Posts Tagged ‘business pitch’

Watch Pitchmen on the Discovery Channel

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Check out Pitchmen, a new show airing on the Discovery Channel. “Pitchmen follows the adventures of Billy Mays and Anthony ‘Sully’ Sullivan, two of the most famous and successful pitchmen in history, as they search the world for inventions they believe they can take all the way to the big time. In each episode, this odd couple of pitchmen partners become potential dream merchants for the inventors they discover.” You can catch excerpts of the show, such as the one below, on YouTube.

Watch business pitches on BBC’s Dragons’ Den

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Check out the addictive BBC show Dragons’ Den, in which¬†entrepreneurs make a pitch for investment to five venture capitalists who decide whether to invest their own money in exchange for equity. Aside from the drama, you can learn a lot about presentation skills and what goes into judging whether a business idea will actually work. You can watch several full episodes, such as the one below, online.