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Pieces of a good pitch - #startup #entrepreneur

Most equity finance experts will tell you that it takes hundreds of presentations to land one investor. Those odds are not very promising. So what can you do to increase your chances? 249 more words

Equity Finance

How to build an investor pitch deck - #startup #entrepreneur

Most equity finance experts will tell you that it takes hundreds of presentations to land one investor. Those odds are not very promising. So what can you do to increase your chances? 191 more words

How To Get Investors

Why you aren't being successful getting investors

This was a busy week for me in terms of speaking engagements. On Monday I spoke to two classes on entrepreneurship at my alma mater (University of Tennessee) and Wednesday I spoke as part of a panel alongside… 268 more words

Equity Finance

The critical nature of traction in a start-up

One of my mentors has a saying: “there is no problem you have that five new customers can’t solve”.  Sure, it’s a sweeping generalization.  It also happens to be true. 273 more words

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What does it take to be a "Shark"?

The ABC reality show Shark Tank has to some degree made angel investing a main stream concept. Like most reality show topics, the idea of investing in a company has been glamorized. 277 more words

How To Get Investors

3 things to look for in a venture capital firm

3 things to look for in a venture capital firm

Not all investors are made equal. While obtaining capital for your start-up may be critical, you don’t want to accept any investment you can get. 330 more words

How To Get Investors

Piss them off if you don't need their money

One of the quickest ways to lose a potential investor is to be disrespectful.

Piss them off if you don’t need the money

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