News and Articles About Pitching investors
No matter how smart you are or how great you startup idea is, one big investor says the elevator-style pitch doesn't work. Here's why.
If entrepreneurs raise a round of capital the more than likely will face the angst-inducing conundrum of determining board structure. Here are a few pointers.
Pitching to investors can be a full-time job, but if you prepare yourself for meetings, it can save you precious time.
Our expert explains how to publicly reach out to investors within the parameters of the JOBS Act.
Only 7 percent of U.S. venture capital deals go to women founders and CEOs. Let's change that statistic.
If not done correctly, presentations can me a huge waste of time for your audience. Here are eight ways to make a presentation more engaging -- and more memorable.
If not done correctly, presentations can come off as dull and flat -- making them difficult to sit through. To get your audience more engaged in what you are saying and pitching, add some visuals to spice it up.
Our expert says having a firm grasp on what will make your company successful is key.
Pitching to investors can be a daunting and at times, tough on an entrepreneur's confidence level. Here are a few tidbits of advice on pitching from an entrepreneur who has been there, done that.
As more and more entrepreneurs are asked to speak on panels, many are feeling anxious on how to make the best impression. In his new book Pitch Perfect, Sheryl Sandberg's media coach Bill McGowan offers up advice.
The hour of the day, minutes in a slide and when your idea will pay off will determine whether you'll see any money.
Don't let your slides distract an audience from the message you're delivering.
A pitch gone horribly wrong at SXSW helped ground the founder of a solar energy company.
Entrepreneurs only have a short window of time to impress investors with the hopes of snagging funds. Here are a few pointers on how to get their attention and hopefully their money.
The term pitching has been ingrained in our head as a means to get funding. Yet, an entrepreneur's spiel could lead to an investor yawning instead of opening up their wallet.
People don't want to be barraged by numbers and statistics. Instead, connect with them on a personal level.
Pitching to investors is part of the game. Yet, for many entrepreneurs getting up and presenting your idea can be downright petrifying. Here are a few tips on how to get through the presentation and seal the deal.
An entrepreneur has precious little time to convince anyone they are the real deal. Here are some ways to help your chances.
One of the first steps on your way to making an idea a reality is pitching. Here are 10 ways to make sure you ace your presentation.
When presenting to investors you will either nail it or put people to sleep. Here is what to know about making your presentation a success. .
With an onslaught of startups looking to raise funds, entrepreneurs need to have their game face on to get the attention of a VC. Here are three tips to help you with your approach.
The very fact that investors are in front of you means theyre interested in hearing your pitch. You already have their attention; the trick is keeping it.
Ideas are really the easy part of a startup; what VC's are increasingly looking for is the ability to execute.
Women tend to undersell their vision compared to men when pitching VCs, but there's more to successful pitching than a big promise. Here's one CEO's lessons.
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