5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors
Entrepreneurs tend to work quite hard to nail down meetings with investors. It usually takes a combination of good targeting, persistence and finding a way in.
As an investor, what has astounded me over the years — after listening to thousands of pitches — is that many entrepreneurs do not put the same effort in preparing for an initial meeting as they do in securing it.
Below are what I have found to be the five most common oversights that can turn a meeting sideways. The good news is that each of them is not only completely avoidable but, if addressed properly, can lead to fruitful discussions.