Cofounder of The Frozen Farmer, President of Sales and Marketing at Evans Farms and Shark Tank Winner.
One of my company’s primary growth strategies is pitching to investors and retailers. Crafting a well-developed, thoughtful and timely pitch and getting investors to listen is one of the most valuable skills to have when scaling a business. But that skill only comes through practice and experience.
Whether or not you walk away with cash from a pitch meeting, the experience is sometimes more valuable than the investment. With that in mind, here are the top five lessons I’ve learned from the pitches, investments and scaling strategies that have grown our company and can help yours grow, too.
1. Be organized.
The investment opportunity that truly changed the course of our company happened to fall right during our busy season. The application for this particular investment opportunity was…