What does it take to have enough faith in yourself to execute your business ideas? Here's how to up your confidence as an entrepreneur.
You've just unexpectedly bumped into a major investor who could help your business get off the ground. What do you say? Take a cue from Aristotle, and try this persuasive speech technique.
A great elevator speech can spark interest in your business and hopefully lead to a deeper conversation—and maybe even a partnership or funding opportunity.
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Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto Software, explains how LivePlan can help you pitch, plan, and track your business.
This week Peter and Jonathan talk about how to pitch your business. Park Howell (from The Business of Story podcast) explains how to tell your brand story.
What’s a business pitch? Clearly that depends on who you ask and what they’re thinking about when you ask. It might be a slide deck, or a 20-minute presentation livened by a slide deck, or a short talk, or even a strategy summary. Either way, it’s confusing and I’d like to help clear it up. Here’s...
Last week, Bplans members had the opportunity to attend our free webinar, “14 Tips on How to Pitch and Get Funded.” Our featured speaker was Caroline Cummings, the VP of Business Development at Palo Alto Software. As the former co-founder and CEO of two technology companies, Caroline has experienced both start-up failures and successes, and...