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Pimp my Pitch: Investor Pitching & Presentation. Tips, hints and useful links.
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A Big Data Approach to Public Speaking

A Big Data Approach to Public Speaking | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it
Key takeaways from analyzing 100,000 presentations.
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Some excellent tips and head ups from Matt Abrahams (lecturer in Stanford). On a sidenote, god, how I hate the “ums” and “uhs” in public speaking...
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The Best of TED: 5 Public Speaking Lessons From 30 Years Of Spreading Ideas

The Best of TED: 5 Public Speaking Lessons From 30 Years Of Spreading Ideas | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it
After analyzing hundreds of hours worth of TED Talks, author Carmine Gallo has gleaned some great tips for any public speaker who wants to present...
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What Investors Want to Hear in Your Pitch

What Investors Want to Hear in Your Pitch | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it
Steve Schlafman, principal at Lerer Ventures, offers tips for passing the smell test.

 

Passing investors' smell test takes more than just a great idea, said Steve Schlafman, principal at Lerer Ventures, on Wednesday during Internet Week.It also means putting your best foot forward.

 

Here are three ways a start-up can do so: 

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Pitching Your Start-up? 5 Things to Master First

Pitching Your Start-up? 5 Things to Master First | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it

I've recently been giving two start-ups pro-bono advice on branding, marketing, and public relations. Both start-ups are in the retail sector. But that's where their similarities end. One aspires to provide after-school tutoring to middle school children. The other is a rock-climbing gym with a heavy emphasis on bouldering.

 

Since I've counseled countless start-ups over the years (note: my son is part of the rock-climbing  gym team), I've devised a five-part, interactive program intended to make sure each new company's strategy is totally bulletproof when it first turn on the lights.

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SlideShark: View & Share Presentations Application

SlideShark is the #1 app for showing PowerPoint presentations from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch the way they were meant to be seen – with animations, fonts, colors, graphics, videos & hyperlinks intact. For individuals & businesses, SlideShark is a powerful, proven solution built by Brainshark, a leading provider of sales enablement solutions.

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This is a powerful application to pitch a presentation without using a PC or a laptop. You can either use your iphone or ipad and pitch your presentation (remotely or not). Great stuff. Check it out!

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Simple Design

March's Slideshare offering is all about visual design. Learn why simplicity takes work, why it's best to pair one idea with one slide, why unity matters, why pictures are superior, how losing signal can lose your audience, and a simple method for eliminating slide fluff

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A mind-blowing presentation full of relevant content, design and presentation tips. 

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Top 10 Start-Up Secrets by Jay Samit

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Jay Samit is a digital media innovator, disrupting the music and video distribution, social media, and ecommerce industries.

 

In this video, he gives some excellent tips you should keep in mind while (and before) you pitch to prospect investors. 

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30 Second Elevator Pitch Questions.mp4

30 second elevator pitch
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Elevator pitch can be augmented or can start with a relevant to the pain (problem) question. Watch the video. The same stands for every kind of sales pitching or public presentation. 

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Suitcase Startup Episode 3 - Raising finance!

Episode 3 touches on arguably the hardest challenge Startups face - raising finance. There are so many questions...how do you start the process? Is it best to approach Angels, early stage VC's, Crowdfunding platforms or all of the above? How do you get in front of these people and what are they looking for? These are questions that all startups face and Chris is on a mission to get some answers!

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Show your passion and your ability to execute. Build the relationship. Perseverance, networking, and a lot of pitching... What a beautiful journey!

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Fail: 12 Ways To Blow Your Investor Pitch

While there’s no shortage of reading about “how to pitch for funding”, from what we can tell, a lot of what’s written isn’t soaking in too well. 

So we thought we’d try a more unconventional approach. 

In FAIL: 12 Ways To Blow Your Investor Pitch, the North team shares our collective insights and experiences we’ve accumulated over the years to point out the noteworthy wipeouts, awkward moments, and empty handshakes of new venture pitching. 

Be sure to take good notes (especially mental ones…)

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6 Elevator Pitches for the 21st Century

From tweeting to rhyming, bestselling author Daniel H. Pink gives you six new pitching techniques from his latest book, TO SELL IS HUMAN. Join the BOOKD foru...
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Pitch works better if you have product | ShopTalk | NewsObserver.com

Pitch works better if you have product | ShopTalk | NewsObserver.com | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it

Investor Jay Jamison said that for every 20 entrepreneurs that pitch to him, 19 have a working product or prototype. The one that doesn’t is starting with a deficit...

 
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7 powerful public speaking tips from one of the most-watched TED Talks speakers

7 powerful public speaking tips from one of the most-watched TED Talks speakers | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it
Simon Sinek offers some insight into how to win over a crowd.
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"Startup Pitch Template" - A Haiku Deck by Jeremy Caplan

"Startup Pitch Template" - A Haiku Deck by Jeremy Caplan | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it
Created with Haiku Deck, free presentation software that’s simple, beautiful, and fun.
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Startup pitch templeate, recurso para la presentación de tu startup
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36 Ways to Create a High Impact Elevator Pitch

36 Ways to Create a High Impact Elevator Pitch | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it

An elevator pitch is a necessity in any networking scenario, whether you are speaking to a prospect or potential partner by phone or face-to-face.

 

You’ve got about 10 seconds to make a lasting impression and therefore, want to bring your “A” game. Crafting an elevator pitch that grabs someone’s attention can be a challenge, and we wanted to hear from those of you with top tips on the subject, and asked -

 

What is your single best tip for creating a High Impact elevator pitch?

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Constructing a better startup pitch

Constructing a better startup pitch | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it

When I'm thinking about investing in a startup, I first tell my wife about it and give her my version of their pitch. If we do invest, I often find myself doing the same type of pitch to other angel investors.

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Six Simple And Irresistible Alternatives To The Elevator Pitch - Forbes

Six Simple And Irresistible Alternatives To The Elevator Pitch - Forbes | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it
Don’t just think of your pitch as a traditional 30-second sales promo you would use in an elevator ride. Think creatively and consider using a pitch alternative as defined by Daniel Pink to help you stand out in the competition.
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25 Awesome Public Speaking Quotes

25 Awesome Public Speaking Quotes | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it

From sweaty palms to cracking voices, speaking publicly can be terrifying, yet it is a crucial skill to have in the business world.  We’d like to alleviate some of this stress by offering up some inspirational, informative quotes.  These quotes are in no particular order, and the speakers range from well-known orators to presentation gurus.  Some are serious, some are classic, and some are short and funny.  Feel free to spread these around, write them in your journals, whatever you want! Enjoy!

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Investor Pitch Deck Series #3 - The Team Slide - Rockies Venture Club

Investor Pitch Deck Series #3 - The Team Slide - Rockies Venture Club | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it

This is the third of many blogposts in a series that I’m calling the Investor Pitch Deck Series. I am creating a post about each investor pitch slide, why it is important, the common errors, and how to communicate that you have what it takes to achieve your goals for this company.

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Don't forget to also check the The Market Slide and the Exit Strategy Slide in the same blog. 

Nicole Gravagna's comment, May 13, 2013 1:29 PM
Thanks for scooping my post. I'm due to write another post in this series soon. Any requests?
Nikolas Daras's comment, May 14, 2013 6:44 AM
I would like to read a post about the problem(need)-solution slides. I always find it challenging how to clearly state and present what the problem is and how to connect it to the solution. Thanks for visiting my scoop.it page.
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7 Tips for a Great Elevator Pitch

7 Tips for a Great Elevator Pitch | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it

With just precious seconds to make an impression, nailing an "elevator pitch," can come down to what you do and don’t say.


However, striking the balance of deciding what to include and what to leave out presents an interesting and difficult dilemma for most people when delivering the brief summation of what your company is about.


To help, BusinessNewsDaily spoke with business professionals to see what every elevator pitch must include.

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Your 30-Second Pitch: Speak Not in Code -- Talk as a Human - Forbes

Your 30-Second Pitch: Speak Not in Code -- Talk as a Human - Forbes | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it
If you network, you need a 30-second pitch. Resist the urge to pack that pitch with six benefits and your entire CV. Winnow it down to one core idea, and focus on how it benefits the listener. Then start asking lots of questions!
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Elevator Pitch: 'Hoppit' Finds Bars and Restaurants to Match Your Style

In this episode of "Elevator Pitch," Alan Meckler speaks with Steve Dziedzic about his social app 'Hoppit.'

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An excellent elevator pitch and a very interesting idea. Check the "Elevator Pitch" by Mediabistro for more engaging pitches!

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5 of the Smartest Things Ever Said About Public Speaking

5 of the Smartest Things Ever Said About Public Speaking | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it
5 of the smartest pieces of advice about public speaking that will help you become a more connected, passionate and successful speaker.
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This is why your startup needs to ditch the pitch

This is why your startup needs to ditch the pitch | Pitch Presentation | Scoop.it
Here's how to not sound like a tool or a startup clone in eight easy steps!
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