Some great startup fundraising tips in this post. Some are very basic, but overall a solid resource for raising money. Check it out.
First is an elevator pitch. Regardless if you are seeking capital now or not, having an elevator pitch is critical. Here is a quick template you can use to develop one:
“Hi my name is______. I work with (your target market) helping them (do/be/have) (your area of expertise) so that (the results they get).”
If the majority of people I speak with looking for an investor could consolidate their elevator pitch to this format, I would have a lot more deals to introduce to my angel investor network.