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Entrepreneurship: Learn About Pitching

This guide supports UCI’s innovation and entrepreneurship community by connecting users to relevant resources used to conduct research throughout the entrepreneurial process.


Kauffman Entrepreneurs: How to Pitch and Persuade
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From the Kauffman Founders School’s “Leadership and Motivation” series, Daniel Pink shares research-based strategies to create more successful pitches. (6 minutes)

TEDTalk: How to Pitch to a VC

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Angel investor and “The Pitch Coach” David S. Rose’s rapid-fire TED U talk on pitching to a venture capitalist tells you the 10 things you need to know about yourself - and prove to a VC - before you fire up your slideshow. (14 minutes)

Y Combinator: How to Pitch to Investors
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In this short video, Y Combinator's Michael Seibel covers the elements of a 30 second pitch, a 2 minute pitch, when to fundraise, and how to setup investor meetings. (14 minutes)

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