Finding Investors

4 Ways to Generate Investor Interest, Even When Funds Are Scarce

Bad timing, poor relationship quality and lack of vigilance can thwart efforts to secure funds. Be proactive and win investors.

Gideon Kimbrell

Telling Your Startup Story: 4 Expert Tips to Create the Perfect Investor Pitch for Your New Business

Your pitch has to persuade people that your startup is going to be successful, but also that you're the one who will take it there.

Bryan Janeczko

There's No Such Thing as Free Lunch: How to Choose the Best Fundraising Option for Your New Business

Before charging ahead with fundraising, think carefully about how different pathways can accelerate your company's vision, and what you might have to sacrifice in the process.

Building Your Own AngelList: 4 Expert Tips on How to Network to Find Investors for Your New Business

Investors aren't in short supply, but the investment opportunity that fits you is harder to come by. Make sure you're in the right spaces and talking to the right people.

Bryan Janeczko

Seed, Sow, Water, Grow: 4 Expert Tips to Secure Angel Investment for Your New Business Venture

Understanding how the sector operates and finding your niche will empower you to successfully close the right angel investor for your startup.

Forerunner Ventures Founder Kirsten Green On What She Looks for In a Pitch

The investor breaks down what makes her want to invest in a brand, today's biggest opportunities, and how the tech world is about so much more than technology.

Positive Publicity Boosts Your Startup's Chance for Success

Investors, customers, even employees become enthusiastic when your company garners visibility in the media. And it doesn't take an expensive PR firm to get it, either.

Brian Jones

When Pitching Investors, Your Product Doesn't Matter (as Much as You Think)

Ever considered upping your storytelling game? That's actually something as important to investors as your product.

Alex Gold

VC Confidential: Why Investors Say No

An investor-turned-entrepreneur describes the view from the other side of the table.

Eyal Lifshitz

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

What Every Startup Must Do to Get Investor Ready

Raising capital isn't easy, but luckily you can make all the right things ahead of time to be good to go when opportunity knocks. Fortune favors the prepared founder.

Ryan Himmel