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Here’s How To Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

What you need to know to convince people at an elevator pitch competition to give your business money

Many have watched Shark Tank, where contestants pitch products and businesses in hopes of garnering…

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Elevator Pitch Competition Deadline Extended!

You now have a little under a week to perfect and submit your pitch. Best of luck!

Black Enterprise just announced that we have so graciously extended the submission deadline of the…

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Elevator Pitch Competition Tips, Straight from the Judges

Entrepreneurs Summit: The deal makers and deal breakers you should know before submitting your pitch

BlackEnterprise.com has gathered advice from pitch competition judges so that you may have a trusty…

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6 Blunders to Avoid When Pitching to Influencers, Especially at SXSW

Cues from a techpreneur on promoting your business or idea

Film and television actress turned techpreneur Cooper Harris has traversed the SXSW landscape numerous times.…

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Hey, Entrepreneur! Is Your Elevator Pitch Worth $10,000? Prove It.

Submit your two-minute video pitch for a chance to win at the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit has officially opened its highly-anticipated Elevator Pitch Competition, ready for…

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Business Pitch Champions Join Forces to Teach You How to Win Big Money For Your Business

Gwen Jimmere of Naturalicious and Brian Williams of PurchaseBlack.com teach small business owners and entrepreneurs how to raise money without going into debt

“As a culture we generally are not trained how to actively and successfully raise capital.…

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East Coast vs. West Coast: It Matters When Pitching Your Business to Investors

11 tips for altering your startup pitch based on your audience and locale

East Coast vs. West Coast was a common theme that came up during several panel…

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[TechConnext Summit] Recap: How to Deliver a Powerful Pitch to Investors

Tips and advice for experienced entrepreneurs and those pitching for the first time

This panel provided an impressive mix of seasoned Silicon Valley veterans as well as a…

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New Reality TV Pitch Competition For Entrepreneurs

FOX network's Shark Tank-esque show lets entrepreneurs compete for the chance to win $10,000

Produced by Inez Kelley of Kelley Media Marketing, Final Pitch, with its Shark Tank-esque…

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3 Tips to Help Veterans Nail the Elevator Pitch

Effective strategies for post-military employment

How to perfect your elevator pitch for Veterans looking for post military careers.

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Pitch Your Business To Investors At The Entrepreneurs Summit

Learn how to secure millions to jumpstart or grow your business

How can minority entrepreneurs improve their chances of tapping millions of equity investment?

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How to Deliver an Effective Pitch to Get Investors

This strategy may mean the difference between getting capital or going home empty-handed

Learn what it takes to deliver a winning pitch with this step-by-step strategy, and boost…

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$10,000 Elevator Pitch Competition: Are You a Winning Entrepreneur?

Submit a 2-3 minute video pitch to win

Many have watched Shark Tank, where contestants pitch products and businesses in hopes of garnering…

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Entrepreneurs Summit All-Stars: Moziah Bridges, the Next Generation of Fashion Stars

Last year’s Teenpreneur of the Year is headed toward a takeover

Black Enterprise’s Teenpreneur of the Year at the 2014 Entrepreneurs Summit designs bow ties with…

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3 Ways to Stand Out in a Saturated Market

Use this strategy to make your business brand more competitive

Here are three tips for becoming a bigger fish in an already large pond.

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[RECAP] Innov8tiv Hosts Networking and Elevator Pitch Event for Millennial Women

Women of color had the opportunity to practice and connect with other entrepreneurs

On Tuesday Feb. 24 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. in Brooklyn, Innov8tiv hosted the event…

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Hennessy Honoree: 3 Savvy Branding Tips from Daymond John

Shark Tank co-star and streetwear pioneer awarded with 11th annual Privilège Award

Shark Tank investor and streetwear pioneer Daymond John offers 3 branding strategies for small business…

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Tiphub Hosts Diaspora Demo Day at the World Bank

Entrepreneurs came together to pitch Africa-centered startups

Tiphub Hosted Diaspora Demo Day at the World Bank in Washington D.C., where entrepreneurs showcased…

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$1.7 Billion Raised: Data Shows Pitch Competitions Are Worthwhile

An alternative but viable source for entrepreneurs to raise capital

Since its inception in 2009, SXSW Accelerator (SXSWi’s pitch competition) alumni have collectively raised $1.748…

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Capital and Resources for Inner City CEOs

ICCC set to host conference in New York City to join business leaders with capital investors

After a successful program year, Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is now gearing up for…

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