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7 tips for pitching your small business to an investor

Saturday, October 31st, 2020

We know that making pitches to potential investors or customers can be nerve-wracking, so here are seven tips to help you get prepared: Know your numbers. Familiarize yourself with the basics: things like yearly sales (volume and dollar amount), cash flow projection and net worth. Know your business. You should be able to describe your business […]

Dragons’ Den season 13 auditions are starting

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

​Dragons’ Den is calling on all aspiring entrepreneurs to present their business pitches for a chance to be featured next season on CBC. Auditions are starting on February 10! Auditions will be open to the public, as producers hit the road visiting Canadian cities coast-to-coast in search of the country’s best business ideas in need […]

5 questions venture capitalists ask small businesses

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

If you’ve never developed or given a pitch to a venture capitalist before, you might not be sure what sorts of questions you should prepare for. When preparing your small business pitch, try to have answers ready for these five common questions.

7 tips for making a small business pitch

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Pitching your small business to potential investors or customers can seem daunting – where do you start? What do you say? Or, it might even seem too easy – just give them all your marketing talking points from your website, right? The truth is, making a good pitch is all about research, information, and openness. […]

Dragons’ Den 2016 auditions are here

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Do you have a great small business idea you want to pitch on Dragons’ Den? Now’s your chance! Auditions for the show’s 11th season are starting this month, and will be in the following cities: Feb. 6 – Toronto, Ontario Feb.10 – Guelph, Ontario Feb. 10 – Regina, Saskatchewan Feb. 11 – Windsor, Ontario Feb. […]

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