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The Secret to Pitching

A former entrepreneur, improv comedian and venture capitalist shares how to make your pitch stand out.

This story appears in the May 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Lakshmi Balachandra is a former , improv comedian and venture capitalist. She now works as a professor at , studying negotiation, pitching and trust development in the world of . She talks us through how best to engage potential investors, partners and clients, and how to avoid mistakes that can kill a deal.

Illustration by Guy Shield

Related: 5 Steps to Master the Art of Negotiation

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