Pitching

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.
Master These 4 Simple Pitching Concepts to Capture a Room's Attention
Pitching

Master These 4 Simple Pitching Concepts to Capture a Room's Attention

Delivering a great startup pitch is akin to performing an outstanding monologue. Follow these simple tips to give yours its highest impact.
Peter Gasca
Smoke and Mirrors: How to Sell Without Selling
Sales Strategies

Smoke and Mirrors: How to Sell Without Selling

Salespeople that focus on consultative selling behaves more like a consultant, giving genuinely useful advice to customers, rather than a salesman en route to bigger commissions.
Watch Jimmy Kimmel Make a Hilarious Shark Tank Pitch for 'Horse Pants'
Shark Tank

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Make a Hilarious Shark Tank Pitch for 'Horse Pants'

'I got two words for ya buddy,' quipped Mark Cuban of the strange clothing range: 'glue factory.'
Geoff Weiss
Are You Ready to Pitch Investors for Funding?
Pitching

Are You Ready to Pitch Investors for Funding?

As many entrepreneurs know, securing funding for new business ventures can be a very difficult endeavor. So, when seeking funding for your company, make sure you are prepared.
Stan Bril
4 Blunders That Can Damage Your Executive Presence
Leadership Qualities

4 Blunders That Can Damage Your Executive Presence

Whether you're leading a team or climbing the corporate ladder, prepare yourself so you don't make these mistakes.
Harrison Monarth
How to Pitch Your Brilliant Idea Without Making the People You Need Feel Stupid
Communication Strategies

How to Pitch Your Brilliant Idea Without Making the People You Need Feel Stupid

When you need your boss or an investor to back your cutting-edge innovation, explain how it is useful in language they will understand.
John Boitnott