News Pick – 10 miscues and mistakes to avoid when pitching VCs, or any other stakeholder – FP


May 18, 2016 – “When entrepreneurs speak, they generally employ a raw, sincere tone, straight from the heart. But to influence prospective customers, investors, potential employees or partners, you also need to employ your brain.

Having heard more than my share of entrepreneurial presentations, I’ve collected a long list of the worst mistakes and miscues. Here are just 10, along with advice for making your next pitch more perfect:

“First of all, you wouldn’t believe how much time and effort we’ve put into this business…” You’d be surprised how much people don’t want to hear about the time and effort you’ve put into your product, or how much money you’ve invested” Read full story at Financial Post