Yes, you have that wonderful idea that could be the next big thing since internet. The market test results are so full of promises that you cannot but help dream about your startup minting money from day one. Now the only thing missing from your equation is the startup capital that is required to propel your idea into a viable business venture; however, to have that money in your kitty you need to talk to your investors!
But here comes the biggest dilemma your startup will face, or rather you as an entrepreneur will face – how can you convince people into actually investing in your startup? Most VC’s and angel investors are bombarded daily with a large number of business ideas – if yours doesn’t stand out, chances are high that you will be part of a very long waiting list.
So, what exactly are your potential investors looking for in a startup? If you want to know better, here is an article that tells you how you can impress your investors by staying unique and true to yourself . The elements of your business proposition you didn’t think about – your key message, elevator pitch, logo and brand graphics – will make or break your chance of getting the much valued capital you desire to start your venture.
Fumbling for a key piece of information in your file folder or boring your potential investor to death with a shoddy presentation is not going to help your cause. After all, they need to be confident about your idea for them to breathe life into your startup. Make sure your startup has a solid foundation from which it can launch. Remember, PREPARATION is the KEY!
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