The growth in use of mobile devices for web access spawned a number of innovative advertising networks. Plenty of mobile ad companies were acquired by large enterprises. Apple acquired Quattro Wireless for $275 million and Google bought AdMob for $750 million. Most recently, ValueClick purchased Greystripe for $75 million.
Incubate Miami is hosting an event in downtown Miami on on May 6th 2011 to introduce the newest class of startups coming out of Miami. With one of the companies already having been funded, a second receiving an offer today and a third in negotiations with investors to fund their round, the activity is hot […]
So you have a great idea? You think your idea is so good that it will be the next IPod, automobile, or revolutionary drug so all you have to do is call a few venture capitalists or angel investors and let them know where to send the check. Unfortunately it isn’t that easy. You and […]
You must deploy effective communication techniques with angel investors. To obtain results, you have to inspire with enthusiasm. Investors have to get excited about your corporation in order to invest in it. This requires speaking to the specific personality type of the investor.
The most important attribute you must add to your pitch for investors is a complete understanding of the financial opportunity. Angel investors want to know more about what’s in the deal for them. Details about your company’s product convey benefits for customers. Although this is important, you should limit that part of your pitch to […]
The customary pitch to angel investors involves disclosure about the company’s product, management, marketing strategy, industry competitors, and financial projections. All the while, investors are wondering if you will lose their money by failing to find customers.
A website testing startup has raised $1,200,000 of initial capital entirely from angel investors. Optimizely conducts A/B testing to measure and track website traffic that helps marketers retain site visitors. The San Francisco based company just launched in July of 2010.
If you have the next great idea that hasn’t yet gotten off the ground, you may need some help but that help is difficult to get. In order to attract seed money from investors, you need to know what they’re looking for. Here are seven thoughts to consider before scheduling your first investor meeting.