How to Build Trust with Your Investor Presentation

To be an effective and persuasive presenter, you must build trust and credibility in the audience’s mind. The goal of presenting is likely to inform the audience of something or persuade it to act or not. To do this successfully, the speaker must be trust worthy, believable and likeable. Credibility is not a naturally occurring […]

How To Establish Trust Immediately and Get Investors

This article is to help you Establish “Trust” Immediately in your Pitch and get Investors to want to Invest! A riveting story structure and a visually arresting deck are both requisites of a great presentation or pitch. However, apart from the other presentation mistakes you might make, all your work developing your presentation might be […]

How to Persuade Investors to Invest in Your Funds

Have you ever met someone who could Persuade you to do anything? I have, and I’ve always craved this seemingly out-of-reach ability. There are countless books and college courses that all claim to hold the keys to persuasion. They’re valuable resources for learning how to persuade, but they tend to overcomplicate the matter and ignore […]

How To Create A Great Investor Pitch Deck

Raising capital from investors is difficult and time consuming. Therefore, it’s crucial that a VC or PE Firm absolutely nails its investor pitch deck and articulates a compelling and interesting story! VC or PE Startups frequently prepare a “pitch deck” to present their company to prospective angel or venture capital investors. The pitch deck typically […]

How to be Successful in Business- Keys to Success

Trying to figure out how to be successful in Business? Although success looks different for everyone, there is one simple equation you can use to achieve the results you’re ultimately after. The ultimate formula for success consists of five steps: know your desired outcome, know your motivation, take massive action, notice your results and change […]

Perfect Your Pitch and Investor Presentation

Whether you’re pitching to investors after a business plan competition, angel group meeting or one-on-one, your goal is to interest them enough so they want to know more about you and about your company. You must “Perfect Your Pitch”. “You need to present a compelling business case that makes them believe not only that your […]

How to Make your Fundraising Pitch Standout with Investors

A powerful fundraising pitch can sway investors to choose you—even if someone else has more traction. Most investors are more likely to fund someone who gave a powerful fundraising pitch over someone who has more traction but whose pitch wasn’t as compelling. The pitching skill—and it is a skill—gives you a real advantage over other […]

PE Real Estate Funds Capital Raising Market in 2019

Overall fundraising activity remains substantial, with 298 funds closing globally in 2018, raising a total of $118bn. Preqin expects these figures to rise by up to 10% as more information becomes available, but nonetheless the year seems unlikely to match the 406 funds that raised $132bn in 2017. Despite half of investors in our most […]

Venture Capital Investments in US hit $100 Billion in 2018

Venture Capital Investments hit $100 Billion in US alone! So many new unicorns valued at $1 billion-plus, countless $100 million venture financings, an explosion of giant funds — it’s no surprise that Venture Capital Investments hit $100 Billion in 2018 and now 2019 which is shaping up to be banner years for venture capital. The […]

Where Will LP Investors Allocate Their Money in 2020

By Alex Lykken – Pitchbook July 26, 2019 Global private market strategies are growing and will continue to grow for the foreseeable future. PitchBook heard from 101 institutional limited partners as part of a new survey report to see where LP Investors are allocating their money in the year 2020. Two-thirds of LP Investors said […]