Fundraising 101: The First Timer's Guide to Pitching Investors

This article written by Jamie Wong for Entrepreneur.com highlights the key strategies and tips for first-time-pitches, as it is a necessary skill in acquiring funds. Some of her main points include

Being assured of your pitch

  • Do you believe in your story?

  • Does it exite you?

  • Do you believe you can build this regardless of whether you raise money or not (money will just help you get there faster)?

She then goes on to talk about 3 things that can "put you at an advantage" over other candidates

1) Grow a thick skin

2) Play to your strengths

3) Tell a great story

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