Lesson of the day? Know thy audience. Depending on whom you’re talking to, you need to emphasize different aspects of your idea. This event focuses on how to pitch to seed investors.
Chances are that if you live in Silicon Valley, you are already working hard towards implementing an idea at a startup, or you have an idea and need to get a hold of the right ears to actually make magic happen. While it is definitely possible to get an appointment at a venture capital firm, where you go into a standard board room and hope that the folks at the other end of the table are interested in what you have to say, take our advice and try pitching your idea at one of these ideal locations.
5. Woodside Bakery – Woodside, CA
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Located deep in the heart of beautiful Woodside, not only are you surrounded by gorgeous scenery, but also you have an array of delicious meals to choose from while pitching your idea. If the weather is nice, sit outside in the garden while enjoying a latte or oven-brick pizza, and treat your listener to both your brilliance and something tasty. (more…)
Whether you get funding to continue your project usually rests on how good your pitch is. So, you owe it to yourself and your idea to make your pitch as awesome as it can be.