Pitching Investors

Is Your One-Pager Scaring Away Investors?
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Is Your One-Pager Scaring Away Investors?

Avoid these mistakes if you want your one-pager to attract the attention it deserves.
Nilli Donner
Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups
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Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups

Managing partner Scott Kupor spoke in Nashville recently about what the Silicon Valley staple looks for when it researches potential investment opportunities.
Catherine Clifford
6 Things Your Investors Are Thinking While Listening to Your Pitch
Business Optimization

6 Things Your Investors Are Thinking While Listening to Your Pitch

Prepare for your pitch with the mind of an investor. Being prepared for all their questions and concerns will help seal the deal.
Rehan Ijaz
Former CNN Anchor Ali Velshi: 2 Keys to Make Your Pitch Stand Out to Journalists
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Former CNN Anchor Ali Velshi: 2 Keys to Make Your Pitch Stand Out to Journalists

Know more about your customers and attract those who can spread the word about your business.
John Boitnott
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
What You Can Learn From the Entrepreneurial Team That Just Won a Cool $1 Million on TV
Success Strategies

What You Can Learn From the Entrepreneurial Team That Just Won a Cool $1 Million on TV

Grush, creators of a toothbrush that encourages better habits in kids, claimed the prize on 'America's Greatest Makers' with proper preparation and adaptability.
Carol Roth
Learn to Pitch Anything With Oren Klaff During a Livestream Q&A Session Today, May 24, at 1 p.m. EST
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Learn to Pitch Anything With Oren Klaff During a Livestream Q&A Session Today, May 24, at 1 p.m. EST

Effective pitches are a combination of neuroscience, economics and psychology that you don't have to invent. Don't miss this chat with the renowned business growth expert.
Michael Noice
How to Finally Get Realistic About Finding Funding for Your Business
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How to Finally Get Realistic About Finding Funding for Your Business

At a certain point you need to stop idolizing your big idea and take the same cold look at it that investors will.
John Rampton
Are You Approaching Investors With No Business Plan and Fuzzy Profit Projections? Get Real.
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Are You Approaching Investors With No Business Plan and Fuzzy Profit Projections? Get Real.

The odds of finding funding generally correlate highly to your odds of business success -- and your personal risk is even more critical than outside investor risk.
Martin Zwilling
5 Ways Raising Money Is Just Like Asking for a Date
Fundraising

5 Ways Raising Money Is Just Like Asking for a Date

Approach investors with the notion the goal is to replicate the money they invest.
Brian Foley
Innovation Inhibitors Include Dependency on New Infrastructure and Investor Risk Tolerance
Make More Happen

Innovation Inhibitors Include Dependency on New Infrastructure and Investor Risk Tolerance

Be aware that attempting innovation in certain times and places is extremely risky.
Martin Zwilling
Throw Your Company to the Sharks -- on 'Shark Tank,' That Is
Marketing Bootcamp

Throw Your Company to the Sharks -- on 'Shark Tank,' That Is

Pitching your business on this hit show could pay off handsomely -- as long as you know what you're doing.
Bob Glazer
8 Reasons Online Dating Sites Are a Business Dead End
Online Dating

8 Reasons Online Dating Sites Are a Business Dead End

Dating site customers are fickle, hard to please and will dump one site for another without explanation. Sort of like the worst person you've ever dated.
Martin Zwilling
A Startup Is Like a Home Still Being Built. Don't Value it at Next Year's Dream Market Price When Pitching an Angel Investor.
Valuations

A Startup Is Like a Home Still Being Built. Don't Value it at Next Year's Dream Market Price When Pitching an Angel Investor.

Serious investors want to know about your new venture's real revenue, team strength, registered intellectual property and other important elements.
Martin Zwilling