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Some young entrepreneurs often struggle with being commercial when pitching to angels. Here is a five-step guide to getting your pitch right.
Here are six tried-and-tested tips on pitching to investors that Freeagent founder Ed Molyneux has picked up raising £4m. Try out these tips to successfully pitch to angels and investors.
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Yes, you can set up the odd punchline when you pitch a business idea. But there's much more an entrepreneur can learn from a comedian than that. Dare to make your pitch really memorable?
Master the art of crowd control and comic timing, and you won't 'die out there' in front of the next investor panel.
Ever wondered what's going on in the mind of a venture capitalist as they're listening to your pitch? Matthew Owen should know – he's on the other side.
Q: Iâve recently started my own consultancy business. A customer has asked me to put a pitch together for their board. I’m terrified! How can I make sure I wow them?
Q: I am a manager for a mid-sized accountancy practice. During pitches, I’m finding that the audience are spending more and more time on their BlackBerrys. I know they’re busy, but how can I get them to pay attention without coming across as rude?