Zwilling
Market Research

Investors Will Show Love to Entrepreneurs Who Do Their Homework

Before you ask anyone for money, do research into your market segment with these six free to inexpensive resources.
Martin Zwilling