Pitching a Business Guide

Looking for actionable pitch advice from successful entrepreneurs and investors? You've come to the right place. From here, you can access articles, download a free "how to pitch" eBook, and find other free resources that will help you craft the perfect pitch for your business. Whether or not you're seeking funding, it's important to know how to succinctly communicate your business model, your market opportunity, and your value proposition.

Recent Business Pitching Articles

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What Startups Need to Know About Exit Strategies

By Tim Berry

[caption id="attachment_36168" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The exit strategy isn't about you, it's about your investors.[/caption]   Startups looking for angel investors or venture capital (VC) absolutely need an exit strategy because investors require it. The exit is what gives them a return. Exit strategies related to startup funding are quite often misunderstood: The "exit" in exit… Read more »

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What My Startup Accelerator Taught Me About Pitching

By Ely Greenberg

The culmination of an entrepreneurship accelerator is the opportunity to pitch investors on your business. After my business partners and I spent eight weeks in a startup accelerator at the JFE Network, we got the chance to show off Credential Cabinet to a room full of attentive investors. Pitching was a great experience. We told… Read more »

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How I Set My Pitch Apart and Won a Pitch Competition

By Allison Berliner

The competition itself forced us to move from the business planning stage to the real world, and in the process we learned what makes for a compelling pitch. Read more »

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9 Things That Take a Pitch From Good to Great

By Caroline Cummings

When I think about what set the excellent pitches I've seen apart from the rest, it turns out that they all shared some of the same qualities. Read more »

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5 Lessons "Shark Tank" Can Teach You About Pitching to Angel Investors

By Tim Berry

The TV show "Shark Tank" has a lot in common with the normal flow of angel investment. These are the five key lessons to take away from it. Read more »