pitching

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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