What I learned from my first major pitch

Recently I had the unique opportunity to pitch at a major competition, called Apps For Flanders (nothing to do with The Simpsons - it's a town in my home country of Belgium). It excited and frightened me at the same time, as I'd never done a pitch before and I wasn't sure how good I would be at public speaking. It was also quite a technical event (it was all about open data and applications), whereas all I had to pitch was a concept and some accompanying designs.

Although I didn't win the competition, I was complimented on my pitching skills. So in this article I'd like to share my experience with you and what I learned during my first pitch...

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