The first pitch to investors is in many ways the company’s first date. It is the investors first experience with you and your company. The end goal is to receive a second date. Yet, with many top notch pitches coming through it takes more than just a solid proof of concept and innovative idea to gain interest. Read more
Rockies Venture Club has a monthly workshop entitled Pitch Academy. Pitch Academy takes entrepreneurs though the art of the pitch. Yes, it is an art. Slide formation, understanding what information needs to be included and general presentation are all touched upon. A key element of any successful pitch is the voice. The voice acts as a hook. Whether excited or coolly confident, the voice grabs, or loses, the audience. Regardless of product or visuals, if the voice is flat there will be minimal interest. Voice elevates a good pitch, to a great one.
There’s a lot to know about angel investing, but the one thing most people miss is how to syndicate a deal. Almost every angel investment deal in an entrepreneur’s company is a syndication and there’s a lot more to it than just getting a bunch of investors together. Read more
On Tuesday August, 25th 9NEWS Tech Correspondent Scott Yates discussed MailDeck, the company that was voted at RVC’s Summer PitchFest for having the best pitch and the best investment opportunity. Read more
RVC hosted it’s first workshop on Strategic Planning for Venture Backed Business earlier this week and Kathleen McFadden, Senior Account Supervisor at McGregor Graham Advertising Agency attended and shared her notes with us. Read more
Some people think only the mega-corporations like Exxon and BP are leading the way in oil and gas investment, but Angel Investors are having an impact as well. In Colorado oil wells can be drilled for $1.5 million – about the same amount as a typical Angel Investment Deal. Angels are profiting from these investments – even after the recent cuts in oil prices. Read more
Rockies Venture Club (RVC) will host its second annual Cannabis Capital Summit on June 16. And what a difference a year makes. The industry and the investors putting money into it have gotten a lot smarter. Read more
Last week RVC hosted a panel featuring 4 of the most influential Venture Capitalists in Colorado. Read more
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