Fundamentals to use when Pitching Investors

Paul O’Brien Speaking to Hispanic Hackers Meet-up

Pitching can be a monumental challenge for many entrepreneurs, knowledge, delivery and presence. There’s fundamentals to it.

Paul O’Brien, Founder of Media Tech Ventures and Investor at 1869 Ventures

Paul O’Brien, thought leader, founder, VC, and innovator. If you ask Paul, he refers to himself as a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) who works with innovative companies and venture capital.

“a part time CMO who works with innovative companies and venture capital.”

Paul recently spoke to the Hispanic Hackers community, during their monthly meet-up. This months topic, “How to pitch to investors”.

Paul immediately spoke to the importance of an entrepreneurs “WHY” and “WHO”. The actual perfect pitch leads with two most important but elementary of points: WHY (since we start with that) and WHO (since team is most important to substantiating that you’ll accomplish that mission).

  • Why
  • Who
  • What
  • When
  • Where
  • How
Capital Factory Facebook Live Stream

In an article recently written by Paul titled, “A different way Approach to reaching Angels and VCs” speaking to the importance of understanding the market opportunity and pitching investors the reasons why they should buy-into the opportunity.

Zakary H Llamo-Cohen, a community member’s feedback to the event was..

The meet-up was excellent, and Paul’s talk was incredibly helpful. Listening to the other members give their pitches and being able to hear the feedback, as well as being able to give my own, was a very useful tool for developing my own pitch.

The Austin Hispanic Hacker community is closely reaching 1,ooo members strong. And with informative events like these, it’s no wonder why the community is growing. Many of the meet-ups focus on educating the community on topics covering technology and entrepreneurship.


Special thanks to Austin Hispanic Hackers for putting on an informative meet-up alongside sponsors Betterbeehive Project, ThinkandZoom, and Mindsight for sponsoring the pizza, Capital Factory for streaming the event and Paul O’Brien for speaking.

Interested in joining Hispanic Hackers or Media Tech? Meet-up links below.


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