The Governor’s Conference on Business will host a Business Pitch Competition for startup companies to showcase their innovative product or service. The winning companies will be awarded a cash and professional services prize package totaling $31,600 at the conference luncheon. Nevada-based startups in operation for two years or less with annual gross revenues less than $250,000 from any industry should apply by 8:00 am on June 26.
For founders, one of the most important investments they will make in their startup is the time and effort spent crafting a pitch. A well-constructed pitch can help garner community support, media attention, and investment. At their core, all great pitches follow the same basic recipe.
When pitching a client to media, knowing which journalist or editor to pitch is just as important as knowing what to pitch. Thanks to PR and social software such as Cision and Vocus (two companies that recently joined forces), a plethora of media contacts are at our fingertips, but what’s in a name unless you know how to use it? Here are a few quick tips to ensure your message is reaching the right ears.
When you are pitching to a venture capitalist or angel investor, it’s like venturing into a dragon’s lair and attempting to convince the fire-breathing monster to give you one of its golden eggs. It’s a no-nonsense matter and one bad move could end your entrepreneurial ambitions. Startups often think that once they have an idea, […]