9 Things to Know when Pitching to a Shark!
By: Eric Hamilton
For the past few months, I have been in the midst of acquiring funding for my technology startup called AdSmoke. It is a video ad network that allows websites with video to make money by showing commercials. For AdSmoke, I was able to raise a small amount of money (less than $30,000) from bootstrapping/friends/small investors. I started this company with friends who were former co-workers at Yahoo!. I was recently featured in Black Enterprise Magazine for pitching my company to the Shark himself– Daymond John of Fubu and the star of ABC’s reality TV show Shark Tank.
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