As an angel investor and leader of an angel group, I receive funding inquiries every day. Most come in the form of an executive summary, which typically provides one of the initial interactions an entrepreneur will have with an investor.
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If you want to up your chances of success, take a page out of the Boy Scout manual and follow these five steps to make sure you’re good and ready to give a winning startup pitch…
Some entrepreneurs fail to leverage the knowledge and experiences of others by failing to create advisory boards. These boards are a critical component required to scale strong entrepreneurial opportunities.
You are going to fail! This is the dirty little truth about being an entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurs tend to be arrogant. This sounds rather like a criticism, but it’s more a statement of fact and a caution.
There are two key factors to consider in order to be great startup advice from outside experts: Pick the right team, and always know what you want before you ask.
Knowing how to effectively make cold contact, whether in the form of a phone call, an email, or an invitation to connect on LinkedIn, is a skill every entrepreneur needs in his or her tool belt. And we’re not talking sales tactics here; it’s all about networking.