The power of storytelling is vital for any investor or founder. From a founder or entrepreneur's perspective a captivating story can change the trajectory of whether they get funding or secure a partnership with potential investors. As an investor, the ability to have empathy and fully listen to an individual's story or pitch can help de-risk ventures and move forward with due diligence.
On Storytelling School's latest podcast episode, Neal Bloom sits down with Kymberlee Weil to talk about how storytelling can help create bridges between investors and entrepreneurs.
What you will learn in this episode:
- How connections can be a life or business story game changer
- What makes for a great story in your business pitch
- How story pivots can make you more backable as an entrepreneur
1:10 Kymberlee shares her story
3:50 Intro to Neal Bloom
4:15 Neal’s story to entrepreneurship
9:30 Collaborating can accelerate your growth
11:00 Becoming a good investor
12:25 What do investors look for in a pitch
15:35 How storytelling can impact a pitch
18:25 Investors perspective on storytelling
19:55 Intro to Interlock Capital and their network
22:40 How investors use storytelling
24:40 The story of pivots
28:30 What’s a tool to help take your storytelling to the next level?