Your actions are your only true belongings.
The question I get most often from hopeful entrepreneurs is, “Where can I find the money to start my business?”
To me this question shows a lack of creative thinking. A successful entrepreneur needs a bit more initiative and lot more problem-solving skills than evidenced by asking a question such as, “How is it possible to get someone to give me money?”
The more appropriate question should be, “How can I create a business someone would gladly invest in?”
Investors are in the business of using their own money to make more money for themselves. Unless you can convincingly demonstrate a plan for returning more value to the investor than the investor ...