Despite what you've seen on Shark Tank, talking to investors isn't all drama and one-upmanship.
You don't need to be a jerk, or fake it 'til you make it.
Build relationships over time - you're not trying to get married on the first date!
Transparency and a willingness to admit you don't know everything is essential.
Don't take my word for it - you can hear it from some of the exceptional investors we've spoken with on the What's Your Ask? Podcast.
Hear from: Ethan Austin from Techstars; Leslie Goldman from The Artemis Fund; Amit Bhatti from 500 Startups; Loretta McCarthy from Golden Seeds; and Scott Sorochak from SparkLabs Foundry!