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How to Win the Interest of Investors When Pitching

Pitching for capital is the way to create the path for your business to move forward. Finance can be a huge roadblock and the difference between a great idea being realised or fizzling out. It is incredibly important that the individual pitching is articulate with a confident presentation. Being able to tell a story to…

How ICOs are Reinventing Investment for Startups and Investors

The following is a guest post by Nick Rojas. Nick combines 20 years of experience working with and consulting for small to medium businesses and a passion for journalism to help readers grow. Cryptocurrency like Bitcoin has become a mainstream currency for many businesses. As Bitcoin and other digital currencies continue to increase in popularity…

Getting to Know Your Startup Funding Stage

The following is a guest post by Innovate UK, the British government’s innovation agency. They are focused on finding British businesses and entrepreneurs who can use new science and technology to drive economic growth. Follow Innovate UK on Twitter: @innovateuk. Is your startup in need of some investment to keep the business on track? If approached the wrong…

Is Having a Business Plan an Advantage or Disadvantage for Startups?

Nate Vickery is a business consultant mostly engaged in providing marketing advice to startups and SMBs. He is also the editor at Bizzmark Blog. It stands to reason that you need to have a plan for anything that you want to succeed in. Naturally, this rule applies to launching a startup too, but very frequently…

Tricks App Makers Use for Higher Ranking, Epic Fails in Pitching & More Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. The tricks app makers use to get ranked more highly in the App Store and Google Play By CNBC Digest: Mobile Curator: Edith Yeung Some tricks include buying ads on rival companies, changing…

Startup Angels, Self-Driving Cars & More Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. Startup Angels Debuts Marketplace Platform: ‘We’re Trying To Make It Easier For Potential Investors’ By Dustin Blitchok – Benzinga.com Digest: Angel Investor Curator: Berg Moe An $11 trillion opportunity for venture capital funding exists…

Downranking Poorly Performing Apps, Pitch Decks & More Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. How to Create an Eye-Catching Pitch Deck By Vasyl Slobodian – Startups.Co Digest: Enterprise Curator: Shuonan Chen Creating an effective pitch deck is one of the most important tools for getting a new…

You’re Looking For A Technical Co-Founder Before You Need One

The following is a guest post by Hicham Amine, Head of Growth at Hidden Founders. This post originally appeared on Medium. This is an attempt to answer all the “How can I find a technical co-founder?” that many folks  with the next billion-dollar idea, keep asking around the internet. You have an idea for how to make…

How to Introduce Your Brand New Company to the World in 5 Easy Steps

The following is a guest post by Jonha Richman, a marketing strategist with over 9 years of experience advising tech startups. Starting a new company can be nerve-wracking on many levels. For startups in particular, you’re probably worried about cash flow and investors, hours that you’re working, and employees—the same stuff as other companies but with…

How to Conduct Market Research in 5 Steps

The following is a guest post by Marketest, a market research company that specializes in helping startups and small businesses. One of the easiest things for startuppers to believe is to launch their new businesses by moving directly into the market. Falling into this trap is not uncommon and has increased the number of failing…

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