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How To Create A Pitch Deck

The pitch deck is a presentation that entrepreneurs put together when seeking a round of financing from investors. On average pitch decks have no more than 19 slides.<p>Ultimately founders need two different sets of pitch decks. One version will be with a lot of text and information which will be …

Chinese internet companies are taking over the film industry

Some go further and predict that internet companies will take over the industry altogether.<p>"Filmmaking will be new media-oriented and characterized by the internet," said Feng Jun, a senior analyst with EntGroup, a leading research centre for China's entertainment industry.<p>"It is possible that all …

Box Office

16 of the world's most enormous statues

Taking up to 20 years to build and millions of dollars to create, these 16 enormous creations do just that. They'll stand for centuries as icons of history and culture for visitors to enjoy. From the world's largest reclining Buddha to a 105 foot tall sculpture of Mao Zedong, keep scrolling for a …

Mao Zedong

Disclosing CEO-worker pay gaps makes no sense for Wall Street banks

Part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, the rule has been applauded by many, including The New York Times editorial board.<p>The Times said the requirement could help shareholders make decisions on company performance based on things like morale and turnover.<p>But when it comes to Wall Street firms …

Lessons From A Study of Perfect Pitch Decks: VCs Spend An Average of 3 Minutes, 44 Seconds On Them

DocSend, a startup that provides people with a secure and private way of sharing files like offer letters or legal agreements, studied more than 200 pitchdecks to figure out the right way to graduate from bootstrapped to seed-funded, or from angels to a Series A.<p>They partnered with Harvard Business …

6 Foolproof Ways to Perfect Your Pitch

Follow these tips from former sports agent and master negotiator Ron Shapiro, and you'll get to yes (almost) every time.<p>Entrepreneurs are never finished pitching. From the day they first sell friends and family on a pie-in-the-sky business idea all the way through to the IPO roadshow, entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>We all know that when we give a presentation or speak in front of a group, not only are our words important, but the body language that accompanies them.<p>Your words may give the audience one message while your body sends quite another.<p>As if getting the words …

Public Speaking

Braising Recipes Slideshow

Cooking

London for foodies

Gone are the days when London’s food scene left more than a little to be desired. These days the British capital is recognised as one of the world’s great foodie destinations, where Michelin-starred restaurants battle it out with inexpensive ethnic eateries, where food markets are the new rock ‘n’ …

England

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …