The Agile Startup Week 19: The Pitch Video Unveiled!

The Agile Startup Week 19: The Pitch Video Unveiled!

During the past few weeks, I’ve mentioned GILD Collective’s pitch at Demo Day, the Oct. 7 event that culminated the Cincinnati-based startup’s time in The Brandery’s formal accelerator program.

I mentioned how I thought it went quite well—acknowledging, of course, that I’m not an unbiased judge of that. (Meaning that I’m part of the crowd that wants to see GILD Collective succeed.)

Without further ado, therefore, I’ll let you watch their pitch and judge for yourself.  (Photo credit: Zackariah Cole Photography.)

Here it is.  

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The Agile Startup Week 18: Aligning for the Next Phase

The Agile Startup Week 18: Aligning for the Next Phase

Last week, I reported how the GILD Collective team went through one of its biggest milestones to date: Demo Day. This was their opportunity to pitch their business to potential investors as the culmination of their journey with The Brandery, a top-notch business accelerator in Cincinnati. In my post last week, I mentioned how GILD Collective CEO Jessie Deye knocked that pitch out of the park. 

I’m fortunate to also have gained access to some wonderful photography of the event. All of these photos (including the image above) are courtesy of Zackariah Cole Photography

To start, 

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The Agile Startup Week 17: Demo Day—Done! Now what?

The Agile Startup Week 17: Demo Day—Done! Now what?

In “startup time,” four months might be roughly equivalent to four years in an established business. That’s because a startup team is quite literally creating new products, services, and routines nearly every day. It’s a continual race toward profitability, all the while dealing with contradictory advice, unexpected obstacles and limited resources. 

Most startup cofounders—if they’re being honest—will likely admit that creating a new business is both exhilarating and depressing, often referring to the experience as an “emotional rollercoaster.” 

Four months ago was when I first started this weekly blog series covering GILD Collective, 

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