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The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success
Organization

The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success

Why simply being on time can help you have it all.
Nina Zipkin
Here's How to Create a Mesmerizing Presentation
Presentations

Here's How to Create a Mesmerizing Presentation

Presentations can go one of two ways: be a complete snooze fest or an opportunity to get the audience hooked on your company. Here are a few tips on avoiding the drab in lieu of fab.
Kumail Hemani
Eureka -- a New Product Idea! Now Ask These 5 Questions.
Innovation

Eureka -- a New Product Idea! Now Ask These 5 Questions.

Before you quit your job and cash in your 401(k), take a step back and evaluate.
Louis Foreman
4 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Before Meeting an Investor
Investors

4 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Before Meeting an Investor

You've worked hard to negotiate through the right networks and land this meeting. Don't let a lack of preparation and practice keep you from getting in the game.
Amanda Schnieders
4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded
Startup Basics

4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded

Transitioning from startup to profitable business is painstaking and arduous. Many entrepreneurs have assumptions about the process that can make it endless.
Weston Bergmann
Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes
Startup Basics

Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes

These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.
Elaine Pofeldt
Clock's Ticking: A Simple Tool to Pitch Your Idea in 15 Seconds
Pitching

Clock's Ticking: A Simple Tool to Pitch Your Idea in 15 Seconds

If you can't impress in a short amount of time, go back to the drawing board.
Carmine Gallo
To Win a Startup Weekend, Get Excited, But Don't Talk Too Long
Pitching investors

To Win a Startup Weekend, Get Excited, But Don't Talk Too Long

A guy named Bubba explains showmanship, brevity and other secrets of mesmerizing investors, even if you have a plain name.
Mike Templeman
3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch
The Grind

3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch

If done correctly, pitching to clients, investors and partners can open doors for a startup, helping a company catapult to the next level. If done incorrectly, disaster can ensue.
AJ Agrawal
This VC Powerhouse Doesn't Want to Hear Your Elevator Pitch
Pitching investors

This VC Powerhouse Doesn't Want to Hear Your Elevator Pitch

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.
Kate Rogers
Determining Board Control Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here's What to Do.
Board of Directors

Determining Board Control Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here's What to Do.

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.
Bo Yaghmaie
The Money-Raising Marathon: Preparing to Pitch Investors
Pitching investors

The Money-Raising Marathon: Preparing to Pitch Investors

Pitching to investors can be a full-time job, but if you prepare yourself for meetings, it can save you precious time.
Kep Sweeney and Ken Wiles

Letting Investors Know About Your New Venture

Our expert explains how to publicly reach out to investors within the parameters of the JOBS Act.
Jay Turo
3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap
Venture Capital

3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

Only 7 percent of U.S. venture capital deals go to women founders and CEOs. Let's change that statistic.
Michelle Goodman