Crafting a Powerful Pitch with Katie Dunn & Kat Weaver

Power to Pitch


“We’ve helped founders secure so much money just by sticking to the foundations and not doing crazy-flashy things or over-thinking… We had one founder secure $85,000 in one pitch opportunity—the money really is out there.” – Kat Weaver

In this episode of Entreprenista, we’re sitting down with angel investor Katie Dunn and serial entrepreneur Kat Weaver to talk about Power to Pitch, their joint venture that aims to give entrepreneurs the founder and investor perspective for raising capital.  Today, you’ll hear Katie and Kat’s advice on creating the perfect pitch, their tips on how to start raising capital, and their take on why women receive less venture funding than men.  Tune in to hear how Kat and Katie are teaching founders the fundamentals in pitching and their biggest business secrets.

We talk about: 

  • Kat and Katie’s diverse business backgrounds (02:50)
  • In 2023, only 1.6% of venture capital went to women owned businesses (06:25)
  • Cold introductions don’t work (09:28)
  • The attraction of venture capital can be very misleading (10:19)
  • The biggest mistake founders make when crafting their pitch (17:37)
  • The biggest benefit of winning a grant (25:35)


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