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Pitching Investors

Project Grow

Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch Season 4 Episode 4: 'It Hit All the Ingredients Except a Good Product'

This episode of our weekly pitch show features all sorts of strategies, with different rates of success.

3 Warning Signs That Your Startup Isn't Positioned to Secure Funding

Funding is available. The problem is startups not positioning themselves to attract investors.

How to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch for Investors (60-Second Video)

Here are three things investors want to hear from you.

Forerunner Ventures Founder Kirsten Green On What She Looks for In a Pitch

The investor breaks down what makes her want to invest in a brand, today's biggest opportunities, and how the tech world is about so much more than technology.

3 Tips for Pitching Investors Your Big Idea (60-Second Video)

The more you say, the more fodder there is for doubt, so be clear and concise with your pitch and your answers.

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How to Redefine the Pitch Competition for Black and Brown Female Founders

Shelly Bell is disrupting pitch competitions by bringing capital directly to underrepresented entrepreneurs.