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Thought Leaders

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.

Starting a Business

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.

Thought Leaders

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?

Thought Leaders

I Cold-Emailed Mark Cuban About My Company and Got a $1 Million Investment. Here's How I Did It

The five lessons I learned from this crazy experience.

Fundraising

5 Things Founders Need to Know When Zooming Investors During the Pandemic

Some of the rules and processes for pitching investors have changed. Some have remained the same. Make sure your pitch is perfect.

Fundraising

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

Fundraising

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.

Fundraising

Valuable Lessons from 'Shark Tank' for Entrepreneurs

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

Business Plans

Why Your Business Plan's First Draft Is Terrible

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

Fundraising

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.

Buying / Investing in Business

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.

Fundraising

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.

Growing a Business

New Pro Rules of Emailing a High Value Person

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

Business News

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.

Thought Leaders

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.