Entrepreneur Voices on Elevator Pitches

Pitching Investors

Pitching to Sharks: 7 Ways to Get the Attention and Respect of Investors During a Pitch

While you may never pitch your business on 'Shark Tank,' this entrepreneur's experience shows there are lessons you can apply to any pitch meeting.

The 4 Skills Needed to Make a Great Impression

Check out the research behind the first few seconds of meeting someone and how to make a great and lasting impression.
Elevator Pitch

Top Tips for the Perfect Elevator Pitch

The question is, how many elevator pitches should a job seeker have at the ready?
Angel Investors

Where to Meet Angel Investors and How to Pitch Them When You Do

Get your startup off the ground by learning how to pitch angel investors and raise money.
Startup Advice

Going Up? 5 Steps to Your Perfect Elevator Pitch.

An elevator speech is a powerful tool that allows you to quickly spark interest in your business.
Investors

5 Things Startup Investors Look for Before Investing

Fundraising can be difficult. Here are five things you should know before you start the process.
Business Presentations

The Death of the Pitch Deck

You poured your heart and soul into your pitch deck. But was it really worth it if no one was listening?
Presentations

8 Tips on Giving a Presentation Like a Pro

'Preparation' means far more than just having your presentation deck in order and your handouts organized.
Pitching Investors

13 Tips on How to Deliver a Pitch Investors Simply Can't Turn Down

Hint: Practice your pitch. And then practice it again. And again.
Ask the Expert

The 5 Slides You Must Have In Your Pitch Deck

You don't need a lot of slides, but the ones you do have must concise and compelling.
Pitching Investors

Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Pitching Your Business

How's your 'elevator pitch'? What? You don't have one? Big mistake!
Business Plans

Expert Advice: 10 Tips to Craft a Strong Business Plan

A business plan writing expert weighs in what to include and what not to include to create a winning business plan.
Finance

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

You need a crowd to fund your idea. Here are the sources you should tap to spread the word about your crowdfunding campaign.