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6 common questions investors ask in a pitch

Saturday, November 7th, 2020

Pitching your small business idea to an investor can seem daunting, and it can seem hard to know what to prepare for. When getting ready for your small business pitch, try to have answers ready for these 6 common questions that investors often ask entrepreneurs: What is your business all about? (Discuss your company, what […]

7 tips for pitching your small business to an investor

Saturday, October 31st, 2020

We know that making pitches to potential investors or customers can be nerve-wracking, so here are seven tips to help you get prepared: Know your numbers. Familiarize yourself with the basics: things like yearly sales (volume and dollar amount), cash flow projection and net worth. Know your business. You should be able to describe your business […]

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 […]

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