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.
Imagine piloting an airplane: you taxi to the runway, prepare for takeoff, and as you’re rapidly speeding up to get airborne you notice a construction crew frantically working to build out the rest of the runway.
This just about sums up the financial stress of being an entrepreneur. While a certain amount of discomfort is just part of the lifestyle, being able to answer these key questions should help you sleep soundly at night.
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 [...]
Have you ever considered hiring a recruiting agency to source a high-impact or hard-to-find employee? Our friends at Software Advice have a few guidelines to help you weed out the wrong type of recruiters. 1. What is the internal turnover rate at your recruiting firm? If an agency can’t source their own internal talent effectively, how do you [...]
Recent news on the Cyprus banking crisis has brought Bitcoin back into the public view. As the total value of Bitcoins surpasses $1 billion and more merchants jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon, you may be wondering if you should look into Bitcoin yourself. Let’s take a closer look. What is Bitcoin? Founded four years ago [...]
Introverts can be extraordinary entrepreneurs. Here are a few personality traits that set them apart from their more outgoing counterparts. One summer while in college I took a sales job to pay the bills. I was painfully shy and terrified of the prospect of meeting new people, but I needed the money and decided to [...]