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Do You Have The Perfect Pitch?

Sir Richard Branson will be The Perfect Pitch 2009's keynote speaker (and poster boy).

Sir Richard Branson will be The Perfect Pitch 2009's keynote speaker (and poster boy).

The Perfect Pitch 2009

Billionaire Sir Richard Branson will be the keynote speaker at The Perfect Pitch 2009, a Los Angeles conference that brings together influential investors, CEOs and company founders. This ambitious event features many speakers, panels and presentations. The conference seeks to identify America’s best entrepreneurs and introduce them to investors.

*Call to Entrepreneurs* – Perfect Pitch Competition
Entrepreneurs are invited to visit The Perfect Pitch and submit a pitch for the competition. Three entrepreneurs will win airfare, hotel, prizes and the chance to present LIVE to the conference audience, including Sir Richard Branson and dozens of venture capital investors. Details are listed at

microPITCH Twitter Competition
As a lead up to The Perfect Pitch 2009, PerfectBusiness and USA TODAY are hosting the microPITCH Competition on Twitter. Budding entrepreneurs are encouraged to tweet business ideas in 140 characters or less to @perfectbusiness with the hashtag #micropitch. The winner will receive a US$2,500 prize package that includes 2 tickets, airfare, and hotel stay at the conference. Details are listed at


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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