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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

Can This Startup Help Retailers Take on Amazon? (#41, Shipsi)

8/15/2018
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Amazon is on track to grab nearly HALF of all online retail sales this year. But not if Chelsie Lee’s startup Shipsi has a say in the matter. She wants to give online retailers the ability to compete, by helping them offer super speedy shipping. But it might not be easy with the retail Goliath breathing down her neck. Today's investors are Jillian Manus, Phil Nadel, Nicole Verkindt, Michael Hyatt, and Charles Hudson.

Duration:00:38:58

Three Startups Enter. Only One Will Leave. (#40)

8/1/2018
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At The Pitch’s first-ever live show, three startups face off: Honeyfi, a budgeting app for couples; CBlocks, a cryptocurrency starter kit; and OpenBottle, an app to help people try high-end wines. But can the investors agree on which company should take home the prize?

Duration:00:52:12

Hacking VC: Josh interviews Arlan Hamilton

7/18/2018
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Josh sits down with Backstage Capital CEO Arlan Hamilton at the 2018 SXSW festival to discuss her unique path from tour manager to VC.

Duration:00:36:43

Introducing We Came To Win

7/2/2018
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Today we bring you an episode of a new Gimlet show, We Came to Win.It’s a podcast that tells the stories behind the World Cup’s biggest moments and the tournament’s most legendary heroes. In this episode, host Nando Vila takes us back to 1989. At that time, the United States was a soccer desert, but it had just won a bid to host the 1994 men’s World Cup. But if the U.S. was going to prove it deserved that honor, it would need to get its team to qualify for the 1990 World Cup — and they...

Duration:00:40:49

Bluffworks: This Pitch is Damn Near Perfect (#39)

6/13/2018
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Stefan Loble wows the room with his near perfect pitch for Bluffworks, a company that makes travel-business attire. But is his compelling story enough to get investors to sign on? Today's investors are Nicole Verkindt, Michael Hyatt, Jillian Manus, and Charles Hudson. For a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers

Duration:00:47:20

LOLI: A Beauty Industry Veteran Goes Rogue (#38)

6/6/2018
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Tina Hedges believes the future of beauty is all-natural, organic products. But the investors aren’t sure what to make of her food-grade products for your face. Today's investors are Nicole Verkindt, Michael Hyatt, Jillian Manus, and Charles Hudson. For a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers

Duration:00:32:00

inRecovery: Can Tech Solve America’s Drug Crisis? (#37)

5/30/2018
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Founder David Sarabia’s experience with drug addiction inspired him to build an app, called inRecovery. It’s meant to help people who are in rehab. But can he get the rehab centers on board? Today's investors are Nicole Verkindt, Michael Hyatt, Jillian Manus, and Charles Hudson. For a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers

Duration:00:32:37

Hostfully: When Two Startups Love Each Other Very Much... (#36)

5/23/2018
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Margot Schmorak says half of all vacation rentals aren’t listed online—and she sees that as a big opportunity for her startup. But things get messy in the pitch room when Margot reveals that her company comes with a little extra baggage. Today's investors are Jillian Manus, Daniel Gulati, Phil Nadel, and Nicole Verkindt. For a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers Margot will be doing an AMA on Reddit where you’ll be able to ask any...

Duration:00:34:42

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