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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

#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

#16 Qleek

11/15/2017
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After Ismail Salhi discovered his father’s old record collection gathering dust in the attic, he teamed up with Johanna Hartzheim to create Qleek. Together they hope to marry the nostalgia of vinyl with the convenience of digital music. But first they need investors to catch on to their tune. For more information about our show and the investors, visit gimletmedia.com/thepitch

Duration:00:38:58

#15 Shift

11/8/2017
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When Mike Slagh left the military, he wanted to find a job in tech, but he couldn’t get his foot in the door. And then he found out that he was one of approximately 300,000 service members who every year struggle to make the transition back into the workforce. So Mike decided to do something about it and started Shift. For more information about our show and the investors, visit gimletmedia.com/thepitch Our show is produced by Josh Muccio, Kareem Maddox, and Molly Donahue. We are edited...

Duration:00:38:41

#14 Tushy

11/1/2017
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Miki Agrawal made headlines with the success of her first company Thinx—until she became the headline. Now she's ready for a comeback with Tushy, her new business built on making bidets mainstream in America. But first she has to convince investors she's learned from her past. For more information about our show and the investors, visit gimletmedia.com/thepitch Our show is produced by Josh Muccio, Molly Donahue, and Kareem Maddox. We are edited by Devon Taylor. Our theme music is by...

Duration:00:41:35

#13 Meet the Investors

10/25/2017
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The entrepreneurs usually own the spotlight on our show. But venture capital is a two-way street. On today’s episode, we hear from the people who make deals happen: our investors. Who are they and how did they become the ones calling the shots? For more information about our show and the investors, visit thepitch.show.

Duration:00:25:02

We're back!

10/18/2017
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The Pitch is back on October 25th! The stakes are high as a brand new crop of scrappy entrepreneurs pitch their startups to investors. For more information about our show and the investors, visit thepitch.show.

Duration:00:02:16

Gimlet Presents: Uncivil

10/11/2017
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The Pitch will be back on October 25th! While you anxiously await its return, check out Uncivil, a brand new podcast from Gimlet Media. America’s divided. And it always has been. Uncivil, Gimlet’s new history podcast, takes you back to a time when America was so divided that it split in two. In each episode, hosts Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika ransack the official history of the Civil War… that boring, safety-first version you were taught in school. They’ll bring you untold stories of...

Duration:00:24:56

#12 Teamable

8/30/2017
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Entrepreneur Laura Bilazarian has an innovative solution for helping companies find great talent. But to convince investors, she’ll need to walk a razor’s edge between confidence and cockiness. For more information about our show and the investors, visit gimletmedia.com/thepitch

Duration:00:39:08

#11 Tesloop

8/23/2017
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Haydn Sonnad pitches his plan to revolutionize regional transit on the back of Tesla’s electric charging network. But there’s a catch: this entrepreneur has to run his company between English class and Algebra. Extras: Tesloop website | Haydn asks Elon Musk a question For more information about our show and the investors, visit thepitch.show.

Duration:00:33:52

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