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News and Articles About Pitching investors
Create Value -- Not Just Buzz -- For Your Customers
Too many startups neglect the most important goal: determining why someone would want to buy what they're selling.
5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Their Ideas to Investors
While entrepreneurs work hard to get a meeting with an investor, not all come prepared.
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)
Renowned entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki breaks down how to pitch to investors in just 10 slides.
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.
4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital
How can an entrepreneur gets the cash instead of being mentally -- if not physically -- dismissed by the investor in the first three minutes?
Peter S. Cohan
Snapchat Management Holds Talks With Saudi's Prince Alwaleed
The mobile messaging app is looking abroad for additional funding.
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.
Why This Startup Isn't Worried It Left 'Shark Tank' Empty-Handed
Sseko Designs co-founder Liz Bohannon has big plans - and a 'no' from Shark Tank's investors won't crush them.
3 Questions Always Asked on ABC's Shark Tank
Answering these basic inquiries from potential investors is crucial, and not just if you're on the show.
Inside the 'Shark Tank' Fight That Caused Three Investors to Storm Off the Set
The entrepreneur left happy with the deal he had wanted. The same couldn't be said for some of the 'sharks.'
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.
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.
5 PR Jargon Words You Absolutely Need to Know
By learning the PR lingo, you can pitch outlets more effectively.
Angela Jia Kim and Rachel Hofstetter
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