Some angel groups charge entrepreneurs to pitch to them, and it's a good idea to consider this cost when evaluating an investment group, writes Marty Zwilling of Startup Professionals. "A fair question to ask any Angel group, fee or no fee, is 'What is your track record of funded investments, versus number of pitches?'" he writes. To increase their chances of getting funded, entrepreneurs should pay attention to the feedback they receive and focus on networking, he writes.

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