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When it comes to pitching, the odds often seem stacked against startups. Investors reportedly look at pitch decks for only 3 minutes and 44 seconds, and for every 1,000 pitches an investor hears, they only fund 100 companies. But investors aren’t in short supply, so there has to be another reason why the window of opportunity is so slim. What if the problem is how founders are telling their startup story?
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Think back to when you were a kid. What were the stories that engaged you most? Had you sat upright on your bed, wide eyed, and pleading for your parents to keep reading? Probably the ones that had a strong main character, a detailed background, and were just short enough to get your full attention. In many ways, the best investor pitches have the same traits.
Here’s how to create the perfect
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COVID-19 has completely transformed the way we interact with our community due to the safe distance measures that we must respect to mitigate the spread of SASRCov2 . This has meant that actors, brands and content creators use social networks to keep in touch with their consumers. According to the most recent Global Report on the State of Small Businesses , in Mexico, 35% of businesses that are closed are establishing an online presence.
However, this activity is not enough to maintain cash flow in business. Given this, Facebook launched online payment events in 20 countries, a tool that allows page owners to create and organize an event , set a price, promote it, collect payment from interested people and broadcast it live. Everything from one place. This tool like this can help, for example, those businesses that offer live entertainment or classes, digitize their offer, expand their
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DENVER, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Akerna (Nasdaq: KERN), an enterprise software, leading compliance technology provider, and developer of the cannabis industry’s first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) software technology (MJ Platform®), today announced an enhanced integration with Dutchie, the world’s largest and fastest-growing e-commerce solution for cannabis, to provide an optimized experience for cannabis consumers, patients, and business operators.
The integration expands safe online access to cannabis for consumers and patients, particularly at a time where the public health and safety concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic have accelerated the need for online e-commerce solutions across every industry, including cannabis.
“We are incredibly excited about this enhanced integration with an industry leader like Dutchie, which will allow us to deliver a more streamlined, modern online experience to help expand access to cannabis in a safe, compliant manner,” said Nina Simosko, chief commercial officer at Akerna. “We believe
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PHOENIX, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Morrison Consulting, LLC, a Scottsdale-based e-consultancy firm founded in 2005 by John Morrison, and Mode Effect, LLC, a Phoenix-based WordPress and WooCommerce development firm founded in 2010 by Cody Landefeld, announce their merger. The merger joins two established Arizona companies to create a full-service ecommerce consulting, development and management agency.
“Mode Effect and Morrison Consulting have been working together as partners for three years on several projects and already had unified goals,” said Morrison, Chief Executive Officer of the newly merged company. “It was a natural extension of our existing business relationship to merge our teams to make the best use of our resources and experience for continued growth. Our ability to move, pivot, acquire and invest grow much deeper as a unified company.”
Prior to the merger, Morrison had joined Mode Effect as a partner to help Mode