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How to Make Time Work for You When Pitching for Funds
Pitching investors

How to Make Time Work for You When Pitching for Funds

The hour of the day, minutes in a slide and when your idea will pay off will determine whether you'll see any money.
Harrison Monarth
Avoid the PowerPoint Trap by Having Less Wordy Slides
Public Speaking

Avoid the PowerPoint Trap by Having Less Wordy Slides

Don't let your slides distract an audience from the message you're delivering.
Carmine Gallo
3 Ways Public Humiliation Made Me a Stronger Entrepreneur
Pitching investors

3 Ways Public Humiliation Made Me a Stronger Entrepreneur

A pitch gone horribly wrong at SXSW helped ground the founder of a solar energy company.
David Larson Levine
Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love
Pitching investors

Pitching for Profits: Delivering a Presentation Investors Love

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.
Rick Spence
Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.
Finance

Need an Investor? Ditch the Pitch.

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.
Want to Sell Your Ideas? Tell Engaging Stories.
Marketing

Want to Sell Your Ideas? Tell Engaging Stories.

People don't want to be barraged by numbers and statistics. Instead, connect with them on a personal level.
Carmine Gallo
The 9 P's to Prepare for Pitching Panic
Growth Strategies

The 9 P's to Prepare for Pitching Panic

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.
Adam Toren
3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding
Starting a Business

3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding

An entrepreneur has precious little time to convince anyone they are the real deal. Here are some ways to help your chances.
Harrison Monarth
10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch
Starting a Business

10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch

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.
Daniel Bukszpan
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Starting a Business

The Do's and Don'ts of Giving a Killer 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. .
Bill Burnett
Here Is How to Get a VC's Attention
Finance

Here Is How to Get a VC's Attention

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.
Ali Rosenthal
7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch
Finance

7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch

The very fact that investors are in front of you means they're interested in hearing your pitch. You already have their attention; the trick is keeping it.
Lisa Calhoun
Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch
Finance

Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch

Ideas are really the easy part of a startup; what VC's are increasingly looking for is the ability to execute.
Finance

What This Female CEO Learned About Gender Bias After Pitching 200 VCs

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.
Erika Trautman