This is the first installment of Pitch Directory; A four-part series presented in partnership with BDO VC Pitch Day. This series examines pitching from four different perspectives, exploring the definitive sources dedicated to understanding what it takes to successfully pitch a company or idea.
It’s difficult to truly encapsulate what a good pitch can mean for a company founder. Delivering a concise and engaging presentation can lead to any number of benefits: finding the perfect mentor, landing a spot in a coveted startup accelerator, securing funding, and even hiring the top talent that you need to see the vision come to life.
Harder still is trying to describe what makes a pitch “good.” For every example above, that pitch must be slightly tweaked to cater to the audience. Sometimes, however, the pitch is so good it wins with anyone within earshot. There is no absolute definition for a flawless pitch, and that’s what makes it one of the most fascinating and polarizing skills requ..Read More