Pitches http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/pitches The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Pitches en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT 7 Taboos of Business Pitching Avoid these no-nos to inspire investor passion. Provide compelling evidence of a boost to their bottom line. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235961 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235961 Bryant Guffey Avoid these no-nos to inspire investor passion. Provide compelling evidence of a boost to their bottom line. Murphy's Law (Or Worse) Can Derail Your Business Pitch. Anticipate the Unexpected. It's not always possible to bring a valued partner along to a presentation but it can better the odds at success. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235705 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235705 Sam Bahreini It's not always possible to bring a valued partner along to a presentation but it can better the odds at success. What the President Taught Me About Pitching (Yes, That President!) Always have your elevator line ready for an unexpected visitor to your incubator. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235586 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235586 Brian Christie Always have your elevator line ready for an unexpected visitor to your incubator. Clock's Ticking: A Simple Tool to Pitch Your Idea in 15 Seconds If you can't impress in a short amount of time, go back to the drawing board. Mon, 12 May 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233716 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233716 Carmine Gallo If you can't impress in a short amount of time, go back to the drawing board. The Art of Business Pitching Has Changed. Are You on Board? Presentations are changing, becoming more visual, but the pictures can't do all the talking. Real money allocation also speaks strongly to investors. Thu, 01 May 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233547 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233547 Tim Berry Presentations are changing, becoming more visual, but the pictures can't do all the talking. Real money allocation also speaks strongly to investors. This VC Powerhouse Doesn't Want to Hear Your Elevator Pitch No matter how smart you are or how great you startup idea is, one big investor says the elevator-style pitch doesn't work. Here's why. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233283 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233283 Kate Rogers No matter how smart you are or how great you startup idea is, one big investor says the elevator-style pitch doesn't work. Here's why. A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232946 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232946 Stephen Key There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you. 3 Tricks to Building Value When You Sell If you want to set yourself up for failure, pitch features. If you want to be successful, focus on the end outcome. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230780 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230780 Marc Wayshak If you want to set yourself up for failure, pitch features. If you want to be successful, focus on the end outcome. 6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229410 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229410 Paula Andruss Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution. 7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch The very fact that investors are in front of you means they’re interested in hearing your pitch. You already have their attention; the trick is keeping it. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230185 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230185 Lisa Calhoun The very fact that investors are in front of you means they’re interested in hearing your pitch. You already have their attention; the trick is keeping it. Billionaire Reid Hoffman Reveals LinkedIn's 2004 Pitch Deck Along With Invaluable Startup Advice The LinkedIn co-founder and VC shares valuable insight on what entrepreneurs need to know when pitching their startups to investors. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229469 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229469 Alyson Shontell The LinkedIn co-founder and VC shares valuable insight on what entrepreneurs need to know when pitching their startups to investors. 10 Startup Lessons From Kaplan's EdTech Accelerator Demo Day Learn business tips from the 10 companies that are reinventing conventional learning and disrupting the education industry. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228349 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228349 Ashley Lee Learn business tips from the 10 companies that are reinventing conventional learning and disrupting the education industry. The 5 Must-Have Elements of a Flawless Pitch Founder and CEO of PR firm Write2Market Lisa Calhoun offers up advice on how to deliver a pitch perfect presentation. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228038 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228038 Lisa Calhoun Founder and CEO of PR firm Write2Market Lisa Calhoun offers up advice on how to deliver a pitch perfect presentation. 4 Ways to Blow It When Pitching For Venture Capital Venture capitalists are not just looking for the best idea. They want to make sure you know how to pitch it. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227898 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227898 Boris Wertz Venture capitalists are not just looking for the best idea. They want to make sure you know how to pitch it. What to Do When No One Responds to Your Pitch Emails When your pitch emails go unanswered by members of the media, consider more subtle steps. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226610 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226610 Dave Clarke When your pitch emails go unanswered by members of the media, consider more subtle steps. How to Reward Your Brain to Boost Productivity and Other Tips This Week What your brain chemistry has to do with success, why you should do your hardest tasks in the morning, why you should ignore the crowd and more: our best tips of the week. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225416 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225416 Brian Patrick Eha What your brain chemistry has to do with success, why you should do your hardest tasks in the morning, why you should ignore the crowd and more: our best tips of the week. 3 Critical Elements of an Investor Pitch You only have a few minutes to convince an investor to fund your startup. Improve your pitch with these essentials. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224841 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224841 Julie Cohn You only have a few minutes to convince an investor to fund your startup. Improve your pitch with these essentials. Should You Create Your Business Plan on Pinterest? The social sharing pinboard isn't just for recipes and animal photos, it can help you build a vision for your business. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224157 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224157 Tim Berry The social sharing pinboard isn't just for recipes and animal photos, it can help you build a vision for your business. How to Tell Your Business Story in 60 Seconds or Less The critical questions you need to answer to help your company capture attention and make sales. Mon, 19 Dec 2011 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222439 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222439 Carmine Gallo The critical questions you need to answer to help your company capture attention and make sales. Five Strategies for a Winning Sales Presentation How to put your best pitch forward, win over prospects and make more sales. Mon, 12 Dec 2011 02:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222405 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222405 Lisa Girard How to put your best pitch forward, win over prospects and make more sales.