Next Jump

New York Tech Meetup

Gay Tech Meetup

Latino Startup Alliance

Black Founders

Next Jump

Next Jump is the premier provider of internet-based next generation Rewards and Loyalty programs to corporations, affinity groups and institutions worldwide. Better ME + Better YOU = Better US.

Sheppard Mullin

Sheppard Mullin is a full service Global 100 firm handling corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. From our 15 offices in North America, Europe and Asia, we offer global solutions to our clients around the world, providing seamless representation in multiple jurisdictions.


Breather creates beautiful spaces so you can be productive. Download our app and make yourself at home. Find beautiful, private spaces that can be reserved for any length of time – a short 30 minute recharge or an entire day of productivity. It’s up to you.

Investor Pet Peeves You Must Avoid in a Startup Pitch

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-05-14

No matter how much preparation goes into it, an investor meeting pitch might not go perfectly--some founders and investors simply might not be the right fit for each other. However, fund-seeking entrepreneurs can maximize their chances and improve their fit by avoiding certain pitfalls.

In the video below, funding experts Manu Kumar of K9 Ventures, James Cham of Bloomberg Beta, Adeo Ressi of the Founder Institute, and Alex Gurevich of Javelin Venture Partners describe their worst pitch pet peeves that entrepreneurs should definitely avoid.

(Businessman with angry smoke out of ears image via Shutterstock)

Like this video?


* indicates required

Feedback Form

We welcome your feedback to improve the Institute. Please contact us using the form below, and we will get back to you promptly.
Your Email Address:
Message to the Institute:
What is ? (enter the answer below):
Close Window