Irish start-up raises $230,000 by using LinkedIn

An Irish software start-up has collected $230,000 using the social networking site LinkedIn. Seven hundred e-mails were sent to potential investors through LinkedIn earlier this month, generating 200 replies by phone, e-mail and Twitter. The company raised €162,500 in just eight days.

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    10 years ago

    Shark Tank is good for entrepreneurs who is seeking funding or want to expand their business but a lot of people blew their chance of getting fund by going there unprepared. If you want to know how to pitch your ideas in the right way visit Shark Tank TV Show for a free consultation. They will help you get all the information you needed to get the funding for your company.

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