madewithoverSome 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.

via Looking For An Angel? The Basics of Finding an Investor | Flippa Blog | The Home of Web Entrepreneurs.