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Angel Investors [INFOGRAPHIC]

Angel Investors [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Got a flash-bang business idea, but need the money to turn it into the real deal?

Here’s what you need to know about attracting an angel investor.

Who are a ngels?
Retired industry executives Individuals with the financial means to help new entrepreneurs

People well-versed in a specific industry

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What do an gels do?
Provide the financial capital for business start-ups
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Act as mentors throughout the process

Where to fi nd them:
Word of mouth Trade groups Online investor networks

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How to wo o

them:
Hello.

Nail the pitch

Speak clearly

Strong eye contact

Dress well

RULE # 1
10/20/30
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Rules of the Pitch

RULE # 2
Brevity is still the soul of wit.

10 slides in less than 20 minutes with font greater than 30 pt.

When in doubt, shorten it.

The Ten Slide Summary
Introduce your idea. Talk about you and your team. What’s the problem? What’s the solution? Why are you unique?

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Provide a financial overview.

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Explain the opportunity.

What is the Explain your Lay out your business model. marketing plan. current status of your company?

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A stake in a successful company.
... usually a five to 25 percent stake in the business and perhaps an annual return of at least 15 to 20 percent over five years as well, depending on the scale of risk.
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All angels want:

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Infographic created by www.4imprint.com, based on the . The Perfect Pitch: Making Your Case to Angel Investors Blue Paper® Download Blue Paper at: http://info.4imprint.com/bluepapers/angel-investors/

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