The Dating Game: Preparing Your Investor Pitch

Maybe you’re still immersed in the dating scene. Perhaps you haven’t ventured into that realm for more than 20 years. Either way, if you’re getting ready to pitch investors on your company, you ...


Course: Raising Money for Startups

Looking to raise money for your company? It’s a common obstacle for many business owners who need capital to either get off the ground or to expand what they currently have going. This is exactl...


Stop Pitching! It’s’ NOT Genuine

I’m really sick of these startup pitches. Their businesses are usually miles apart, but listening to their pitches make them sound all the same. It’s so damn generic! “So… how ...


Nail the Investor Pitch: Image, Presentation and Content

You have to be very clear about what type of business you are. One flaw that a lot of potential entrepreneurs display is that of lacking investor empathy – they do not understand what a business in...


Perfect Pitch: 6 Tips You Can Learn from Student Pitch Competitions

We’ve all seen those embarrassingly bad singers, the ones who’ve never heard of the concept of “perfect pitch.”  They’re off-key for 80% of their performance, and they have a tendency to sh...


How to Overcome Those Doubtful Looks—Your Advantages and How to Use Them

By now you know that in order to create a successful business you will most likely need investors to help your new company get off the ground. The quality of your idea is your backbone to success, but...


How to Deliver a Killer Elevator Pitch

The elevator pitch is one of the most important elements in starting your business successfully. Picture this: you are searching for funding for your new business, taking an elevator from a big meetin...


Start Your Business Guide to Financing: Angel Money

Angel investors can help get your business off the ground so here are the key things you need to know before getting angel money. ...


Finding an Investor Starts With Finding Yourself As a Startup, an Entrepreneur, a Person

Entrepreneurs must WANT to succeed rather than NEED to. Enough pressure exists without this added weight. Passion is a trait to be demonstrated and not serve as a talking point, when speaking with and...