Entrepreneur Voices

8 Science-Backed Techniques That Will Make You More Likeable

These tips can help you whether you're trying to close a deal, make new friends or impress your date.

Three Acclaimed Performers Share the Pivots They're Making to Succeed

Whether their craft is music, voice, or magic, solopreneur performers are adapting to the times.

8 Great Tricks for Reading People's Body Language

Research shows that 55 percent of communication comes from body language. Learn how to decode it.

I Took 400 Meetings With Investors to Get My Startup Funded. Here's What I Learned.

Here are five strategies that early stage entrepreneurs can adopt as they begin fundraising for their company.

Dana Loberg

How to Use Psychology to Get Investors to Close When You Want Them to

Deadlines can trigger FOMO and FOMO can trigger signing the papers.

Alex Gold

Improve Your Odds of Getting Funded by Matching Your Pitch to the VC's Investment Pattern

It's the often unseen trigger -- that invisible 'something' -- that gets them to bite. Seek it, use it, close the deal.

Alex Gold

5 Reasons Investors Are Ignoring Your Business -- And How You Can Get Their Attention

It might be your business plan, or your space in the market. Or, it could be you.

The Science of the First Impression: 5 Elements of a Great First Impression

The first impression informs how you're thought of well beyond the first moment, so get it right.

Carolyn Sun

Why You Need a Million-Dollar Pitch Before Your Start a Business

You're not ready to launch your business until you can explain in 20 seconds or less how it helps someone.

Grant Cardone

12 Key Strategies to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding has witnessed some spectacular fails. Don't let your project be one of them.

AJ Agrawal

From Backers to Buyers: How Kickstarter Helped Me Launch a Product the Traditional Way

Here are five things I learned from crowdfunding that prepared me to take the leap.