Pitching Investors

Starting a Business

How a VC Wants to Be Pitched

Accel partner Andrew Braccia breaks down the basics of selling your idea to venture capitalists.

The Importance of Getting Advisors to Invest in Your Business

Outside consultants can show true conviction with their capital.

8 Women VCs Share the Most Memorable Pitch They've Ever Received

From a dinosaur in a tutu to getting (really) personal, these pitches left an impression.

Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working

Here's how to keep it short, sweet and successful.

Hold That Door! 7 Rules for an Elevator Pitch.

Make the most of precious moments with a captive audience.

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