Overcoming Your Fear of Asking Investors For Capital
At some point in your business career you will most likely find yourself in a position of needing to raise capital from investors. Whether you turn to family and friends, or to professional angel or venture capital investors, you will have to step up to the plate and ask someone to write you a check to fund your business expansion.
For some, approaching an investor and asking for money is a simple exercise. Confident in what they are offering, these entrepreneurs step right up and make their request. For others, asking for money is a much harder thing to do.
In today’s “5 Minutes (or so) with Burke”, Burke shares his insights into the difficulty some people have in requesting capital from an investor and offers up a few tips for overcoming any fears you may have.
As always, please share with us any stories related to your successful capital raising efforts by leaving a comment below.
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Burke Franklin is an entrepreneur, author, and speaker who is best known for founding Business Power Tools, a software company that provides business planning and management tools for entrepreneurs, business owners and their advisors. He has over 40 years of experience in business and has helped thousands of entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses.
In addition to his work with Business Power Tools, Burke Franklin is also the author of several books, including "Business Black Belt: Mastering the Art of Success," which provides practical advice for entrepreneurs and small business owners on how to build successful businesses. He is also a popular speaker and has given talks on entrepreneurship, business planning, and marketing at conferences and events around the world.
Burke Franklin is a strong advocate for entrepreneurship and believes that anyone can start and grow a successful business with the right tools and mindset. He is committed to helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals and has dedicated his career to providing the resources and support they need to succeed.
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