Pitching Investors

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.

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

Thinking of Pitching Your New Business on Shark Tank? 5 Things to Consider Before You Take the Leap.

While the limelight may be tempting, securing a spot on the show is still a long way from guaranteeing success.

Bryan Janeczko

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

New Pro Rules of Emailing a High Value Person

Make it as easy as possible for them to simply say, "Yes."

Thalia Toha

How to Email an Investor You've Never Met -- and Get a Response!

Learn how to write impactful emails that save time and get results.

Make Your Next Pitch Instantly More Compelling By Using This One Philosopher's Framework

Grice's maxims are the difference between boring small talk and electrifying conversation.

Nick Wolny