1-2-3… Pitch!

Posted by on September 25th, 2014

As entrepreneurs, we are passionate about our creations.  This passion makes us want to tell the whole world about how great our products or services are.  When it comes to raising capital, we dream that the sheer brilliance of our idea will dazzle investors, and they will reach into their canvas sack of money and […]

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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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