Emerging Manager’s: “Must Do’s” For Your First Fund

The great news: there is an increasing number of talented, mission-driven emerging managers entering the venture space. These emerging managers possess the following: -The authentic desire to enrich the startup ecosystem by building lasting relationships, and effectively deploying capital to support founders and their teams. -Empathy, which enables them to resonate with founders and their […]

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 […]