By Rebecca Lipon (Application & Judges Coordinator, PITCH Competition 2012) Competitors for PITCH 2012 have two more weeks to submit their applications! If you’ve been considering applying, read this: DO IT! This is the time of The Lean Startup — start early, iterate often. Applying to PITCH is a great way to access investors and [...]
Posts Tagged "Startup Competition"
By Rebecca Lipon (Application & Judges Coordinator, PITCH Competition 2012) Pitching your early-stage startup is hard work – and investigating funding sources is a serious task for those who want to go big. There is no secret sauce for startup success, but early exposure to VCs is a key component in getting investment and iterating [...]
By Allie Maltese (Marketing, Global Strategic Management Institute) Global Strategic Management Institute is proud to present the Enterprise Tomorrow Conference & Exhibition (September 13-15, 2011 in San Francisco) featuring the first ever startup competition, VentureEngine. The competition is geared towards companies and products focusing on innovative enterprise software and technologies with the market of the [...]
Competition heats up the space. You can use their successes to catapult yours. If you do your homework, you should have some idea as to their business plan, revenue or fundraising stage, so plan around those so you can leverage their announcements to drive attention to you. It shows potential partners and investors that something [...]
By Sara Rosso (VIP Services Engineer, WordPress) I love podcasts – I wrote A Guide to Podcasts and recommended some podcasts for food lovers, tech lovers, and everyday listening. I run my own all-Italy podcast called Eye on Italy. One of my favorite podcasts is the Harvard Business Review IdeaCast — ideas for leadership, business, [...]
By Rebecca Woodcock (Co-Founder, Cake Health) Two weeks ago, my startup co-founder and I launched Cake Health’s private beta on TechCrunch. Around that time, Cake Health’s competition in the healthcare space led us to have a conversation about why such competition was a good thing. Learning about a competitor can initially feel like impending doom, [...]