News and Articles About Pitching investors
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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Keep these five important things in mind in order to overcome fear, keep organized and be smart and flexible when responding to questions.
Get the 411 on crowdfunding from General Assembly, Denver's Galvanize wants you to code for a cause, Nashville gets KEEN on entrepreneurship, TechCrunch brings the Startup Battlefield to Berlin. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
If you are rejected, don't automatically assume it's your business plan that's the issue. It could be the firm's approach to its fund's investment cycle.
The LinkedIn co-founder and VC shares valuable insight on what entrepreneurs need to know when pitching their startups to investors.
If you think you can just hire someone else to do the dirty work of writing your business plan, think again.
Learn business tips from the 10 companies that are reinventing conventional learning and disrupting the education industry.
When all you have is 60 seconds, you'd better make them count. College entrepreneur Dwight Peters offers his top tips for polishing up your elevator pitch.
Founder and CEO of PR firm Write2Market Lisa Calhoun offers up advice on how to deliver a pitch perfect presentation.
Venture capitalists are not just looking for the best idea. They want to make sure you know how to pitch it.
You need to be prepared to pitch your business anywhere, anytime. Virgin's CEO offers his insight on just how to be pitch-ready wherever you are.
A great idea doesn't cost a thing, but parlaying it into a growing business doesn't come cheap. Here's a guide to nabbing the cash you need.
VC Paul Lee gives us the skinny on what investors are looking for in a startup's financial projections.