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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