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Another day, another pitch opportunity: TiE Oregon Pitch Club takes place October 10

You’re probably getting all prepped to belt out your pitch to the Portland Seed Fund over at Ringlers, but I wanted to let you know that there’s another opportunity to practice your pitch, TiE Oregon is hosting Pitch Club, this Thursday. So whether you nail it tonight or completely flail, you’ll live to pitch again. Read More

Taking Portland pitching to the next level: House of Genius

You know me. I’m always a huge fan of borrowing ideas from other startup communities. But I’m especially fond of Portland borrowing from Boulder. Because they’ve done an amazing job of embracing the startup scene while retaining their own unique culture. Read More

Tonight: Get up and practice pitching your concept or sit back and learn how to pitch your app

Two great events in Portland tonight, which makes it tough to decide where to be when. But hey, good problem to have, right? Right.

So choose now. Are you headed to Mobile Portland or to Pitch Club tonight? Read More

Pitch Club: I am Jack’s complete lack of practice

C’mon. You know it’s true. Your pitch isn’t as good as it could be.

And why is that? No. Nope. No, sorry. The truth is your pitch is weak because you don’t practice it enough. You know it. I know it. And everyone who hears your pitch knows it. Read More

Pitch Club: I want you to pitch me as hard as you can

Someday, I’ll run out of Fight Club lines to massacre while promoting Pitch Club. But unfortunately for you, that’s not likely to happen any time soon.

But what is happening soon is another Pitch Club. Like Thursday night soon. And it’s the perfect time to practice pitching your startup ideas—no matter who or what you’re pitching. Read More

Startups come into Pitch Club a wad of cookie dough. They leave carved out of wood.

It’s that time again. Well, yeah. Time for slaughtering Fight Club quotes to make goofy headlines. But it’s also time for another Pitch Club, this Thursday.

That’s right. Every startup’s favorite way to practice their pitch in front of their peers—and to get the feedback they need to hone their stories. Read More

Pitch Club: Skinny guys pitch ’til they’re burger

Oh you thought you got a summer break? Maybe a little time off during the Rose Festival? Wrong. If you’re going to pitch, you’re going to pitch. Day in, day out. No breaks. No tap outs.

So get ready. Because Thursday night you’ve got another opportunity to pitch. And get criticism on your pitch. Yep. That’s right. It’s Pitch Club time again. Read More

Want criticism and guidance on your elevator pitch? Pitch Club is Thursday night

Your pitch isn’t going to get any better if you don’t practice. And you’re not going to get the kind of critical feedback you need from friends and family. Because, let’s be honest. Your pitch is shaky at best. And it could use some work.

Go ahead, Cornelius. You can cry.

But once you’re finished weeping, pack up your stuff, gird your ego, and head on over to PIE for Pitch Club on Thursday night at 6 PM. You and your pitch will be better for it. Read More

Pitch Club: You’re not your khakis… I mean, unless your startup is about khakis

Yes, friends, it’s that time again. Pitch Club is imminent. As in this Thursday.

And yes—before you ask—you have to pitch. But I know you can do it. You’ve got a great idea or product or prototype or whatever. And you need to practice talking about it. Sorry but you do. So steel your resolve, gird your loins, and get your ass to PIE on Thursday. Read More

Give your mirror and your pets a break. Practice your pitch at Pitch Club instead.

Pitching your startup. It ain’t easy. And it takes practice. But there are only so many times you can talk to yourself in the mirror. Or ask your cat to sit still and listen intently. Besides, let’s be honest. Your cat’s feedback? Suspect. At best.

That’s why there’s Pitch Club. So you can practice your pitch in front of other people who have been standing in front of the mirror a lot, too. Just head on over to PIE, this Thursday at 6:30 PM. Read More

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