Pitching Investors

Why Seeking Out Investors Could Sabotage Your Business

Bootstrapping forces you to cut the fluff from day one.

4 Things You Need to Do to Secure Backing If You're In a Flyover Area

This is how to get funding if you live outside California, New York, or Massachusetts.

Albert Santalo

Money rules: 6 ways to optimize your capital raising strategy

Getting investment represents a challenge and every CEO of a company of this type must concentrate on creating an attractive product for the market.

G2 Consultores

How Startups Can Attract the Right Type of Investors

It is important for all business, especially startups, to garner support from the right type of investor.

Dear Brit: 'What's an Elevator Pitch, and Why Do I Need One?'

In her monthly column for 'Entrepreneur,' Brit Morin explains what a successful pitch looks like -- and how to give one in less than 30 seconds.

Brit Morin

How to Use Your Business Plan to Get Investors Excited About Your Startup

If you want to get prospective investors excited about your company, here are some business plan basics you should try, and what you should avoid.

John Boitnott

How to Project Confidence as an Entrepreneur

In your personal brand, in meetings with clients, in pitches to investors and even when talking to your team, you'll need to learn how to project confidence if you're going to succeed. But how exactly can you do it?  

Timothy Carter

Why Talking to Media Is a Crash Course on Pitching to Angel Investors

Here's how to use media interviews to learn and prepare for the tough investor questions

Ann Dunning

5 Ideas You Should Steal From Uber's 2008 Pitch Deck

The rideshare unicorn's first PowerPoint has many clues for pitching in an unstable economy.

Nick Wolny

Valuable Lessons from 'Shark Tank' for Entrepreneurs

The television reality show is a crash course in business and entrepreneurship.

Why Your Business Plan's First Draft Is Terrible

Revisions are where the magic happens. Here's how.