Pitch competitions are really a forcing mechanism, to give entrepreneurs a reason and a deadline to polish their pitch. And as they work through making their pitch better, they’re also working through important business questions about what problem their product solves, for which customer, and how they’ll go to market.
Instead of spending the summer making coffee and copies, make progress on your startup! Meet other founders, investors, and experts. Tackle whatever piece is most critical to your startup—we individualize the program.
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When your company is so new, how is an investment quantified? If someone invests $100,000 today, what percentage of ownership do they have in the future?
You’ve created and honed your pitch. How do you know when it’s time to seek investment, how much to raise, and which investors to pitch?
If this blog post listed 10 tips on how to deliver a great pitch, tips 1, 5, 7, and 10 would be PRACTICE. And when we say practice, we don’t just mean giving the pitch over and over.