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Pitching to an Investor? Sell Yourself, Not Your Idea.
Pitching Investors

Pitching to an Investor? Sell Yourself, Not Your Idea.

One investor explains why he cares more about the people than the product.
Business Rockstars
China's 'Elevated' Bus Was a Scam After All
Transportation

China's 'Elevated' Bus Was a Scam After All

Chinese police launched an investigation into the funding platform behind the wheeled tram.
Avoid These Financing Mistakes That Kill Business Valuations
worth-knowing

Avoid These Financing Mistakes That Kill Business Valuations

Eliminating bad debt will make your company so much more attractive for sale.
Mark Abell
The One Question You Must Be Prepared to Answer When Pitching Investors
Pitching

The One Question You Must Be Prepared to Answer When Pitching Investors

It's a weirdly hard question to answer, especially when pitching your company.
3 Ways to Close the Deal Without Betting the Farm
Entrepreneurs

3 Ways to Close the Deal Without Betting the Farm

You just landed a meeting with a large corporate target. Now land the account with money in the bank.
Candace Sjogren
Top 5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

Top 5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in an Entrepreneur

They'll read your business plan but it's you they invest in.
Arie Abecassis
Finding Investors Through LinkedIn
Investors

Finding Investors Through LinkedIn

How can this business network platform help you land business funding? Read more to find out.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
For Entrepreneurs, Venture Capital Is Not Always the Best Option
Run a Better Business

For Entrepreneurs, Venture Capital Is Not Always the Best Option

Entrepreneurs get creative about funding their businesses -- and maintaining control of their vision.
Landing a Revenue-Sharing Deal to Finance Your Business
Run a Better Business

Landing a Revenue-Sharing Deal to Finance Your Business

The four keys to landing this type of funding to grow your company
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
10 Quotes on Good Bets and Making It in Business From Top Tech Investor Chris Sacca
Chris Sacca

10 Quotes on Good Bets and Making It in Business From Top Tech Investor Chris Sacca

The man who made early bets on Uber, Twitter and Instagram turns 42 on May 12.
Entrepreneur Staff
Why This Entrepreneur Raised Millions More Than He Originally Planned
Funding

Why This Entrepreneur Raised Millions More Than He Originally Planned

Despite being a well-known investor in Canada and one of the stars of the French-Canadian version of 'Shark Tank,' this entrepreneur got his funding needs wrong twice.
Jason Feifer
LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman to Entrepreneurs: Raise More Money Than You Need
Run a Better Business

LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman to Entrepreneurs: Raise More Money Than You Need

In the new episode of 'Masters of Scale,' host Reid Hoffman chats with the founder of Eve and Minted about the importance of stocking the war chest with a lot of cash.
Andrea Huspeni
7 Smart Things Business People Can Learn From Warren Buffett's Recent Q&A
Warren Buffett

7 Smart Things Business People Can Learn From Warren Buffett's Recent Q&A

The 'Oracle of Omaha' shared his insights during Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting.
Rose Leadem
The Secret to Pitching
Pitching

The Secret to Pitching

A former entrepreneur, improv comedian and venture capitalist shares how to make your pitch stand out.
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