An unlikely duo - Kat and Katie were introduced by a founder Kat was hired to help with a pitch and whom Katie had invested in. The two quickly bonded over their mission and love of supporting startups. After countless zooms together, they officially partnered up to give entrepreneurs the founder and investor perspective for raising capital.Start Your Fundraising Journey
THE ENTREPRENEUR PERSPECTIVE
22 of 23 Pitch Competitions won to date.
6-figures worth of capital won to fund her first company.
1st company was sold after 6 years from starting out of her college dorm.
4 appearances on Good Morning America.
7,200+ participants have attended her pitch workshops to date.
350k+ views on her first pitch tips YouTube video posted by FedEx.
1st book she contributed to - The Student Startup Guide - was featured by Tech Stars for her pitch tips.
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THE INVESTOR PERSPECTIVE
$10+ billion in commercial real estate loans originated, underwritten, closed, and asset managed.
1 Patent for the evaluation of real estate transactions.
25-year career focused on finance, due diligence, and strategy.
17+ investments made as an angel investor (and growing every day!).
3 scholarships and 2 internships earned for grad school where I graduated #1 in the entire business school
1st partner in Power To Pitch, bringing the investor perspective to support Kat’s expert storytelling.
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We work on a capital plan based on your current stage, needs, and goals. Fundraising is hard - it's our goal to curate an optimized experience because we give insights from both sides of the table.
We're not an accelerator who requires "all the things". We have strategic education and programming dedicated to raising capital so you can get funded faster and get back to running your company.
We don't waste time with the nonessentials. We guarantee 24-business hour response time and LIVE feedback on our weekly group calls. No fluff. No BS. Just raw advice from real experiences.
"We never thought to craft our story the way Kat and Katie suggested. We can tell that new investors finally get it."
- Founders of Tampon Tribe
"Without Kat & Katie, I would have never won my pitch for Dream Ventures. I am so grateful for their help - they feel like part of my team."
- Founder of Reprise Activewear
"Kat & Katie's expectations of the pitch and audience who’s RECEIVING the pitch has been worth its weight in gold."
- Founder of CHL Analytics
Why We Do It
We see too many amazing founders make the mistake of not starting to prep for fundraising sooner. You always have to start before you're really "ready" and there's never a "perfect time".
We are on a mission to help startup founders go from confused & frustrated about pitching to confident & prepared. We get founders to concisely communicate what they do in order to take advantage of funding opportunities to get funded faster.
Our methods get you investor-ready so that there are no surprises when you start to build relationships with investors.
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OUR ENROLLMENT COACH
Serial Entrepreneur - Kat & Courtney met pitching their first startups.
$30,000 won in pitch competition funding.
35+ Peer-Reviewed Publications with invited presentations of her scholarly outcomes across the U.S. and international level.
Forbes 30 Under 30 Healthcare Candidate - need we say more?
Ph.D in Public Administration and Policy with a concentration in Healthcare Administration (and first-gen in her family!).
$250K+ in scholarship funds received during higher education pursuits.
4.9/5 teaching evaluation across all courses, including those related to administration, entrepreneurship, and operations.
Power To Pitch Team Courtney joined us in supporting more founders earlier this year to further our programming.