10 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Investors
Working with thousands of entrepreneurs raising capital has shown us that there are many things most entrepreneurs don’t know about investors, but should.
Angel investors are typically high net worth individuals who look to put relatively small amounts of money into startups, typically ranging from a few thousand dollars to as much as a million dollars. Angels are often one of the more accessible forms of early stage capital for an entrepreneur and as such are a critical […]
The Process of Pitching Investors
Preparing to pitch investors is all about getting your pitch materials in order. Most investor introductions follow a common sequence of events.
What are Investors Looking for?
By understanding each of the key areas that investors react to, you can be better prepared to position your deal to be more attractive.
Startup Equity 101
A startup equity investor isn’t looking for a simple interest payment on their money. They are exchanging more risk for more reward – a lot more.
The Benefits of Not Raising Capital
The best strategy is to go as far as you can, as long as you can, without raising capital. This will allow you to get a full handle on the business.
Profile of an Angel Investor
Make no mistake, the business of an angel investor is to make money. But working with an angel investor is different than going to a faceless bank.
Top 10 Investor Quotes of All Time
We’ve put together a list of the top 10 quotes from self-made millionaire and billionaire investors to help guide you on your own path.
10 Tips to Make This Year’s SXSW Experience Your Best Yet
SXSW is upon us once again. Over 32,000 people are descending on Austin and it’s time to think about how to tackle this massive event.
What a Venture Capital Group Invests In
Unlike an angel investor, a venture capital group can only invest in deals that have a huge potential upside that will likely lead to an acquisition or IPO.