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3 Critical Elements of an Investor Pitch

3 Critical Elements of an Investor Pitch

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You only have a few minutes to convince an investor to fund your startup. Improve your pitch with these essentials.
November 2, 2012 in Startup Financing
Video: Google Hangout With Stars of 'Shark Tank' On Funding Your BusinessPlay Video

Google Hangout With Stars of 'Shark Tank' On Funding Your Business (Video)

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If you're looking for tips on how to best present your business to investors, watch this video chat with Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John, Lori Greiner, and Kevin O'Leary from the ABC reality show 'Shark Tank.'
November 1, 2012 in Financing
Watch Our Google Hangout With Stars of 'Shark Tank'

Watch Our Google Hangout With Stars of 'Shark Tank'

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Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John, Lori Greiner, and Kevin O'Leary from the popular reality show dished behind-the-scenes secret and what you need to know to dive in the tank for funding.
October 31, 2012 in Financing
'J Curve' and Other Buzzwords Investors Don't Want to Hear

'J Curve' and Other Buzzwords Investors Don't Want to Hear

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Don't hide behind jargon. Seasoned investors know B.S. when they hear it.
June 18, 2012 in Angel Investors
Video: Pitching: How to Paint a Quick Picture for InvestorsPlay Video

Pitching: How to Paint a Quick Picture for Investors (Video)

To persuade investors to back your business, you must first start by conveying your belief in your message. The Esquire guy explains.
May 21, 2012 in Angel Investors
Momentum and the Art of the Investor Pitch

Momentum and the Art of the Investor Pitch

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Too much crocodile salesman in your pitch? The Esquire guy helps you sharpen your skills.
May 21, 2012 in Angel Investors
What Investors Really Want to Hear in Your Pitch

What Investors Really Want to Hear in Your Pitch

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A good concept is one thing, but investors are more likely to consider these three criteria -- and they can make or break your pitch
May 19, 2012 in Venture Capital
3 Things You Must Know Before Pitching Investors

3 Things You Must Know Before Pitching Investors

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Consider these tips before you seek funding for your startup, whether from angel investors or VCs.
May 18, 2012 in Venture Capital
Are You Ready to Pitch Your Product to Investors?

Are You Ready to Pitch Your Product to Investors?

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Inventors and entrepreneurs made their case on the debut episode of PBS's "Everyday Edisons" new season, but not all of them seemed quite ready to do so.
April 5, 2012 in Inventing
Want to Wow Investors? Bring Your Kids to the Pitch Meeting

Want to Wow Investors? Bring Your Kids to the Pitch Meeting

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See how two inventors fared when they brought their children along to pitch the 'Sharks.'
February 23, 2012 in Angel Investors
10 Ways to Get Investors to Listen to Your Business Pitch

10 Ways to Get Investors to Listen to Your Business Pitch

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Wooing investors is a challenge even for entrepreneurs who're enthusiastic about their business. Here are ten tips on how to craft your investor pitch.
February 14, 2012 in Angel Investors
Live Chat with Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban

Live Chat with Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban

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The investor and 'Shark Tank' star took your questions in a live interactive discussion.
January 27, 2012 in The 'Treps
Live Chat with Shark Tank's Daymond John

Live Chat with Shark Tank's Daymond John

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One of the sharks from ABC's hit entrepreneur reality show answers your questions about pitching, investing and what it's like in the shark tank.
January 18, 2012 in Angel Investors
Six Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Seeking Venture Capital

Six Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Seeking Venture Capital

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Learning how to pitch investors is an invaluable skill. Avoid these blunders, which are sure to make a bad impression--and could kill the deal.
January 17, 2012 in Startup Financing
How to Raise Money for Your Startup -- Now

How to Raise Money for Your Startup -- Now

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Entrepreneur and finance expert Asheesh Advani shares his best tips for finding capital in a difficult economy.
January 11, 2012 in Getting Started
Video: Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on How She Evaluates Business PitchesPlay Video

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on How She Evaluates Business Pitches (Video)

Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran says being able to 'take a hit' is vital for entrepreneurial success. The show's stars hear 30 or more pitches a day and listen for passion and persistence as they make investment decisions.
September 27, 2011 in Financing
Perfect Pitch: The Essentials for Investor Meetings (Infographic)

Perfect Pitch: The Essentials for Investor Meetings (Infographic)

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Here's a look at some of the most crucial details you'll need to convince investors to fund your startup.
September 1, 2011 in Financing
5 Worst Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Angel Investors

5 Worst Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Angel Investors

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Here's a look at the biggest blunders and how to avoid them.
August 15, 2011 in Angel Investors
The Top 10 Angel Investor Groups

The Top 10 Angel Investor Groups

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A look at the largest groups that fund startups, ranked by number of investors.
August 15, 2011 in Financing
Video: Insights: Wacky Ways to Get Investors' AttentionPlay Video

Insights: Wacky Ways to Get Investors' Attention (Video)

Venture-capital investor Guy Kawasaki talks about the best way to hook the interest of financial backers.
June 18, 2011 in Financing
How to Pitch Investors: Four Tips from TechStars New York

How to Pitch Investors: Four Tips from TechStars New York

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If you want to impress investors, you can pick up some pointers from the participants in this hot business-accelerator program.
May 18, 2011 in Money
Y Combinator's Paul Graham on Why Some Companies Get His Cash and Others Don't

Y Combinator's Paul Graham on Why Some Companies Get His Cash and Others Don't

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Paul Graham spills: Why some companies get his cash and others don't
February 22, 2011 in Venture Capital
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