3 Things Investor Look for When They Hear Your Pitch for the First Time Vince Guzzo, the president and CEO of Cinémas Guzzo, shares his thoughts on what investors really want to hear when they hear a pitch for the first time.

By David Meltzer

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On this episode of The Playbook, Cinémas Guzzo President and CEO Vince Guzzo sits down to discuss:

  • How he identifies whether entrepreneurs are coachable enough for him to work with [2:51].
  • Why leaders must understand when to act like a general instead of a soldier [5:25].
  • The origins of his "Mr. Sunshine" nickname [6:10].
  • Why it is essential to challenge other entrepreneurs about the assumptions they make [15:00].

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David Meltzer

Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Speaker, Author and Business Coach

David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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