One of the main advantages of social trading platforms is the ability to outsource your investment decisions to others with more success and experience in the market.
Investors want to make sure that you have the tenacity and ability to succeed, Also, that they're going to make a profit.
When it comes to attracting an investor, use the same strategies in the boardroom as you would in the barroom.
Take your time up front to be sure you really do agree with a prospective investor on all the important issues. This will safeguard your business and sanity.
While persistence is essential for successfully launching a business, blind persistence can unravel a startup.
By keeping the bigger picture in mind from the start, you’ll be in a better place to avoid dealing with the consequences and fallout of hasty early-stage decisions later on.
Are you prepared for your pitch?
Advice on how to better your funding chances.
David S. Rose of New York Angels explains how entrepreneurs can meet angel investors. Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom reports.
An angel investor shares the hard-hitting questions she asks entrepreneurs before investing in a business.
Vinny Lingham is South Africa's tech success story, which is why Sheraan Amod knew he was the best man to help him get his idea off the ground. But how could he convince Lingham that Sheraan was the best man to invest in?
In this funding video, David S. Rose of New York Angels talks about the best way to secure financial backing from angel investors.
The funding environment for early-stage ventures in South Africa is notoriously uneventful, and many theories have arisen over the years about the supposed scarcity of support.
Crowdfunding sites let entrepreneurs leverage the power of peer persuasion.
Angel investors are wealthy individuals seeking to invest their own money in early stage companies.