The Pitch

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Named 'the best business podcast on startup life' by Fortune. Listen as real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors—for real money. In each episode, we take you behind closed doors to the critical moment when aspiring entrepreneurs put it all on the l...Show More


38:42 | Mar 11th

There’s a tried and true playbook in tech: get a ton of users, then figure out how to monetize them. Today’s founder, Ofo Ezeugwu, has plenty of users on his site, but the investors press Ofo about hi...Show More
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We do believe the virus will have lasting effect on business models but if the founders are the ones you bet on, they will adapt

34:58 | Mar 4th

Tiffany Walling McGarity called in to the show and you, our listeners, voted her on to pitch the investors. But from the moment she stepped in the room, it was clear that this pitch would play out dif...Show More
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This pitch was a trainwreck. Yikes...

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30:23 | Jan 22nd

Ben Trenda thinks he can stop the trolls on Twitter and other social spaces. He’s building Goodtalk, where famous people can have public one-on-one conversations without interruption. But if you strip...Show More
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The twist at the end at the follow-up post-pitch pretty much shows why Twitter is the way Twitter is whether we like it or not 😏

32:46 | Sep 4th, 2019

What if you could listen to the exact same music as your favorite celebrities, at exactly the same time? That’s the question that drove NFL lineman Jason Fox to build an app for that. An app called Ea...Show More
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The investors were *super* excited about this pitch but with a huge catch. Interesting concept and a guy with a significant background advan...Show More

33:22 | Aug 14th, 2019

Founder Rahul Jindal might be the king of bootstrapping. And when investors see similarities between his startup, Hyde Closet, and a billion dollar business known as Rent the Runway, they start dreami...Show More
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Great company and an unexpected outcome for a company that all the investors liked.

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