cold calls and emails have become an increasingly popular way to connect with even high-level executives. Billionaire investor Mark Cubanrecently invested in two different start-ups run by 20-somethings who sent him cold emails.
You could say Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and Tesla CEO Elon Muskwere early adopters: They used cold calls to land their very first internships.
"I've never found anybody that didn't want to help me if I asked them for help," Jobs said, referring to the cold call in a 1994 interviewarchived by the Silicon Valley Historical Association.
Here's how Jobs and Musk both used cold-calling to get a start on their professional careers.Continue Reading