THE PITCH A blog about the art of persuasion

  • 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

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 6:36 PM | Comments Off on AspirEDU winner of “Pitch to Win” contest

    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

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 4:47 PM | Comments Off on 3 Questions to Help Position Your Team in Your Pitch to Investors

    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

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 10:09 PM | Comments Off on Pitch to Win Competition Extension

    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.

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 7:24 PM | Comments Off on InvestorPitches.com in the news: Nibletz & Ticbeat

    Topics: In the news, Powerful Infographics

  • Friday, May 10, 2013

    [INFOGRAPHIC] The Anatomy of a Winning Pitch

    The Anatomy of a Winning Pitch infographic

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 7:00 PM | Comments Off on [INFOGRAPHIC] The Anatomy of a Winning Pitch

    Topics: Powerful Infographics

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2013

    InvestorPitches.com in the news: Ventureburn

    Check out the latest on our Pitch to Win contest on Ventureburn.  Win an investor pitch deck valued at $7,500! Find out more here.

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 6:46 PM | Comments Off on InvestorPitches.com in the news: Ventureburn

    Topics: In the news

  • Friday, April 26, 2013

    The Importance of Telling a Story in Your Investor Pitch

    Acquiring angel investors can be the difference between success and failure for a new business. The main challenge that comes with raising money from angels is getting angel investors excited enough to commit to the project. Many angel investors have entrepreneurs approaching them on a daily basis pitching potential deals, and startups really have to amaze them to be picked. Standing out from the noise can be difficult even when you have a brilliant idea and a READ MORE

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 2:48 PM | Comments Off on The Importance of Telling a Story in Your Investor Pitch

    Topics: Building a pitch deck, Telling the Story

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2013

    Pitch to Win contest

    If you’ve been reading our blog, you know how passionate we are about the art of crafting winning investor pitches. As part of our desire to help the best startup brands receive the funding they need to take over the world, we’ve decided to launch a contest for innovative startups with a great story to tell. The winner will receive a comprehensive, fully designed pitch deck that can be used in investor meetings, presentations and pitch competitions. READ MORE

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 3:00 PM | Comments Off on Pitch to Win contest

    Topics: Investor Pitches

  • Sunday, April 07, 2013

    InvestorPitches.com in the news: Austin iLab radio

    Founder Deb Gabor talked with Stefan Lubinski on Austin’s 1370 AM  iLab Radio show today about InvestorPitches.com. Listen in today  

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 3:43 PM | Comments Off on InvestorPitches.com in the news: Austin iLab radio

    Topics: In the news, Telling the Story

  • Thursday, March 28, 2013

    Worst Investor Pitches of All Time

    It would seem some people forget the purpose of an investor pitch and present a pitch so legendary investors talk about them for all the wrong reasons. Some people forget to mention the ways in which their product or service solve an existing problem. Other people inundate investors with too much information and too many statistics. The worst pitches of all time take such errors to the next level. One of the greatest errors entrepreneurs make is READ MORE

    Posted by Sol Marketing at 3:10 PM | Comments Off on Worst Investor Pitches of All Time

    Topics: Building a pitch deck, Telling the Story