In this post, I share a simple yet very effective technique you can use to help calm your nerves before delivering your pitch.
Key takeaways from a panel with 5 top EU accelerators last week, looking at how the landscape is changing, plus 10 things startups need to know before they apply.
When you’re presenting your 5-minute startup pitch to investors, the less you give them on the slide, the better. Remember, YOU are the focus of your pitch, not your slides! Your slides are just there to support you.
How we think we influence people, and how we actually influence them, is very different. We assume WHAT we say is most important. To have an impact, what’s said must also align with HOW we say it.
Young innovators are bringing fresh perspectives and elegant solutions to old problems. Technology is giving them a voice and empowering them.
In this video, I’ll show you which voice is most effective when presenting and how to get the most from it.
Mike Karim is the CEO of Oxford Endovascular, a company dedicated to saving patients from brain aneurysms. After working together at the EU Health Catapult competition, he went on to raise £2m.
In this video, I’ll show you two simple but powerful techniques that will ensure that no matter how thick your accent, your message always comes through loud and clear.
How do you take information that’s specialised, complex and often emotionally dry and bring it to life for a non-technical audience? It’s a common challenge for my clients, many of whom work in science and tech and seek investment from people far removed from their...
No matter how many times I present my process, I know it’s the first time my audience will experience it.
Jonathan Risley is the CEO of #ThinAir, a company on a mission to transform the way we source clean drinking water, providing their water-generating technology to rural communities, future cities and drought-stricken areas.
Instead of looking inward, focus on your audience. Ground yourself in your purpose. See the opportunity for what it is: a chance to share your passion and help others benefit from its value.
Know what to rehearse, why it’s important and the outcome you want to achieve.
Milan Samani is the CEO of TIL Ventures, who work with governments, multi-lateral development banks and 30 of the Fortune100 companies to build venture accelerators, develop market creation capabilities and drive intrapreneurial innovation.
In this video I look at why people fail to inspire confidence in investors and offer advice on how you can present the very best version of yourself.