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Is your investor right for your business?

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Approaching venture capital or angel investors is never easy, and getting interest in your small business can be exciting. However, not all investors are created equal. It’s vital to ensure that your potential investor is actually a good fit for your business – and will help rather than hinder. Here are some things to look […]

5 questions venture capitalists ask small businesses

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

If you’ve never developed or given a pitch to a venture capitalist before, you might not be sure what sorts of questions you should prepare for. When preparing your small business pitch, try to have answers ready for these five common questions.

What marketing materials should you have for an investor pitch?

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

The chance to pitch your small business to a potential investor is exciting and nerve-wracking. It’s a big step towards your small business’ success, and you may be wondering what you need to bring along. Do you bring a laptop to show off your website? Three dozen business cards? No business cards? Our GoForth Expert […]

7 tips for making a small business pitch

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Pitching your small business to potential investors or customers can seem daunting – where do you start? What do you say? Or, it might even seem too easy – just give them all your marketing talking points from your website, right? The truth is, making a good pitch is all about research, information, and openness. […]

What is an elevator pitch?

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Imagine you find yourself in an elevator with your business idol, or your dream investor. You strike up a conversation and this person asks you about your business. What do you say to quickly and concisely describe your business, while also making it sound so interesting that the listener just has to hear more? That’s […]

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