The Pitch

The Pitch

Real entrepreneurs. Real investors. Real money.

Go behind the closed doors of venture capital and into the room where deals are made. You'll learn how investors think and why some startups strike gold while others crash and burn.

“This podcast is everything you love about startups and pitches without cutting informational corners. It's raw, innovative, and amazing.” - Listener Review


Recent Episodes

#119 Amateur Golf Society: Venture Capital vs. Private Equity

Sept. 20, 2023

Dan Hershberg loves golf. So much so that he founded the Amateur Golf Society – a PGA-style tour that any golfer can participate in. The investors think his flexible tournament model is a hole in one. But things get complica…

#118 Uncovered: The Business of True Crime

Sept. 13, 2023

If you're murdered in the US, there's only a 57% chance your killer will be found. Jim Brown aims to change this statistic by enabling the massive true crime community to solve cold cases on his website But my…

#117 Lotus: Hardware Hail Mary

Sept. 6, 2023

Despite a decade in engineering at Apple, Dhaval Patel didn’t have any smart technology in his home. So he designed a ring that converts every home into a smart home – using old technology found in your typical TV remote. Bu…

#116 Kimoyo: Is This African Startup Venture Backable?

Aug. 30, 2023

When Mariam Braimah led product design at Netflix she struggled to find participants in Africa to test new products. So she started Kimoyo Insights, a research analytics platform that helps companies like Microsoft & Flutter…

#115 Gemist: The Crown Jewel of Venture

Aug. 23, 2023

When Madeline Fraser tried to design her engagement ring online, she was stunned to find it couldn’t be done. After bringing a cash deposit to a rando in LA, Madeline got her custom ring and, with it, a new business idea. Sh…

Season 10: Deals, Dollars, Drama & YouTube!

Aug. 9, 2023

We’re back for Season 10 with double the digits, double the deals, and double the drama. Your favorite investors return along with some new voices ready to shake up The Pitch Room. And for the first time ever, we’re posting …

#114 Brevity: Your AI Pitch Coach

May 17, 2023

Co-founders Kelvin Johnson and Max Huc know first impressions are everything. That’s why they created Brevity, an AI powered software to help craft a persuasive first pitch. But pitching a pitch product to a room full of pit…

#113 HILOS: Is This The Perfect Business?

May 10, 2023

The fashion industry is one of the most wasteful and inefficient industries on the planet, and Elias Stahl wants to reinvent it. His company, HILOS, is creating an entirely new supply chain for shoes, made on demand with 3D …

Rapid-Fire Recap + San Diego Meetup 🏄‍♂️

April 26, 2023

Our next episode drops in two weeks, until then here’s the recap on what’s been happening at The Pitch. You can check out The Pitch Fund portfolio here , RSVP for our San Diego meetup on June 7th, and most importantly, subsc…

#112 Natrion: The Holy Grail of Battery Tech

April 19, 2023

Alex Kosyakov claims to have discovered the holy grail of battery technology, a solid-state battery capable of mass production for electric vehicles. And with the ever increasing demand for EVs, investors are supercharged by…

#111 Stigma: Whose Business Is It Anyway?

April 12, 2023

Founder Ariana Vargas wants to destigmatize talking about mental health. So she built a social app. No wait, now it’s a Slack app for the workplace? This founder is willing to do whatever it takes to secure investment - mayb…

#110 HandsDown: The Accelerator Pitch

April 5, 2023

Jenna Sereni believes the best product recommendations come from family and friends. That’s the genesis of her social shopping app, HandsDown. Her pitch starts out like normal - until the investors flip the script and start …

About the Host

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Josh Muccio

Host of The Pitch Show // general partner at The Pitch Fund

Josh is an entrepreneur-turned-podcaster at The Pitch. He got his start in 2010, pitching his e-commerce business to a panel of investors to complete his finance degree. After exiting the business in 2014, Josh ventured into the world of podcasting and started The Pitch. The show has been listened to by tens of millions, and to-date, investors on The Pitch have put over $10mm in companies that got their start on the show.