What You Need To Know When Reaching Out To Investors is our topics on The Core Business Show with Tim Jacquet. The entrepreneurial world is littered with good business ideas that never take off because of poor planning and lack of funds. And one usually begets the other. Whether you’re looking to an angel investor to get your business off the ground or a venture capitalist to help your business reach the masses, being prepared will help you send the right message. While the amounts may vary, all investors expect a return on their investment. So, it’s important to have a business plan built on verifiable assumptions that shows how your business is going to make money before making that pitch.