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Pitch for Investment

Show your startup value to
VCs and angel investors 

We take pitching seriously. 
So should you!

Take My Word - Pitch Coaching by Louise Mitchell

A compelling pitch and pitch deck can speed up access to investment.

If your pitch is dull and confusing, investors won’t listen.


You need your pitch to stand out above all others so that your business can go from founded to funded.

That’s where we come in.

Whether your startup is pre-revenue or post-revenue, Take My Word provides the investment pitch and presentation coaching you need. We’ll be by your side until you have a captivating pitch that flows like molten gold. The words, the investor deck, your messaging and your conversation delivery will work together seamlessly to tell your business story.
Louise Mitchell of Take My Word is the go-to investment pitch coach and startup advisor. She has guided thousands of founders and executives to ramp up their pitch for success.
Louise’s clients are start-ups, scale-ups, accelerators, universities, incubators, corporates, VCs and angel investors, across the globe.
If you are raising funding and your investor pitch needs work,


Client Reviews

"Louise has a remarkable skill in not only understanding the investor mindset and a keen grasp of the information they need, but an uncanny ability to conceptualize unintuitive or abstract “next-gen” technologies. Louise’s advice is accurate, to the point and effective beyond doubt – trust in her process. You can take our word for it."

Dr Anton Du Preez Van Staden & Ross Vermeulen, 
Stellenbosch University


Start up pitch training services* include:


pitch strategy

pitch documents

elevator pitch

investor pitch deck

investor pitch

1-page pitch

pitch meeting Q&A

startup pitch video

boardroom presenting

pitch deck assessment

pitch demo-day preparation

executive meeting technique

investor relationship management

customer pitching

communication strategy, planning & development for executives & thought-leaders

*Rates for the services above vary from $200 upwards. Group rates are by arrangement.