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Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

A Startup is Offering Me a Co-founder Title and 10% to Be Their CTO

Is this a fair offer?<p><i>How much equity should I get as CTO/co-founder to build a startup from scratch? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Stan Hanks, CTO of Columbia Ventures Corp, on</b> …

7 Tips for Writing a Killer Press Release

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Think of a husband--well, like Michael Long's father--whose wife asks him to tighten a loosened screw or fix some doohickey around the house.<p>Rather than go down to the basement to rummage about in the toolkit, Old Man Long would use a butter knife from the …

First–ever Canadian study on the impact of advisory boards

<b>Despite the benefits—too few entrepreneurs have one</b><p>Highlights<p>Very few—6%—Canadian small and medium-sized businesses use an advisory board.<br>• In fact, …

Entrepreneurship

7 Power Tools of Persuasion

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just about all entrepreneurs have experienced that warm, tingly feeling when they realize they’ve hatched a brilliant idea that could change an industry, make a meaningful impact and land them a fortune Perhaps the only thing standing …

How to Embrace 'The Lazy Entrepreneur' Philosophy (And Still Be Successful)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s incredibly easy to buy into the illusion that more is always better, and as an entrepreneur there’s a subtle but powerful inertia pulling you to grow and grow -- more employees, more clients, more deals, larger footprint, larger …

Business Strategy