01/07/2014 12:54 pm ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

These 10 Tips Will Help You Make The Perfect Pitch

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It takes a wide-ranging skill set to be a successful entrepreneur. Your product has to be good, has to fill a niche, address a problem.

Many entrepreneurs may have those boxes checked but fall short when it comes to selling the vision to an investor. It may be the greatest thing since sliced bread, but without backing it will remain an unfunded figment of a dreamer's imagination.

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