Pitch Tips From Race Day

Posted by on June 6th, 2014

I’ve run two half marathons in my life, and other than the obvious health benefits, blisters, and race t-shirts that come standard, I am surprised by the number of things I learned during my race training that are useful in my life as an entrepreneur – particularly when it comes to pitching to investors. I […]

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2014 PepsiCo Pitch Competition Recap

Posted by on February 12th, 2014

The PepsiCo Pitch Competition is an annual event that challenges first year students to develop a 2-minute elevator pitch for a new business idea that they’re working on in class. All first year BBA students perform their pitch to their lab class and teaching assistant to get a grade, and then two students from each lab […]

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Pitch Perfect Workshop Part Two: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Posted by on August 22nd, 2013

Continuing from Part One: Comfortable Over Coffee: In part two we take all the confidence you built in part one by talking and recording your conversations about your venture, and we bring in a healthy dose of reality. Step Two: Mind Map Key Pillar: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable Instructions: Take Out your Business Model Canvas and […]

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Pitch Perfect Workshop Part One: Comfortable Over Coffee

Posted by on July 25th, 2013

Over the next three posts I will be sharing a workshop designed to enhance your ability to create and design your venture pitch from content generation through to the pitch structure Step One: Comfortable Over Coffee Key Pillar: Confidence is King Instructions: Grab a cup of coffee with anyone NOT on your team (your mom, grandma, mentor, […]

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