Posts on Pitching to Investors

How to Negotiate a VC Term Sheet

Why VCs Might Pass on Your Deal

Startup Company Valuation Model

Key VC Investment Criteria

Mathematics of VC Deal Valuation

Ten Commandments for Entrepreneurs Pitching Investors

How Venture Capitalists Think

When and Why to Seek VC Money

Nail Your Idea in the First Paragraph

If Mere Mortals Can't Run It, Your Business is Not Scalable

On Cashing that VC Check

Ten Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

When You Need Venture Capital, When You Don't

Develop a Strong Opening for Your Next Presentation

Venture Capitalists Don't Like Surprises

How VCs Evaluate Investment Opportunities

How Angels Evaluate Investment Opportunities

Write a Credible Investment Thesis

The Pros and Cons of a Corporate Investment

Giving VCs a Winning Pitch

VCs are from Mars, Entrepreneurs are from Venus

Lessons in Dealing with VCs

What VCs Say They Want

Know Your VC's Magic Numbers

Top Ten List on Pitching VCs

VCs are from No; Entrepreneurs are from Yes

Why VCs Often Say No to Inventors

How an Investor Views a Patent

Angel and Strategic Investors

Angels Do It Better

Categorizing Your Investors

Lessons in Dealing with VCs

Dealing with VCs (continued)

Fundraising? Observations from Recent Meetings

Tips for Approaching the Venture Capitalists

Three Key Startup Traits Attractive to VC's

How to Make a VC Presentation

Top 5 tips for closing a Series A financing

Top Seven Capital-Raising Mistakes

Two Perspectives on Pitching

Private Equity Glossary

VC's Look for Torchbearers

Top Nine Ways NOT to Raise Money from a VC: