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How can an entrepreneur make a good first impression with investors?

Your time in front of investors will be limited, so first impressions are key.

on December 15, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is an accredited angel investor?

An accredited angel investor is an angel investor with an income of more than $200,000 in the past two years or a net worth of $1 million.

on July 07, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Angel investor

Angel investors are wealthy individuals who are often former entrepreneurs.

on February 26, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Avoid common mistakes with these 6 negotiating tips

Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists don't always speak the same language, metaphorically speaking, but they do share common goals. VC deals, then, should be considered a matter of cooperation.

on August 5, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution 
Three things startups should avoid when talking to investors

People who advise entrepreneurs over a decent chunk of time tend to have the kind of world-weary perspective you’d expect from someone who has seen so many startups succeed or fail. They know what can scupper investment opportunities and turn off potential investors.

on July 24, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth 
Successful speech tips for life science entrepreneurs

I still remember how red-face frustrated one of my seed investors was after hearing my pitch to another investor in Month One of the business. "It's a process," he repeatedly said out loud - and I am pretty sure he was talking to himself.

on July 17, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Cellanyx Diagnostics: CEO shares tips from the startup trenches

It hasn’t been a year since the Cellanyx Diagnostics team spun out their technology from Columbia University. But, halfway to raising $1 million worth of seed funding for the company, CEO Ashok Chander can already share tips from the trenches.

on April 16, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
New eMed white paper: Funding Sources for Life Science Startups

eMed has published the first in a series of white papers focused on issues key to life science and digital health entrepreneurs. The first white paper, Funding Sources for Life Science Startups, offers countless ideas on how to raise capital for a healthcare product: from a drug or device to the emerging health IT and mobile health segments.

on April 03, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Medivo: Finding the Right Investors and Customers is Key to Business Success

Three years ago, Jason Bhan, MD, a family practitioner, went into business with a cousin—Sundeep Bhan, a serial entrepreneur—and a friend, Destry Sulkes, also an MD.  The three healthcare entrepreneurs founded Medivo, which developed tools to track symptoms, explain lab results, and provide personalized health information.

on February 12, 2013
Category:  Execution  Creation 
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