Relationship capital is the foundation of investment capital.
It was more than a new startup, it was a destiny born in childhood. With that sort of momentum, rules don't apply.
Avoid these common pitching blunders or risk walking away with empty pockets.
Ask the Expert
While there's no one 'best' way to approach investors, here are a few tips to make your outreach as effective as possible.
Tomer Alpert dishes on his experience pitching his startup on the popular TV show.
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When you pick yourself up after being rejected, you become a professional.
If you're in college, think about the many college business-plan competitions out there. Not in college? There are competitions for you, too.
Starting a Business
Avoid these mistakes if you want your one-pager to attract the attention it deserves.
Managing partner Scott Kupor spoke in Nashville recently about what the Silicon Valley staple looks for when it researches potential investment opportunities.
Prepare for your pitch with the mind of an investor. Being prepared for all their questions and concerns will help seal the deal.
Know more about your customers and attract those who can spread the word about your business.
Investors want to make sure that you have the tenacity and ability to succeed, Also, that they're going to make a profit.
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Grush, creators of a toothbrush that encourages better habits in kids, claimed the prize on 'America's Greatest Makers' with proper preparation and adaptability.
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.