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Business Pitch

How to Wow Potential Investors With Your Pitch Deck

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

You will want to make sure you remain professional in your approach and confident of the work you have presented to investors. Don't be afraid to respond to their questions with pride, and always make it a point to follow up no matter the outcome.

The Toughest Audience I've Ever Pitched

Mohammed Ashour | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Mohammed Ashour

Ever since that Friday two years ago, I now go out of my way to pitch my business to any kid willing to lend me an ear (preferably two). And why wouldn't I? Who would pass up a no-cost, high-yield brainstorm session with a true outside-the-box thinker?

Perfecting the Pitch: How to Sell Better, Faster and Smarter

Danny Wong | Posted 06.07.2015 | Business
Danny Wong

When you pitch a client, it can feel as if this is your only chance to close the deal. Fortunately, even if they say no, you both can revisit the opportunity further down the line. But it may take weeks, months or years before you get a second chance.

Hard Truths About Business Plans and Angel Investors

Tim Berry | Posted 09.13.2014 | Small Business
Tim Berry

Earlier this year I reviewed submissions on more than 30 businesses for our angel investment group in two days. Yes, I was cramming! No, I didn't read the business plans, just the summaries. So here's what I saw about business plans, summaries, and angel investors.

Life as a Startup: the Pitch

John Garcia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
John Garcia

Life, much like a startup, has multiple stages, phases and evolutions. As an entrepreneur, I've spent the last 13 years pitching ideas and building platforms and it just occurred to me that life, as I know it, has many similarities to business.

Women Entrepreneurs: Pitch Your Idea

Ivo Lukas | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business
Ivo Lukas

whether you are men or women, you must do your due diligence in understanding your product and services. Only then can you know how your VCs/audience will see or react to your pitch, and you can effectively make persuasive arguments to cater to them.

Show N' Tell: Innovating the 30 Second Elevator Pitch

Esther Loewy | Posted 02.17.2012 | Business
Esther Loewy

What's so challenging about that elevator pitch? Have it down pat? Well has it impressed an investor? What if English is not your native tongue? Ah, well that's where our story begins.

Limit an Investor Pitch to 10 Pages and 10 Minutes

Marty Zwilling | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business
Marty Zwilling

A perfect round number is 10 slides, with the right content, that can be covered in 10 minutes. Even if you have an hour booked, the advice is the same. If you can't get the message across in 10 minutes, more time and more charts won't help.

How To Relax At A Pitch Meeting

Sharon Jakubecy | Posted 07.24.2011 | Business
Sharon Jakubecy

Here are 10 strategies to calm your nerves before you pitch your idea.