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How to Entice Angel Investors Into Funding Your Startup

I came across two recent blog posts on Shark Tank recently which stand out because they have such opposing views of the show. First, you have Mark Cuban’s take on the show. As he is a member of the panel it’s pretty much what you would expect. No surprises. Second, you have a much longer piece by James Altucher in which he reveals what he has unearthed about the investors financial positions and negotiating tricks. The section on Kevin O’Leary’s negotiating tricks is particularly insightful.  Here’s one: Continue reading