How to Use Body Language During Pitches (Investor Pitch Survival Guide)

 How to Use Body Language During Pitches (Investor Survival Guide) - Summary

Our body can be a huge source of distraction for our audience. This article will help us make our pitch more impactful and more valuable to our investors and our...

How to Write a Perfect Pitch Script (Comprehensive Guide)

How to Write a Perfect Pitch Script (Comprehensive Guide) - Summary

  • Why Write a Pitch Script

  • How do I get started writing?

  • Don't read the script

  • Do tell your story

  • When do I write my Pitch Script?

  • What do I write in my Pitch Script? 

How Not To Freeze While Pitching Your Startup (Quick Tips)

 How Not to Freeze on Stage (Quick Tips) - Summary

  • State of the Fear of Public Speaking in America

  • Intro to Stage Fright

  • Pitching Your Startup and Ditch Your Stage Fright

  • A Mindset While Pitching

    • How Stage Fright Affects us while...

How to Make it Fit: Writing a 5 minute Investor Pitch (Quick Tips)

How to Pitch to Investors in Only 5 minutes (Quick Tips) Summary

  • Pitching in 5 Minutes or Less Overview

    1. Identify Key Areas of Information

    2. Story Board, Develop your Story

    3. Create Your Deck and Pitch Script

    4. Creating the Calls to Action and...

Don't Forget to Pause During Your Investor Pitch (Quick Tips)

Don't Forget to Pause During Your Investor Pitch (Quick Tips) - Summary

  1. Pausing is Key to Your Investor Pitch
  2. Why Do I Need to Pause During My Pitch
  3. How to Improve Your Pitch with Pausing
  4. What's Challenging About Pausing
  5. How to Pause More and...

What to Wear While Pitching (A Non-Fashionista Guide to Dressing to Impress Investors)

 What to Wear While Pitching (A Non-Fashionista Guide to Dressing to Impress Investors) - Summary

  • Short Answer - Don't Over Dress and Don't Be Too Casual
  • What works in corporate setting needs to stay there
  • Startup Dress Code
  • When a T-Shirt is OK...

Making the Best Investor Pitch: Getting Over Nerves (Strategies and Tips)

 Making the Best Investor Pitch: Getting Over Nerves (Strategies and Tips) - Summary

  • Public Speaking Makes Your Nervous
  • You Are Not Alone
  • There are Ways to Overcome Nervousness
  • How to Overcome Pitch Nervousness
    1. You Are There for Your Audience
    2. ...

Pitch Perfect: Top Five Tips For Your Best Pitch Ever

We've reviewed hundreds of pitch decks over the years, and wanted to share with you the key trends we’ve seen, taken right from the detailed feedback we give to our clients. You can follow these tips to streamline your own pitch delivery from...

Your Mentor and Pitch Coach: the Yin and the Yang of Startup Funding Success

The thing that I find most awe-inspiring about startup communities across the nation and the world is the immense sea of individuals willing to dedicate their time to mentor and support new entrepreneurs. In every startup community--whether it's...

Grab Attention and Keep it: The Biggest Hurdle in Pitching

As a pitch coach, I see a lot of startup pitches. Just yesterday I found myself reviewing the pitches of three very different companies. Their target customers, business models & their company life-cycle stages could not be more different. But I...

How to Win a Pitch Competition

Are you a competitive person? Do you like to win? To really win? Only first place will do for you, no sportsmanship awards around here. If you like the adrenaline of competing, are a founder of a startup or growth stage company, and live in a...

There is no "I" in Funding - Why You Need a Pitch Coach

Ok, for starters, yes, I am thoroughly aware there is a "I" in funding. But, just like there is no "I" in team (regardless of how overused that saying is) your fund raising success is most certainly not a one man show. You're going to need help....

Pitch Deck to Sales Deck: Making the Shift Successfully

One of the best things about going through the rigor of getting a custom pitch deck, is that you can use the output for many things afterwards. We help our previous pitch deck clients build sales decks that pull out the pertinent business and...

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