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Everything You Need To Know To Pitch An Investor
Pitching

Everything You Need To Know To Pitch An Investor

Asking investors to fund your business is uncomfortable, intimidating, and at times even excruciating. Here's how to make it better, according to Andreessen Horowitz managing partner Scott Kupor.

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3 Tips for Pitching Investors Your Big Idea (60-Second Video)

The more you say, the more fodder there is for doubt, so be clear and concise with your pitch and your answers.

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Legal marijuana will no longer be an exclusively West Coast phenomena as East Coast and Midwestern states legalize huge new markets.
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Now Is the Time to Press Even Harder for Immigration Reform

The case for incentivizing U.S.-educated, foreign-born PhDs to build their businesses in America.

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To Break up the Boys' Club, Ladies, Why Not Start Your Own Venture Capital Firm?

Women in VC roles can't rely on public relations fixes, token nods or the chivalry of their male colleagues. They have to do it themselves.

Michelle Pfeiffer's Fragrance Brand Took 20 Years (And Plenty of Rejection) to Build

She wanted the fragrance industry to be more transparent.The fragrance industry said no. So the actress took matters into her own hands.

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Here's How This Entrepreneur Manages Her Team of One

Robyn Young works with a freelance team when she needs design help, but mostly relies on her own talents to build her business.

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Women Are Disappearing From the Cannabis Industry. Why?

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7 Tips for Network Marketing Success

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The Digest

The Entrepreneur Behind This Million-Dollar Protein Snack Brand Says Patience Is the Key to His Success

Iwon Organics launched in 2016, but its products are already in 5,000 stores.

This Young Entrepreneur, Who Has Raised $6 Million, Is on a Mission to Kick Sugar Out of Candy

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This Entrepreneur Bet His Existing Business to Launch a Coffee-Shot Brand

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Featured Story


Michelle Pfeiffer's Fragrance Brand Took 20 Years (And Plenty of Rejection) to Build

She wanted the fragrance industry to be more transparent.The fragrance industry said no. So the actress took matters into her own hands.

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Women Are Disappearing From the Cannabis Industry. Why?

The industry's most powerful women are working to fix it.

Everything You Need To Know To Pitch An Investor

Asking investors to fund your business is uncomfortable, intimidating, and at times even excruciating. Here's how to make it better, according to Andreessen Horowitz managing partner Scott Kupor.

The Top Food Franchises of 2019

Food dominates the franchise world. Here, we rank the strongest brands in 14 tasty categories.