News and Articles About Pitching investors
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.
Lady Gaga's latest album gets scrutinized, Nokia enters the phablet market, SCORE dishes out intellectual property tips from SCORE, TechCrunch hosts Meetup + Pitch-off, a live chat with Henry Blodget. This week's news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
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.
Venture capitalist Paul Lee offers advice on what entrepreneurs should do get noticed by investors.
Master the art of cross-channel marketing at Integrated Marketing Week, take advantage of the guerrilla pitch opportunity of the year, enter the NY startup scene with drinks and demos at 3rd Ward in Brooklyn, become a social media superstar, create a happy and positive business environment, rumors predict new Apple iPad5 and MacBook Air release, PandoDaily hosts Fred The Don Wilson for a 90-minute, on stage shakedown, refine new ideas and find your MVP at Lean Startup Machine This weeks notable news and startup events for young treps.
Meet the entrepreneurs who lined up to pitch to casting directors of the ABC reality TV show.
If you want investors to be confident in financing your business, show them you know the risks your business is up against and are working to avoid them. Here are five ways to get started.
Serial entrepreneur Mike Jones on the nuances of building a business with other peoples money.
Here's a guide for how to prepare your pitch for angel investors and venture capitalists the likes of Chris Dixon.
Why you should look beyond bootstrapping and loans from friends and family to set your company up for success and win investors.
When the grooming-products subscription service went looking for funding, it may have been too soon, says co-founder Katia Beauchamp. Heres a better strategy.
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