The Pitch

The Pitch

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A show where real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors—for real money.
Teamable (S02 Ep12)
Aug 30 • 36 min
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.Our Sponsors: It’s Worth Doing Right | Marriott Rewards…
Tesloop (S02 Ep11)
Aug 23 • 31 min
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.Our Sponsors: It’s Worth Doing Right |…
Sudden Coffee (S02 Ep10)
Aug 16 • 31 min
Two entrepreneurs believe they have the secret to making premium instant coffee. Will their startup hold up to a taste test with investors?Our Sponsors: It’s Worth Doing Right | Twenty20 | Google Cloud’s GSuite
TuckrBox (S02 Ep09)
Aug 9 • 33 min
Co-founders Meghan Carreau and Alex Payne are pitching their food delivery service built on noble ideals of making kids healthier and reducing headaches for parents. Can the founders convince investors that their startup will actually deliver on those…
Hykso (S02 Ep08)
Aug 2 • 34 min
Could a little sensor designed to measure punches be the next big hit in a long line of fitness fads? The founders of Hykso think so. Now they just need to last a few rounds in the ring with our investors.Our Sponsors: Twenty20 | It’s Worth Doing Right |…
Shimmur (S02 Ep07)
Jul 26 • 36 min
The social media landscape is a veritable graveyard of failed startups, but Matthew Peltier believes his company, Shimmur, is different. With a growing user base and a solid plan for revenue, he’s almost ready to go… all he needs now is a few hundred…
Guru Games (S02 Ep06)
Jul 19 • 35 min
Between classes, part-time jobs, and social lives, college students Evan Thomas and Troy Pettie have been moonlighting to build a business they hope will bring millennials back into casinos. Will our investors be willing to take a gamble on Guru Games?Our…
FITGuard (S02 Ep05)
Jul 12 • 35 min
Concussions have cast a major shadow over contact sports, from youth leagues to the pros. But entrepreneur Anthony Gonzales thinks he can fix it by putting a gadget in the mouths of athletes. Now he just has to convince investors to put their dollars…
Skylights (S02 Ep04)
Jul 5 • 35 min
David Dicko is bringing virtual reality to the skies. It’s an ambitious plan, and he’s going to need $1.8 million to take off in a punishing market. Will the investors trust his team to succeed where so many others have failed?Our Sponsors: It’s Worth…
Industrial/Organic (S02 Ep03)
Jun 28 • 30 min
Most of us stop thinking about our food scraps once we take the trash to the curb. Not so for Amanda Weeks, who started a food waste company designed to reduce harmful greenhouse gases. Now she just needs investors to get behind her plan to save the…
iMirror (S02 Ep02)
Jun 21 • 32 min
The hotel room hasn’t been significantly disrupted since the addition of the television in the 1950s. Pieter Boekhoff wants to change that—by transforming what happens when we look in the mirror. But first, he has to convince investors that there’s money…
Babyscripts (S02 Ep01)
Jun 14 • 34 min
Juan-Pablo Segura has built an app that he’s sure will revolutionize the way expectant mothers receive medical care. But first he needs to convince a panel of investors to bankroll his plan—to the tune of a million dollars. Our SponsorsIt’s Worth Doing…
Introducing Season 2… from Gimlet Media
Jun 6 • 2 min
The Pitch returns with a new season now from Gimlet Media. A show where real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors—for real money. Hosted by Josh Muccio. Premieres June 14th.
#12 Calling All Angels
Jun 2 • 7 min
Josh pitches Sheel in this episode as we go back to our roots and take you behind-the-scenes of our show.
#11 BajaBoard
Oct 5, 2016 • 16 min
George Li pitches his all terrain electric skateboard to investors. Then Sheel Mohnot and Nathaniel Krasnoff with Wildcat Venture Partners decide whether or not they will invest in today’s startup, BajaBoard.
#10 Everlance
Sep 21, 2016 • 20 min
Alex Marlantes pitches his expense tracker and automatic mileage log app to investors. Then Sheel Mohnot and Michelle Tandler with Trinity Ventures decide whether or not they will invest in today’s startup, Everlance.
#9 CNote
Sep 14, 2016 • 15 min
Catherine Berman pitches her savings product that crushes the market rate using CDFIs. Then Mar Hershenson with Pear Ventures and Alex Davidov with Core Innovation Capital decide whether or not they will invest in today’s startup, CNote.
#8 Andromium Superbook
Aug 24, 2016 • 26 min
Andrew Jiang pitches his new laptop operating system for Android phones. Then Nikhil Kalghatgi with Vast Ventures determines whether or not he will invest in today’s startup, Andromium.
#7 Silvernest
Aug 17, 2016 • 19 min
Wendi Burkhardt pitches her roommate-matching service for empty nesters with space to share. And Anarghya Vardhana with Maveron determines whether or not she’s interested in investing.
#6 Fuse
Aug 10, 2016 • 18 min
Anna Tolmach pitches her inventory forecasting startup Fuse to angel investor Pete Kazanjy and Neil Devani from Rothenberg Ventures.
#5 Copia
Jul 27, 2016 • 21 min
Komal Ahmad pitches her social enterprise startup Copia to Zanoon Nissar from Google.
#4 Sun Exchange
Jul 20, 2016 • 19 min
Abe Cambridge pitches his South Africa based startup Sun Exchange to Adam Draper of Boost VC and Sheel Mohnot. Then something happens on our show that’s never happened before.
#3 Birdi
Jul 13, 2016 • 17 min
Mark Belinsky pitches his internet-of-things startup Birdi to investors Carl Fritjofsson of Creandum and Greg Castle of Anorak Ventures.
#2 Toymail
Jul 6, 2016 • 29 min
Gauri Nanda pitches her internet-of-things-for-kids startup Toymail to investors Jake Chapman of Gelt VC and Howie Diamond of Ranch Ventures. Then Sheel deals with a biased investor and Josh brings his mom on the show.
#1 Why The Pitch
Jun 22, 2016 • 6 min
Josh and Sheel talk about what’s going on behind the scenes right now and why they believe this podcast should exist.