Raising capital for a startup or expansion of an existing business is a necessary step for many business owners. Proper preparation is critical to a successful pitch and in this episode we hear from Sheryl Hunter who is an investor with Florida Funders, a platform whereby business owners can pitch their product to a community of investors. Investors benefit too because a committee vets the pitches and releases screened pitches to the public for investment consideration.
In this episode, learn about the resource Florida Funders, how to prepare for a pitch and mistakes that business owners make when pitching their product. Sheryl has sat through many pitches and offers good insight into this.
In addition, Sheryl Hunter is The Entrepreneur's Attorney. For 19 years, Sheryl has worked with hundreds of small businesses, from start-up to grown-up. Her firm, Hunter Business Law, is a boutique firm of 5 attorneys located in Tampa. Sheryl founded her firm in 2000 because of her passion for entrepreneurship. She loves to help people pursue their dreams and bring their ideas to the marketplace. Her personal experiences starting and growing businesses enables her to understand the challenges facing her clients and the broader impact of legal decisions and documents.