Sunday, November 18, 2007
The Investor Pitch
Ok, so maybe this is cheating a little, since this post isn't really mine. But I can't outdo the advice I was recently given regarding the investor pitch. I called up my Entrepreneur professor from Haas and I asked him for some basic advice in terms of incorporating, raising money, etc. We ended up speaking for quite a while and he recommended I come in and pitch to some of his angel contacts. I asked him for some feedback on my pitch before I did that and he advised me to look back at an article we had read in our class last year, by Ed Harley, head of the software committee at the Keiretsu Forum. The Keiretsu Forum is one of the largest angel investor networks in the world - and so this guy has had plenty of experience and heard plenty of pitches. He said once I'd followed Ed's advice, I'd be ready...
It's a three part series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3