Do you have a great idea, but you’re unsure about the best way to pitch it?
Phitidis has listened to more than a few pitches in his career.
He offers the following tips:
Prepare yourself, not just your idea.
Capture the essentials.
Have a plan from day one.
Do your investor research.
Take care of due diligence upfront.
- Negotiate a term sheet offer.
For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
A good pitch is not a punt to sell your product; it’s an invitation to start a relationship.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
You’re going to speak differently to a potential funder than to a potential customer.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
You have my attention if I hear you have a solution to the problem I experience.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
You need to make it about them.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
It’s not about what you do; it’s about how I’ll experience it.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator
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