A persuasive and compelling pitch—when entrepreneurs present their ideas to prospective investors—is necessary to propel most businesses. For social enterprises, in particular, it is the ticket to receiving impact investment and nonprofit grants. At most competitions, a typical pitch lasts only a few minutes, but perfecting it takes hours of crafting, editing, practicing, and fine-tuning. Like the social impact ecosystem itself, pitching requires feedback and support from all parties involved. Read on for steps on how to prepare and deliver a pitch, including advice from our own Fellowship program portfolio managers.
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