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Marketing, Marketing Strategy

5 Smart Marketing Strategies to Boost Investor Confidence and Thrive Under Their Scrutiny

January 19, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

As the most important audience for many companies, it’s important that investors are enthusiastic about the company’s marketing activities. Given that different investors have varying levels of marketing acumen and beliefs about effective marketing, your marketing team must customize how […]


Finance

4 Strategies for Creating a Compelling Business Plan That Actually Attracts Investors — and Secures Funding

September 15, 2023

Via: Entrepreneur

According to data from Teten Advisors, the median investor in private companies reviews over 80 opportunities in order to make a single investment. As someone who has been working in private equity and investing for over three decades, I can […]


Finance

4 Keys to Finding the Right Investors and Raising More Money for Your Business

January 3, 2023

Via: Entrepreneur

While the market may present uncertainties at the moment, fundraising efforts are surely continuing. Luckily, Verbit has seen great success in fundraising, raising more than $600 million over the company’s lifecycle and securing our Series E round late last year. […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

How to Describe Your Startup for Your Website or Investors

December 21, 2022

Via: Small Biz Club

4 Simple Questions Whether you’re writing an “About us” page for your website, a letter to investors or an ad, the text about your company should answer these four questions: Who are you and what do you do? What and […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

This Is What You Really Need to Do to Stay Ahead of the Competition

March 10, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Talk to any investor and one of the first things he or she will ask you about your business is, “What’s your strategy?” Investors want to know how you plan to win in the marketplace and, in the process, meet […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

How to use market size metrics to secure funding and scale your business 

December 1, 2021

Via: Venture Beat

When founders seek pre-seed, seed, series A, or series B funding, angel investors and venture capitalists want to see a breakthrough product or service that scales and can acquire a significant market share within a sizable market. What do investors […]


Finance

4 Reasons Venture Capitalists Should Fund Experiments

September 30, 2021

Via: Business 2 Community

Fortune favors the bold. To the victor go the spoils. Shoot big, win big. Carpe diem. Be sure to grab the lion’s share. Double down. Go for it! The air we breathe is full of motivational — even emotional catchphrases […]


Finance

5 Different Funding Options for Startups & Their Pros and Cons

September 3, 2021

Via: Business 2 Community

Although it’s difficult to pinpoint the precise number of new businesses launched each year, numerous studies have shown an increase in new business launches over the past decade. According to Oberlo, 4.4 million new businesses were started in 2020, up […]


Finance

Investors are pricing in inflation for 2021. Here’s why it’s likely to be a mirage

December 7, 2020

Via: Fortune

The story of U.S. inflation in 2021 could very well amount to this: It’s all a mirage. Americans are likely to see prices jump across a variety of sectors next year, thanks in part to COVID-19 vaccines that will potentially […]


Finance

3 Ways Investors Assess Your Business (That Have Nothing to Do With Money)

November 11, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

Why does an investor choose to invest in one business venture and pass on another? For some investors, it can be an arduous process assessing a company’s potential and trying to determine which has that unique mix of ingredients that […]


Finance

Why last week’s great tech sell-off should make investors wary

September 8, 2020

Via: Fortune

Good morning. A risk-off mood continues to hang over the markets as U.S. futures—particularly, tech futures—lose ground, following European stocks lower. Let’s check in on the action. Markets update Asia The major Asia indexes are clinging to gains in afternoon […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

3 Reasons Why Purpose-Driven Businesses Can Help You Find Better Hires, Mentors and Investors

July 7, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

During a recession, it becomes especially important for early-stage businesses to prove why they matter more than other companies. In this climate, purpose-driven businesses are the only ones who can say for certain that the world is a better place […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Top Tips for Boosting Business Credibility

May 9, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

One of the most wonderful things about the modern world is that it’s now possible for more people than ever to create their own business without the kinds of resources that had previously been essential. All you really need is […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Finding Investors Through LinkedIn

June 8, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Thanks to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lifting the ban on general solicitation for investors, LinkedIn has become a potential mother lode for identifying and pitching investors. But it’s a nuanced and regulated game. “I don’t think a general […]


Finance

Landing a Revenue-Sharing Deal to Finance Your Business

May 18, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

John Stewart knew his company needed a hefty cash infusion to transition from a cloud services provider to a software provider. But without physical assets to borrow against, a bank loan was out of the question; venture capital wasn’t an […]


Management, Proposal Management

Startups, here’s a hacker’s guide to snagging that investor

April 1, 2016

Via: Ventureburn

In a world where ideas are a dime a dozen, it’s not easy snagging yourself some investment money. Some startups go to pitching events, make a huge public splash, or even take road trips to find funding for their business. […]