You need to show why an investor should back you, and there are a number of traits that successful investees should show during the course of their pitch.
For ambitious entrepreneurs, keep this one rule in mind when preparing your pitch to investors.
When you need your boss or an investor to back your cutting-edge innovation, explain how it is useful in language they will understand.
Ask that essential question: Would you put money into your business concept? Make sure your pitch explains why.
Every funding decision is a complex tradeoff between near-term and longer-term costs and paybacks, as well as overall ownership and control.
Tip: Don't explain your startup like it's your PhD dissertation.
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When you're making your pitch, you should showcase your expert knowledge of the market and your rivals from a position of strength.
Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.
Presentations can either be very engaging or very dull. Here are a few pieces of advice to ensure yours is not only memorable but enjoyable.
Once you've mastered the essentials of your pitch, you can make it as unique as you and what you have to offer.