Weir Foulds logo

WeirFoulds advises Canadian entrepreneurs and high-growth companies on all facets of corporate law. We help our clients achieve their goals, from initial structuring of their business to advising them on securing financing through a variety of sources including venture capital and private equity funds, to subsequent exits through public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions.

 


Richter is a strategic accounting, business advisory, and financial consulting firm. We are at the forefront of the Toronto and Montreal business communities, supporting dynamic enterprises and emerging companies in their drive to succeed. 

 

 

Girls in Tech is a global social network, focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of like-minded, intelligent and influential women in technology.

 

The Founder Institute’s Top 10 Fundraising Fails (Infographic)

Posted by Amity Sims on 2013-11-04

As the world’s largest early-stage startup accelerator, we’ve seen our fair share of rookie mistakes - particularly when it comes to pitching investors. Some call it an art, while others call it a science, but capturing the attention of those who fuel our ventures is never an easy task. It’s crucial for startups to be professional with their financials - they’ve got to speak the same language and demonstrate an understanding of the importance of building a sustainable business.

To help new founders avoid some of these common mistakes, we have outlined our Top 10 Fundraising Fails in our latest infographic. From a lack of graphs in your pitch materials to deviating from accepted accounting principles, it’s crucial for founders to analyze their pitch and eliminate any of these critical errors.

The infographic was featured on Entrepreneur Magazine along with an analysis by Catherine Clifford (@catclifford). Click here to check it out and learn more about the 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Pitching Investors.

 

               

Like this article?

Subscribe to our Weekly NewsletterAttend a Free Startup Event

Feedback Form

We welcome your feedback to improve the Institute. Please contact us using the form below, and we will get back to you promptly.
Your Email Address:
Message to the Institute:
What is ? (enter the answer below):
Close Window