How to Pitch Angel Investors
When pitching angel investors, the goal is to present great information in a compelling way, but with honestly and compassion.
How Funding Works – Splitting The Equity Pie With Investors
Every time you get funding, you give up a piece of your company. The more funding you get, the more company you give up. This infographic explains it all.
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.
Do You Have Enough Money to Start a Company?
How much funding is enough for a startup to take off? How much money is enough to start a company? This infographic sheds some light on funding.
The Illusion of Instant Startup Success
Startup success doesn’t come instantly, and it definitely doesn’t come from big announcements. It comes from a dedication toward building something real.
How to Craft the Perfect Investor Email Pitch
A well-written and eloquent email pitch can help you get in the door to meet with an investor and give a full presentation.
How the So-Called Series A Crunch Could Benefit Your Startup
The bar for a Series A has gotten higher, but there’s no evidence it’s hurting startups. Here’s why. We’ve all seen the numbers. Measured by any metric—dollars invested, numbers of participants, average deal size—seed funding is through the roof. Not only are rising numbers of startups setting up and getting seed funding, but the proportion […]