The culmination of an entrepreneurship accelerator is the opportunity to pitch investors on your business. After my business partners and I spent eight weeks in a startup accelerator at the JFE Network, we got the chance to show off Credential Cabinet to a room full of attentive investors. Pitching was a great experience. We told...
The competition itself forced us to move from the business planning stage to the real world, and in the process we learned what makes for a compelling pitch.
The TV show "Shark Tank" has a lot in common with the normal flow of angel investment. These are the five key lessons to take away from it.
By Tim Berry
Join Caroline Cummings and David Rose on Wednesday, November 20, at 10 am PST, for a free webinar on how to pitch your business to investors.
The best thing you can do to nail an investor pitch is to learn how the process works and be prepared. Since you don't know what to expect until you've tried it a few times, you can minimize missteps by learning from the advice (and mistakes) of others. Here are some frequently-asked questions on pitching an idea to investors.
By Dave Cannon
These are my recommendations for how to help your company profile stand out on Gust, so you can successfully grab attention and raise capital.
Whether its delivering a TED Talk, or a pitch, you're going to need to shake the nerves and show some confidence and preparation.
By Joe Abraham
Roughly 95 percent of slideshow presentations are still given in PowerPoint, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t evaluate other tools. We’ll run through the top alternatives and weigh the pros and cons. Google Docs Presentations A free feature in Google Docs (Trust us, it’s there; you just never use it.) If you consider yourself a...
By Dave Cannon