THE PITCH A blog about the art of persuasion

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013

    3 Lessons from SXSW Eco

    SXSW Eco might be less glamorous than its springtime cousin, but that doesn’t mean there is any less excitement in the sustainable startup community. Here are our top three takeaways from the startup showcase: Simplicity is still the key to a successful pitch Sitting through pitch after pitch with complicated process diagrams is a strain on the eyes and the brain, especially when there is only 3 minutes to cover the entire company. The startups that really READ MORE

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    Topics: Elements of a pitch, In the news, Telling the Story

  • Friday, September 20, 2013

    [INFOGRAPHIC] Investor Pitch Archetypes

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    Topics: Infographic, Powerful Infographics, Telling the Story

  • Friday, August 30, 2013

    One week left to vote!

    Only one week left to vote for our panels for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival. Please create an ID {if you haven’t already} and give our panels a thumbs up: “Startup Branding Lessons from the Trenches” - This panel features Adam Lieb, CEO of Duxter, the social network for Gamers and Deb Gabor, Brand Dominatrix and President at Sol Marketing and InvestorPitches.com. Learn how branding can give your startup a strategic advantage. “Creating an Investor Pitch that Gets You Funded”- You could create your own READ MORE

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    Topics: Uncategorized

  • Monday, August 19, 2013

    Vote for InvestorPitches.com in the SXSW PanelPicker

    Can you believe we are already talking SXSWi 2014? The SXSW PanelPicker is now open for voting. We’ve submitted two panels for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival. Please register {if you haven’t already} and cast your vote for our panels: “Startup Branding Lessons from the Trenches” - This panel features Adam Lieb, CEO of Duxter, the social network for Gamers and Deb Gabor, Brand Dominatrix and President at Sol Marketing and InvestorPitches.com. Learn how branding can give your startup a READ MORE

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    Topics: Elements of a pitch, In the news, Telling the Story

  • Monday, July 29, 2013

    Investor Pitches that Win on SlideShare

    Ever wonder how to win at your investor pitch? The basics on creating a winning investor pitch — with everything you do need and nothing you don’t. See our presentation on SlideShare. Investor Pitches That Win – Sol Marketing, Austin, TX from Deb Gabor

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    Topics: Building a pitch deck, Elements of a pitch, In the news

  • Monday, July 15, 2013

    AspirEDU winner of “Pitch to Win” contest

    We’ve had a busy summer working with lots of great startups. One startup in particular is the winner of our “Pitch to Win” competition, AspirEDU. We received innovative and creative entries from entrepreneurs across the globe, covering a wide variety of industries. Each submitted a short video explaining their business idea, the market potential and the company’s unique advantage. Our expert panel of judges consisting of investors, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders evaluated the submissions and choose the READ MORE

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    Topics: Building a pitch deck, In the news

  • Thursday, June 27, 2013

    3 Questions to Help Position Your Team in Your Pitch to Investors

    The strength of your team is one of the most important factors taken into account when investors decide whether or not to fund your start-up. Many investors live by the adage, “An A entrepreneur with a B idea is more fundable than a B entrepreneur with an A idea.” Obviously that makes one of your main goals in the initial pitch meeting to convince investors that you are an A entrepreneur. The answers to these 3 questions READ MORE

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    Topics: Building a pitch deck, Elements of a pitch, Telling the Story

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2013

    Pitch to Win Competition Extension

    It’s a crazy time of year in the startup world. Many Spring accelerator classes are in the middle of graduation which has entrepreneurs, investors and startup communities moving in a million different directions. Due to an increase in interest, we’ve decided to extend our competition two weeks to allow more startups to participate. You now have until May 31st to enter to win a kick-ass investor pitch deck. The winner will receive a comprehensive, fully designed pitch deck READ MORE

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    Topics: Building a pitch deck

  • Monday, May 13, 2013

    InvestorPitches.com in the news: Nibletz & Ticbeat

    As the spring accelerator season wraps, read more about putting together your investor pitch. See the write up from Nibletz about our infographic The Anatomy of a Winning Pitch.  It was also covered by the TICbeat in Spain.

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    Topics: In the news, Powerful Infographics

  • Friday, May 10, 2013

    [INFOGRAPHIC] The Anatomy of a Winning Pitch

    The Anatomy of a Winning Pitch infographic

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    Topics: Powerful Infographics