Articles and expert guides on perfecting the pitching process, from preparation to presentation.

Startup Funding and Grants

Tips on how to pitch to potential business investors

Funding can be key to the success of a business but securing the deal can be daunting. Mark Pearson of Fuel Ventures offers some tips when pitching to investors.


How to successfully pitch your business idea

Here, we provide some tips on how to build a punchy investor presentation – and how to condense it into a 30-second elevator pitch.


The power of public speaking for a small business owner 

Neil Crespin shares some dos and don'ts when it comes to presenting to an audience.

Finding and selling to customers

The pitching errors small agencies should take care to avoid

In this article, sales expert Andy Preston explains the real-life mistakes agencies make when pitching that often cost them valuable business.


How should I go about pitching to investors?

GrowthAccelerator business coach Keith Angus discusses preparing your small business for investment with a great investor pitch.


Pitching to investors: A first-hand account

Bertie Stephens, founder of online shopping service Flubit, talks about his experience with two pitches for investment and what investors expect.

Business management

The perfect pitch to invvestors

After your business plan has been written, the next stage often involves pitching it to prospective investors. Yet, it's not only the content of the business plan that is being scrutinised, but also the capabilities of the management team. Your pitch is the first step to showing you can succeed.

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks