30 Jun '11, 8am

Interview: Angel Investor's Five Best Practices For Attracting Capital - Triple Pundit

The key to raising money is building investor trust. There is a formula for doing so. The entrepreneurs that succeed in raising capital for their business know the formula for crafting a compelling story that earns the trust and investment of angel investors. James Magowan is an angel investor I met at an Investors Circle event. As an investment banker with Security Research Associates he helps companies successfully bridge the trust gap with investors to gain the investment dollars needed to grow their business. I asked James, “What does it take to get an investor to write a $50,000 check for an early stage or start up company?” Trust was his answer. And the path to building that trust has these five steps: Business Sense. The foundation of trust is a credible business opportunity. The business opportunity has to look “real” to the potential investor. The business opportu...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/06/interview-angel-inves...

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