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The startup challenge: Raising money to make dreams become reality

The startup challenge: Raising money to make dreams become reality | Pitch it! | Scoop.it

Finding funding as a startup can be a scavenger hunt, with nuggets of information hidden by bureaucracy and scattered across the Internet.

You’ve got a brilliant, multimillion-dollar business idea and want to start a startup. Great! … Uh, now what?

To steal a joke from a 1998 South Park episode, the void between ideation and value creation often looks like: Phase 1 — Start company. Phase 2 — ?????. Phase 3 — Profit!

How startups develop the second, mystery phase depends on how strong their resolve to raise cash is, how developed their contact network is and how much risk they’re willing to take. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

Learn more about funding, find great funding sources, get a free business plan template, post your funding request for free, and more: www.Business-Funding-Insider.com


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This article in the Montrealgazette is written for the Quebec #startup community, but it accurately describes the #funding process and a variety of options #founders have when looking for money.

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How To Put Together The Best Elevator Pitch

How To Put Together The Best Elevator Pitch | Pitch it! | Scoop.it

How To Put Together The Best Elevator Pitch. You could have the best product in the world, but it doesn't mean anything if you can't sell or get users. 

It’s much easier to build a relationship and trust with someone when your talking to them in person rather than over the internet. The biggest problem is how to construct that elevator pitch so that the person you’re talking to will fall in love with your product or service.

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This article teaches the "Elevator Pitch". Exact, to the point, direct. Make it happen. Not just for funding, but for meeting people the first time and telling them in less than a minute who you are and what you do.

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