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Pitching Investors

Pitching Investors

Pitching to Sharks: 7 Ways to Get the Attention and Respect of Investors During a Pitch

While you may never pitch your business on 'Shark Tank,' this entrepreneur's experience shows there are lessons you can apply to any pitch meeting.
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.
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.
Run a Better Business

Acing Your Pitch to Investors

Discover the 13 ingredients of an ultra-compelling, irresistible, outstanding and unforgettable pitch.
Pitching Investors

First Meeting With an Investor? These 5 Guidelines Will Help

Remember that the golden rule to selling your business concept is to "under-promise and over-deliver."
Fundraising

What It's Like For a VC Who Becomes an Entrepreneur

A VC switches sides, and reports back from the other side of the table.
Pitching Investors

Expert Tips for Not Blowing an Investor Interview From 7 of the Top VCs on the Planet

You can't afford obvious mistakes. Investors are looking for reasons why they shouldn't risk money on your company.
Funding

What This Investor Looks for When Funding a Company

At Circular Summit, Jesse Draper of Halogen Ventures will share what investors like her seek in early-stage companies to those ready to make an exit.
Elevator Pitch

Top Tips for the Perfect Elevator Pitch

The question is, how many elevator pitches should a job seeker have at the ready?
Angel Investors

Where to Meet Angel Investors and How to Pitch Them When You Do

Get your startup off the ground by learning how to pitch angel investors and raise money.
Pitching Investors

5 Ways Hecklers Can Prepare You for Pitching Investors

From improvisation to how to read a room, stand up comedy has a lot to teach entrepreneurs.