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.

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

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Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers