What Does An Investor Want To Know?

What Does An Investor Want To Know?

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Your investor could be a banker, VC’s or angels - but pitching an idea to either could be quite intimidating. If you need some input on what they want to know about you, you will have to put yourself in their shoes. Here are 5 of the most important things they are looking for.       1. Industry Experience…
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What is ‘Seed Capital’?

What is ‘Seed Capital’?

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  The initial capital used while starting a business is known as Seed Capital. It often comes from the founders’ personal assets, from relatives or friends, and is used to cover up initial operating expenses to attract venture capitalists.   Seed funding is often obtained in exchange of equity stakes in the enterprise. It is often seen as a risk…
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The 6 TO-DOs Before You Approach An Investor

The 6 TO-DOs Before You Approach An Investor

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Any business need a steady flow of money to help it grow and expand. At some point, a company requires an external input of money to help it proceed to the next level. It doesn’t matter if you are seeking for a Million USD in venture capital or a few thousands from your contacts, you need to nail down a…
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AN ELEVATOR PITCH FOR DUMMIES

AN ELEVATOR PITCH FOR DUMMIES

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  An elevator pitch, is as its name suggests, is a brief introduction with which you can share your expertise and credentials quickly and effectively with people who don't know you; which should be about as long as it would take for you to reach your floor in an elevator. Which is a really, really short duration of time. Blabbing…
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Making a Pitch – The Art of Storytelling

Making a Pitch – The Art of Storytelling

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What is the world without a little imagination, and what is a person without a story. Investors get bored at the beginning of most pitches, because usually; the slides look drab, the presenter drags on about boring stuff and no one is keen on listening to their 100th blah pitch of the day. What really catches the investor’s attention, is…
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A Basic Layout For Standard Pitch Deck

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If you’re planning to raise money for your business, it is essential to have an impressive pitch deck as a key component in your fundraising toolkit. A great pitch deck excites the potential investors about your idea and stimulates and engages them in a conversation about your business, and hopefully leading to an investment. The following slides will give you…
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How To Create A Sales Presentation

How To Create A Sales Presentation

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To intrigue and fascinate your customers while trying to make a sales pitch, being unique and different while also effective is the core to success. With the ever booming market and tough competition around every corner, making your presence felt can be quite a challenge. You could use these guidelines while trying to make your pitch to help you achieve…
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Best Fonts To Use For Your Pitch

Best Fonts To Use For Your Pitch

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  In school, we were encouraged to write in beautiful and legible handwriting. In today’s technology, we work on computers and the internet provides us with a wide variety of fonts. Some fonts, though very appealing, could be difficult to read and can cause a strain on your eyes. It is also important to use fonts that look professional in…
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