Pitching

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Missed the CeBIT conference? The big three trends

5:08PM | Friday, 31 May 2013 |  With CeBIT Australia winding down for another year, the conversations sparked at the three-day tech fair will keep social media platforms buzzing for days and weeks to come.

How can I best work out my “elevator pitch”?

3:00AM | Tuesday, 19 March 2013 |  The keys to any elevator speech are immediacy of the business opportunity, clarity of what makes it a profitable venture and passion.

What do investors look for in a good pitch?

3:07PM | Tuesday, 5 March 2013 |  Based on personal experience, here are the seven main things your potential investors will want to see during your presentation.

Practice your pitch

6:00AM | Friday, 8 June 2012 |  From funding to clients, entrepreneurs are always pitching for something. And just as star athletes always keep training, you need to regularly practice your pitch.

Do investors keep an eye on ideas they’ve rejected?

3:27PM | Thursday, 1 March 2012 |  The crucial detail is whether they say “no”, “yes”, or “come back in a while” when you first pitch your idea.

How would you rank the importance of what an investor looks for?

11:58PM | Monday, 21 November 2011 |  This question belies a common myth: that all investors are somehow identical, and want the same things, in the same order. This is just not true.

Top 10 start-up meet-ups in Australia

11:57PM | Thursday, 10 November 2011 |  There are plenty of networking meet-ups that are aimed squarely at start-ups. We’ve compiled a list of 10 of the best.

Start-up team Print My Life win Startup Weekend competition

11:13PM | Monday, 7 November 2011 |  A hastily-formed group of strangers have been handed the chance to develop their venture in a top Singapore-based incubator after winning Melbourne’s latest Startup Weekend competition.

Should you be speed dating your mentor?

11:44PM | Monday, 7 November 2011 |  Mentorship no longer requires a lengthy courtship. Mentor network PushStart has introduced the concept of mentor “speed dating” for start-ups that need a quick-fire dose of advice from multiple industry experts.

Nokia to stump up just $10k for start-up competition winner

11:20PM | Thursday, 3 November 2011 |  Mobile phone giant Nokia has selected five aspiring start-ups to become finalists for its In Hindsight competition – but is offering just $10,000 as a prize.
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