pitching

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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How to get a black eye and what you can learn from it

Posted by on February 3rd, 2014

A few years back I was MMA training (yeah, like knock-out hand-to-hand close combat fighting style) at a gym in Ottawa and I learned 2 valuable lessons. Firstly, you will get punched straight on in the face. Secondly, when you are grappling head-to-head with an opponent, save up all the strength you can while you […]

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