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The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch
Pitches

The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch

Here's a breakdown of what a pitch includes and why it works, using a real-life example. Read and learn.
3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch
Elevator pitch

3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch

Whether you're looking for partners, investors or guidance, you need to be able to communicate a succinct summary of your startup's value.
The Only 10 Slides Needed When Pitching Your Business (Infographic)
Guy Kawasaki

The Only 10 Slides Needed When Pitching Your Business (Infographic)

Renowned entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki breaks down how to pitch to investors in just 10 slides.
Carly Okyle
SXSW: Accelerator Judges Reveal Must-Follow Pitch Tips
SXSW 2015

SXSW: Accelerator Judges Reveal Must-Follow Pitch Tips

We caught up with judges of this annual competition to find out what works and what doesn't.
Jacob Hall
The 'Social Media Guide' to Crafting Your Ideal Business Pitch
Pitching investors

The 'Social Media Guide' to Crafting Your Ideal Business Pitch

Whatever your preferred social media weapon of choice, there's an equally valuable "pitch style" associated with it.
Jeff Boss
Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First
Customer Service

Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First

Both entrepreneurs and competition judges focus too much on the product, forgetting that customers and staff are more important.
Steve VanderVeen
6 Essentials for Making Your Elevator Pitch Unforgettable
Elevator pitch

6 Essentials for Making Your Elevator Pitch Unforgettable

Introducing your company succinctly and persuasively requires a ton of work and preparation but has to seem effortless to make the right impression.
Larry Alton
4 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Inspire Confidence Even When Talking About Failure
Success Strategies

4 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Inspire Confidence Even When Talking About Failure

Subtle shifts in emphasis and focus can have a big effect on how you are perceived by the people you need to listen to you.
Joseph Pigato
Bill Gates Is Skeptical of AI. But After This Little Robot Left *Me* a Personal Love Letter, I Can't Help But Disagree.
Artificial Intelligence

Bill Gates Is Skeptical of AI. But After This Little Robot Left *Me* a Personal Love Letter, I Can't Help But Disagree.

Desktop personal assistant Cubic has raised more than $100,000 on Indiegogo -- and found a brilliant way to pitch a reporter.
Catherine Clifford
Pitching

Pitch Perfect: 4 Steps to Capture the Media's Attention

There is a way to get your pitch in the small pile that actually gets read – and ends up as stories. It just takes a few insider secrets.
Angela Jia Kim and Rachel Hofstetter
Want to Land a Massive Retail Deal? Be Careful What You Wish For.
The Grind

Want to Land a Massive Retail Deal? Be Careful What You Wish For.

While many entrepreneurs would love to be in the Targets and Walmarts of the world, it can be an extremely stressful time.
Adina Grigore
Use This Infomercial Secret to Supercharge Your Product Pitch
Sales Strategies

Use This Infomercial Secret to Supercharge Your Product Pitch

While often captivating, repetitive, and a bit cheesy, there's a lot any sales professional can learn from infomercials about pitching a product.
David Priemer
New Pitch Program Starting in NYC in January
Alleynyc

New Pitch Program Starting in NYC in January

Techstars, AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur are working together on a bi-monthly pitch night.
Ray Hennessey
The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders
Pitching investors

The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders

Keep this in mind the next time you pitch an investor.