One of our next challenges is to write a short pitch (no more than 90 seconds) and pitch it to your investors (a.k.a Sharks) who in this case will be your teachers. The 3 best pitches will be awarded an extra $20 to use in their Kidpereneur business.
10 Secrets to a great pitch!
What do the sharks look for in a pitch? How about in an entrepreneur? It turns out the success of your deal on Shark Tank isn’t just about your idea.
We found that there are indicators of success for entrepreneurs who are more likely to get a ‘yes’ from the sharks. As a viewer, it’s fun to watch for these cues. As a pitcher, it’s essential to know how to use these cues.
We discovered pitch deal makers that drastically increased an entrepreneurs success rate. We also found a deal breaker—a simple flub that destroyed an entrepreneur’s chance of getting a yes. We put these into 10 specific tactics successful entrepreneurs can use to get their own yes. Successful pitches were more effective in 10 ways:
Of course, us teachers also care about your language development. So we will be using the success criteria to give you feedback and the chance to improve.