7 Tips to Help Nail Your Elevator Pitch

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In an era of increasingly short attention spans, it is important for start-up entrepreneurs to refine their “elevator pitch” or 2-minute speech on their business. The audiences might include potential investors, prospective customers, people who are being recruited or strategic partners. At the first event in the Empress.world Fall 2017 Business Innovation Series a panel of venture capitalist offered tips on how to do this. The panel included Byron Ling from Primary Venture Partners, Meghan…

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Empress.world Fall 2017 Entrepreneurs Round Table Series

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You are cordially invited to join Empress.world for its Fall 2017 Entrepreneurs Rounds Table starting on Tuesday 9/12/17. This series creates the opportunity for entrepreneurs to meet investors and hear insights on particular business sectors. We will also give 5 companies a chance to do their “elevator pitch” and get feedback from our panelists and audience. Tickets are available online at Everbrite. The first event is scheduled as follows: Location: Arlo Hotel NoMad – 11 East 31st Street…

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Leveraging Ying + Yang in B2B Sales

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In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang describe how seemingly opposite or contrary forces can be complementary, interconnected and interdependent, giving rise to each other as they interrelate. This aptly describes Upsider co-founders  Josh McBride + Drew Koloski. Where they came from: Josh was in tech sector sales, often using data to help his sales teams increase their productivity and efficiency. He’s the thoughtful, analytic and focused type that drove this type of introspective. Drew was…

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4 Expert Tips for Start-Ups on the Hunt for the Perfect Office

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While most people secretly dream of being able to work from home, in their pyjamas, the ones who actually do know that it does not last long. Anybody who has started a company from their bedroom or garage can tell you that success is measured by growth. If you are growing fast, it means that the formula is working.   However, it also means that the bedroom is no longer good enough. If you want…

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