Yesterday I spent the afternoon at fbFund REV demo day watching 20+ startups pitch to a room of over 100 investors and seasoned entrepreneurs. What's interesting is the pattern I started to see emerging. Some of the best startups not only had the strongest pitch, but also had an amazing person selling! Here's 5 characteristics I noticed and why I think they're the most important when pitching your startup. Have a presence Command the room Tell a story Solid eye
I just got back from the TechCrunch party at www.lewebparis.com. It sucked. Last night was definitely better (MySpace sponsored). The music was great, the people we're lively, and everything seemed too click. That being said, here's what I've learned over the past 2 days by attending LeWeb 08.