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A show where real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors--for real money. In each episode, we take you behind closed doors to the critical moment when aspiring entrepreneurs put it all on the line. The Pitch delivers on the high-stakes promise of a live pitch without shying away from the nitty gritty details of what happens after everyone shakes hands and walks out of the room. Hosted by Josh Muccio from Gimlet Media.

A show where real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors--for real money. In each episode, we take you behind closed doors to the critical moment when aspiring entrepreneurs put it all on the line. The Pitch delivers on the high-stakes promise of a live pitch without shying away from the nitty gritty details of what happens after everyone shakes hands and walks out of the room. Hosted by Josh Muccio from Gimlet Media.
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A show where real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors--for real money. In each episode, we take you behind closed doors to the critical moment when aspiring entrepreneurs put it all on the line. The Pitch delivers on the high-stakes promise of a live pitch without shying away from the nitty gritty details of what happens after everyone shakes hands and walks out of the room. Hosted by Josh Muccio from Gimlet Media.

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English


Episodes

Petit Pot: The Proof Is in the Pudding (#35)

5/16/2018
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Max Pouvreau has built gourmet pudding company Petit Pot with his Michelin star background and scrappy customer acquisition. Now he wants VC backing to take it to the next level—and potentially a big acquisition. Today's investors are Jillian Manus, Phil Nadel, Daniel Gulati, and Michael Hyatt. For a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers

Duration:00:33:51

Caribu: Can Storytime Become Big Business? (#34)

5/9/2018
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Max Tuchman is on a roll with Caribu, an app that lets parents and kids read together virtually. But can she convince investors that early success will lead to future returns? Today's investors are Nicole Verkindt, Michael Hyatt, Jillian Manus, and Charles Hudson. Let us know what you think about the show by visiting thepitch.show/survey For a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers

Duration:00:32:53

Tire Agent: What Is a Startup Actually Worth? (#33)

5/2/2018
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Jared Kugel needs a million dollars to get Tire Agent up and running. But things get tense in the pitch room when investors start questioning the value of his company. Today's investors are Jillian Manus, Daniel Gulati, Phil Nadel, and Michael Hyatt. Let us know what you think about the show by visiting thepitch.show/survey

Duration:00:29:37

Boundless: Is Immigration the Next Venture-Scale Business? (#32)

4/25/2018
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The U.S. immigration system is a bureaucratic nightmare. And it’s only getting worse. Founder Xiao Wang has a plan to solve that with his startup, Boundless. Today's investors are Jillian Manus, Daniel Gulati, Phil Nadel, and Michael Hyatt. For more information about our show visit thepitch.show

Duration:00:32:34

PopCom: Are Vending Machines the Future of Retail? (#31)

4/18/2018
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When you think of cutting edge technology, it’s unlikely vending machines pop to mind. But Dawn Dickson has a plan to change that with her startup, PopPom. Today's investors are Jillian Manus, Daniel Gulati, Phil Nadel, and Michael Hyatt. For more information about our show visit thepitch.show For a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers

Duration:00:34:51

Swig + Swallow: Can This Founder Reclaim Cocktail Hour? (#30)

4/11/2018
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Craft cocktails are all the rage—but they tend come with high price tags and long wait times. Swig + Swallow founder April Wachtel wants to bring the craft experience out of the bar and into your home. Today's investors are Jillian Manus, Daniel Gulati, Phil Nadel, and Nicole Verkindt. For more information about our show visit thepitch.show For a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers

Duration:00:33:02

ShearShare: Has This Husband-and-Wife Team Stumbled Onto the Next Airbnb? (#29)

4/4/2018
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When Tye and Courtney Caldwell were having trouble renting space in their salon, they thought: why isn't there an app for this? So they created one. But can they convince investors that their skills will transfer from the barbershop to the boardroom? Today's investors are Jillian Manus, Daniel Gulati, Phil Nadel, and Nicole Verkindt. For more information about our show visit gimletmedia.com/thepitch

Duration:00:40:42

1 Second Everyday: Is This Entrepreneur Ready to Take On Facebook? (#28)

3/28/2018
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Facebook is the undisputed king of social networks. But Cesar Kuriyama thinks his app, 1 Second Everyday, could topple the giant. If he’s going to do that, he’ll need some serious cash. For more information about our show and the investors, visit gimletmedia.com/thepitch

Duration:00:33:44

#27 Qleek Pt. II: What Happened After The Pitch

2/21/2018
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The surprising story of what happened to one startup after its founders pitched to investors—and thousands of listeners. To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.fm/sponsors

Duration:00:27:05

#26 Dynofit

2/14/2018
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Maria Schneider wants to take physical therapy out of the clinic and into the home with the help of a small device. But is her technology the answer patients and doctors have been waiting for? Join the conversation over at thepitch.show/discuss To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.fm/sponsors

Duration:00:33:49

#25 Rex

2/7/2018
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When scientist Amado Guloy saw an opportunity to combine farm animals and big data, he traded the laboratory for the boardroom and created Rex Animal Health. But can he convince investors he’s got what it takes to make it in the business world? Join the conversation over at thepitch.show/discuss To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.fm/sponsors

Duration:00:36:21

#24 unGlue

1/31/2018
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The apps on our smartphones seem to be engineered for addiction. Alon Shwartz wants to fight this with an app of his own: unGlue. Join the conversation over at thepitch.show/discuss To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.fm/sponsors

Duration:00:33:10

#23 Jiobit

1/24/2018
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After John Renaldi lost track of his kid on a trip to downtown Chicago, he vowed never to be in that situation again. So he created Jiobit, a tiny geotracker for kids. Can he convince investors that his device stands out among a sea of competitors? Join the conversation over at thepitch.show/discuss

Duration:00:34:35

#22 Lunar Wireless

1/17/2018
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Hunter Rosenblume is pitching Lunar Wireless, a company he co-founded as an answer to pricey cell phone plans. But getting investors to gamble on a 22-year-old who claims he can take on a decades-old industry is a hard sell. Is a healthy dose of FOMO enough to change their minds? Join the conversation over at thepitch.show/discuss

Duration:00:39:00

#21 Metabrew

1/10/2018
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Romy Raad and her cofounder have created Metabrew, a healthy beverage they believe could replace your morning coffee. But can they get investors buzzing about this plant-based substitute? Join the conversation over at thepitch.show/discuss

Duration:00:34:10

BONUS: We Answer Your Questions

12/27/2017
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We opened up our phone lines and you delivered—with questions about entrepreneurship, pitching, and the show. Thanks to everyone who reached out! For more information about the show and our investors, visit thepitch.show.

Duration:00:15:46

#20 Harper Wilde

12/20/2017
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The founders of Harper Wilde want to take the B.S. out of bra shopping. That means convincing our investors that they’ve found a way to turn it from a major inconvenience into an easy at-home experience. Join the conversation over at thepitch.show/discuss

Duration:00:40:44

#19 SandBox Commerce

12/13/2017
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When Sterling Smith left his job as a software developer to start Sandbox Commerce, he knew he had the skills to build great mobile apps. But in a world where it seems everybody has an app, can he convince investors there’s really an opportunity here? For more information about our show and the investors, visit thepitch.show.

Duration:00:39:40

#18 ROWViGOR

12/6/2017
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Co-founders Kevin Allen and Moses McCall think rowing is the next big trend in fitness. To cash in on their hunch, they need to convince investors they can make waves in a space already crowded with competitors. For more information about our show and the investors, visit thepitch.show.

Duration:00:35:07

#17 Investor Spotlight: Jillian Manus

11/29/2017
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You’re probably familiar with Jillian Manus the investor—but in this episode, we dig in a little deeper to understand how she became the VC force she is today. For more information about our show and the investors, visit thepitch.show.

Duration:00:23:49

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