News and Articles About Pitching
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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.
Little things make a difference, so you need to prepare yourself well.
Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think.
Don't undermine your presentation with qualifiers that undercut the message. Give your breakthrough ideas the striking presentation they deserve.
Our expert advises a reader about the most effective ways to connect with potential partners and clients at big events.
LinkedIn and Delta create partnership to match up mentors and mentees on planes en route to industry events.
Don't let your slides distract an audience from the message you're delivering.
A pitch gone horribly wrong at SXSW helped ground the founder of a solar energy company.
Entrepreneurs only have a short window of time to impress investors with the hopes of snagging funds. Here are a few pointers on how to get their attention and hopefully their money.
Many of the most persuasive TED Talks are packed with trios. You should follow the speakers' lead.
When it comes to getting the word out about your business, startups need this one skill to get noticed.
The term pitching has been ingrained in our head as a means to get funding. Yet, an entrepreneur's spiel could lead to an investor yawning instead of opening up their wallet.
People don't want to be barraged by numbers and statistics. Instead, connect with them on a personal level.
Pitching to investors is part of the game. Yet, for many entrepreneurs getting up and presenting your idea can be downright petrifying. Here are a few tips on how to get through the presentation and seal the deal.
In the startup world, selling your vision in a PowerPoint presentation is so passe. To get the attention of VCs, prototypes are a must. Here is why.