pitching

  • The two best pieces of early-stage pitching advice Crunch Network

    The two best pieces of early-stage pitching advice

    Over the past 10 years I’ve been on the first cap tables of three startups for which I’ve been responsible for closing their capital-raising efforts. I’ve raised money from the smallest angel investor to the biggest European VC funds and some of the world’s largest corporate investors. My present role has me on the other side of the table, assessing the pitches of… Read More

  • The Art Of The Pitch Crunch Network

    The Art Of The Pitch

    I’m fortunate in my day to day. I have the privilege of hearing new and exciting ideas, both by seasoned and budding entrepreneurs. I remind myself that not too many moons ago, I was in their shoes pitching for money, product and development support and, at times, attention. Being that much of my job is hearing, seeing and experiencing pitches, it seems appropriate that I share… Read More

  • Does Your Startup Pitch Suck? Call PitchPhone And Practice

    Does Your Startup Pitch Suck? Call PitchPhone And Practice

    Um, we leverage crowdsourcing and um, like, people’s social graph to like find out about new discoveries and the people and places you might find interesting. Right, OK. But what do you actually do? We tap into Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn to personalize our recommendation engine which generates the topics. And then, you know, you can like follow those and learn new things. Read More