News and Articles About Pitching
Entrepreneurs don't have years or even months to build trust. To get sales quickly, they need to act quickly.
A lot of people get scared of presenting in front of groups but for introverts, it can be especially challenging. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make presenting a little less painful.
During pitch competitions, entrepreneurs must go head to head with other ambitious founders to try and win a piece of the funding pie. To prepare for these competitions, entrepreneurs should concentrate on these three questions.
Often entrepreneurs focus on the wrong things during a pitch session, resulting in a strikeout instead of a home run.
The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important.
The co-founder of a new Cincinnati company shares what he learned about pitching, fundraising and claiming small victories.
Want to talk with somebody who doesn't have time for you? Find out where they like to go and when, then offer to meet them.
Presentations can go one of two ways: be a complete snooze fest or an opportunity to get the audience hooked on your company. Here are a few tips on avoiding the drab in lieu of fab.
Getting press for your app can give it a huge boost in downloads, but there's a fine balance between persistence and annoying.
These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.
If you can't impress in a short amount of time, go back to the drawing board.
If done correctly, pitching to clients, investors and partners can open doors for a startup, helping a company catapult to the next level. If done incorrectly, disaster can ensue.
There's a reason why kids eat their vegetables, and you can apply it to business.
Speak with feeling rather than figures.
There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you.
Our expert explains how to publicly reach out to investors within the parameters of the JOBS Act.
The network has launched an online talent competition to find its next comedy hit.
Take these annoying, cringeworthy and overused terms out of your office vocabulary.
If not done correctly, presentations can me a huge waste of time for your audience. Here are eight ways to make a presentation more engaging -- and more memorable.
If not done correctly, presentations can come off as dull and flat -- making them difficult to sit through. To get your audience more engaged in what you are saying and pitching, add some visuals to spice it up.
Pitching to investors can be a daunting and at times, tough on an entrepreneur's confidence level. Here are a few tidbits of advice on pitching from an entrepreneur who has been there, done that.
The only way to really stand out when networking is to have an interesting and memorable conversation. Here are some suggestions.
The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
As more and more entrepreneurs are asked to speak on panels, many are feeling anxious on how to make the best impression. In his new book Pitch Perfect, Sheryl Sandberg's media coach Bill McGowan offers up advice.
The hour of the day, minutes in a slide and when your idea will pay off will determine whether you'll see any money.