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It’s not often that a new business can really get itself off the ground without investors to help push it along. But, of course, getting investors to write you a check isn’t all that easy. You obviously believe in the business you want to start because it’s your brain child – a part of you. But convincing others to believe as whole-heartedly as you do can be a rough task.
Here are some tips for getting potential investors to believe in you and the future of your epiphany:
Test the Water
Write it Out
If you simply go to them with an idea, but have done no research on things like the competition, demand, the current market, etc., they aren’t going to see any potential in what you have to offer. If you choose to put something in writing, be sure to make the format appealing and non-overwhelming, such as a small pamphlet or one page summary.
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By Michelle Cramer
Monday, January 21st, 2013 @ 12:00 AM CDT
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