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Networking mistakes
The Most Common Networking Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make and How to Avoid Them

There is no need to explain why networking matters – it has always been one of the most essential elements of entrepreneurship and a main pillar of local and global entrepreneurial ecosystems. Networking does not end with showing up at every possible networking event you can possibly find the time to attend. By just “being…

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Pitching competitions
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Attending Pitching Competitions

ThePitcher 2016 brought together 30 disparate companies to compete for winning not only the special prizes and the attention of the investors, but also the opportunity to be named the winner of the first edition of the most up-and-coming pitching competition in the region. All of the participating startups successfully embraced the chance to present…

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5 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get Funding for Your Startup

Even though there seems to be a pattern when it comes to defining the qualities and traits that investors look for in entrepreneurs, it is important to note that all of the investors have unique approach, which they have built through the years of experience. Investors often point out the essential elements that they look…

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Public speaking
How to Master Public Speaking – Infographic

The fear of public speaking is very common and for many people it has become a byword for something extremely unpleasant and even scary. If you are having troubles with speaking in front of an audience, as an entrepreneur, you should be determined to overcome this problem. Public speaking plays an important role in the…

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ThePitcher 2016 Winners Announced!

ThePitcher 2016 event took place on April 16 at Workinton. During the whole day we heard the pitches of all the participating startups. Some of the most prominent investors in the region were there to score the presentations of the pitching entrepreneurs. In the end of the day the top three winners were announced. All…

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ThePitcher 2016: Meet the Participating Startups

As we are just a couple of days away from the big event – the first edition of ThePitcher, the ultimate pitching event, which will take place on April 16, the time has come to introduce to you the participating startups, which will pitch their businesses directly to more than 40 investors and accelerators. The pitchers…

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Pitch deck
The 5 Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

The pitch deck has to be tastefully designed in order to help you achieve the desired results and to present your startup, business plan and even your company vision in the right way. There are many things that you should consider when you create pitch deck for your next pitch: the number of slides, their…

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Body language
Can Bad Body Language Ruin Your Pitch?

There are many ingredients of a perfect pitch. Some of them are least important than others, yet there are some small details, which can turn your pitch into disastrous situation if you overlook them. Don’t let a small detail to ruin your pitch and make sure that you think and prepare everything for the big…

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Three Reasons to Follow Up After Meeting with Investors

All entrepreneurs know that it is never easy to arrange a meeting with prominent investor. This is why one of the biggest opportunities, which networking and pitching events present to all startup teams, precisely the opportunity to meet with notable investors, is good enough reason to attend as many of these events as you could.

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Changing Perspective: Pitching Through the Eyes of Investors

One of the key ingredients of a successful pitch is the right preparation, which always need to include a research on the investors that you are going to pitch in front of. Knowing your audience is key element of success – it gives you better chances of including the right elements in your pitch. Knowing…

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