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News and Articles About Pitching investors
5 Essentials for Winning Over the Best Investors
Startups that thrive manage to eke out the first profits that convince investors to put in the money that grows the company.
What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure
How do competitors deliver top performance when so much is riding on a single movement?
Martin Turner and Jamie Barker
Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch
There's one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions.
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Finding the Right Angel Investor for You
Not all investors are created equal. Here are some tips on finding the best investor for your startup and its needs.
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The 7 Elements Investors Look for in Your Funding Pitch
Present all the facts that drew you to your great idea, season with your passion and you will wow investors.
Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them
Surinder Singh, the founder of Jugglebox, a company that supplies plastic boxes for movers, pitched to the 'Shark Tank' producers at a recent casting call at Columbia Business School.
4 Tips to Help Introverts Nail a Presentation
A lot of people get scared of presenting in front of groups but for introverts, it can be especially challenging. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make presenting a little less painful.
What Being a VC Taught Me About Entrepreneurship
After working at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, entrepreneur Louis Beryl dishes on what he learned about running a business from investors.
One Way to Calm Down Before a Presentation
There's no universal strategy for getting rid of public-speaking jitters, but this simple piece of advice may help.
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How Media Startups Can Get Investors on Board
Our expert Jon Elvekrog provides insight on how media startups should discuss milestones and scalability to investors.
The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition
During pitch competitions, entrepreneurs must go head to head with other ambitious founders to try and win a piece of the funding pie. To prepare for these competitions, entrepreneurs should concentrate on these three questions.
3 Ways Entrepreneurs Swing and Miss at a Funding Pitch
Often entrepreneurs focus on the wrong things during a pitch session, resulting in a strikeout instead of a home run.
Want to Get on Shark Tank? 8 Secrets From the Show's Casting Producer.
Scott Salyers, the supervising casting producer for ABC's hit show, offers tips for pitching investors.
3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding
The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important.
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