Finding Investors

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First Meeting With an Investor? These 5 Guidelines Will Help
Pitching Investors

First Meeting With an Investor? These 5 Guidelines Will Help

Remember that the golden rule to selling your business concept is to "under-promise and over-deliver."
Toby Nwazor
3 Business Lessons Learned Watching Shark Tank
Shark Tank

3 Business Lessons Learned Watching Shark Tank

The show is amusing or an entrepreneurship master class, depending upon what you're looking for.
Toby Nwazor
How to Decide Whether to Crowdfund or Bootstrap Your Business
Startup Funding

How to Decide Whether to Crowdfund or Bootstrap Your Business

How you chose to fund your business has a lot to with how much control you are willing to lose and how hard it is to explain your idea.
Michael Georgiou
The 4 Essential Steps From Startup Idea to Being Really in Business
Startup Business Ideas

The 4 Essential Steps From Startup Idea to Being Really in Business

A brilliant concept isn't enough to persuade investors you're worth funding.
Ayodeji Onibalusi
6 Things Your Investors Are Thinking While Seeing Your Pitch
Pitching Investors

6 Things Your Investors Are Thinking While Seeing Your Pitch

Investors want to make sure that you have the tenacity and ability to succeed, Also, that they're going to make a profit.
Rehan Ijaz
How to Find Your Perfect Investor Match With the Axial App
Apps

How to Find Your Perfect Investor Match With the Axial App

Use these tips to create a profile that will make investors swipe right.
Check Out the Investors You Haven't Considered Yet
Finding Investors

Check Out the Investors You Haven't Considered Yet

Wealthy families have money to invest. Here's how to find it.
Michelle Goodman
How Will and Jada Smith's Foundation Ended Up Backing a Little-Known Energy Startup
Philanthropy

How Will and Jada Smith's Foundation Ended Up Backing a Little-Known Energy Startup

Philanthropists are emerging as a new resource for high-risk tech startups that are tackling hard issues, like climate change.
Quirky Ditches Device Manufacturing, Preps for New Investment
Pivots

Quirky Ditches Device Manufacturing, Preps for New Investment

Its home automation spinoff, Wink, may also see additional investment in a separate round, CEO Ben Kaufman says.
Jennifer Lopez Makes a Sales Pitch to Silicon Valley
Take It From The Pros

Jennifer Lopez Makes a Sales Pitch to Silicon Valley

The entertainer made an unusual appearance in front of venture capitalists Wednesday to talk about taking risks, thinking big, and investing in Jennifer Lopez, the brand.
Verne Kopytoff
Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital
National Small Business Week

Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital

If you're a woman who wants to start a business, don't let these obstacles stand between you and major sources of funding.
Carol Roth
This Entrepreneur Might Be the 'Best' in Shark Tank's History
Shark Tank

This Entrepreneur Might Be the 'Best' in Shark Tank's History

Investor Robert Herjavec said, 'You are probably one of the, if not the best entrepreneur we've had here.'
Richard Feloni
Insider Tips On When, Where and How to Get an Investor's Attention (Infographic)
Finding Investors

Insider Tips On When, Where and How to Get an Investor's Attention (Infographic)

What day of the week will you be most likely to land a meeting with a VC? When should you hit 'send' on that email you have been obsessing over? Where might you have the best change to strategically happen to accidentally 'bump' into an investor?
Catherine Clifford
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