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John Livesay

Crafting the Perfect Pitch for Potential Investors

John Livesay is a top sales expert and funding strategist with over 20 years of experience. He hosts The Successful Pitch podcast with investors from around the world and is the Pitch Mentor at Startfast.net, the number one accelerator in Upstate New York. John gives startups the pitching secret to become irresistible to investors. When John works with startups, they become master storytellers so that they can inspire investors to join their team. John has been featured by both Entrepreneur and Inc., and is the author of The Successful Pitch: Conversations on Going from Invisible to Investable.

In This Show We Cover:

  • Whether investors are typically interested more in the business owner, the idea, or the company itself
  • The best way to find and meet investors
  • How to find the right investor for your business
  • What you should look for when deciding which investors to take on as partners
  • Whether most investors actively involved in the running of the business after they invest
  • The best way to make initial contact with those investors
  • How someone should prepare for investor meetings
  • The secrets to a great investor pitch
  • How to craft the perfect pitch
  • The types of materials someone should have for a pitch
  • The most important aspects investors look at before investing
  • When to start looking for capital for your business
  • The amount of capital that’s typically available through seed capital
  • The percentage of a company that may provide to an investor in exchange for funding
  • How quickly you can get money from making first contact with an investor to obtaining capital
  • The 3 secrets to increasing your confidence
  • Why storytelling is important to making sales
  • How storytelling helps increase sales

Resources

http://sellingsecretsforfunding.com/workbook/

http://sellingsecretsforfunding.com/

john@successfulpitchpodcast.com

https://www.facebook.com/john.livesay

https://twitter.com/John_Livesay

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