How many of you think that only chasing investment can take your business to heights?? If you are going to say a 'YES', then you need to think over again. I can give you many reasons, why not to give investors priority. Inviting investors means you have to deal with the interferences, unwanted suggestions and sometimes remaking of strategies. It's all a way beyond your expectations. Know experts comments about this: http://www.theguardian.com/small-business-network/2013/oct/08/live-chat-is-investment-good-for-business It's better to start a business with self-investment, right strategies and competent team.