Shark Tankin’: What presenters can learn from high stakes pitches

Episode 69:
Shark Tankin’: What presenters can learn from high stakes pitches

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This is an episode for: entrepreneurs, presenters and people that love Shark Tank (and Scrub Daddy!).

Molly Geoghegan, Narrative Strategist

Molly Geoghegan

May 18, 2023

Shark Tank is the reality show where passionate entrepreneurs pitch their product to a group of wealthy “sharks”—well-known Venture Capitalists—in hopes of investment funds and expert business guidance.  

It has televised hundreds of pitches and amounted to MILLIONS of investor capital. 

While this high stakes pitch environment isn’t the norm, the pitch structure and presentation of each product or service is well-worth examining—and learning from. 

We brought in Project Manager & lifelong Shark Tank fan Carly McKay who grew up watching these pitches to dissect four outstanding pitches—including a crowd favorite, Scrub Daddy.

About The Author

Molly Geoghegan, Narrative Strategist

Molly Geoghegan is a writer, organizer, and film school dropout. She hikes frequently with her dog, Guinness, and signs up for too many email newsletters. Having lived in Chicago, Paris, Dublin and Galway, Molly has made her way back to the Rockies and calls Denver, CO home.

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Shark Tankin’: What presenters can learn from high stakes pitches