One of Silicon Valley’s top pitch experts, John Livesay, shares how he gets millions for start-ups and how he got fired twice from the same company!
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In today’s episode you’ll hear from corporate sales super star, mediapreneur, and master of the pitch, John Livesay.
John is a funding strategist for tech CEOs to craft a compelling pitch to inspire investors to join their team. He hosts a podcast, The Successful Pitch, where he interviews investors and successful startups who share their stories of what it takes to get funded. He is also a pitch mentor for StartFast.net, one of the top accelerators in New York. He also sits on the advisory board of numerous startups.
He won the 2012 Conde Nast salesperson of the year for the entire company of over 400 global sales people across 23 brands like W, GQ, Vanity Fair, and Wired. He is also the author of The Seven Most Powerful Selling Secrets, which has been translated into Spanish and Russian. He lives out in sunny Los Angeles.