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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