Are You Aiming To Impress The Investor? Do The Following!

We all are excited about our ideas and that is very essential for a startup but when it comes to raising capital, it definitely requires more than just your enthusiasm. Searching for an investor is not easy especially when there are high chances that your idea might get turned down. Looking to raise funds is the entrepreneur’s version of taking a job interview where you need to say the right things at the right time.

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While there are different kinds of investors for whom you will need to customize your pitch, there are certain things that are bound to impress potential investors that will take your business to the next level. So what does it really take to impress someone so much that they are ready to give you their money? Here I have 5 questions which if you can answer well then I can assure you that you would have left your mark.

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Do you know your Business Plan well?

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Are you good with your Numbers?

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Who do you have on your team?

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How are you different from your Competitors?

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How well do you connect with your Customers?

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So as you work hard towards running your business, appealing to the potential investors is the next level in this game. If you can think like an investor and be well prepared with your pitch, then no one can stop you from backing that funding.

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