Are You A Budding Entrepreneur? It’s Time To Pitchi

Ok, so you have probably become aware that video is just-sorta-kinda taking over the internet. This is big news for anyone who likes to read anything, learn anything or buy anything online (ok, so that’s all of us.Tick.)

You may have even started seeing the odd fashion retailer pushing the boundaries by switching their static product photos into actual video of the models moving around. (See our recent story on a local Australian fashion label, Ambition Fashion who is doing just that.) So, what if I was to tell you that there is now a brand new online selling platform that is 100% video-based?

It’s all becoming very Star Trek isn’t it. Time to upgrade your broadband plan.

Meet Pitchi. Pitchi.com is an innovative online video selling platform, designed to help people sell and buy online in the most personal, engaging and interactive way. Turning the whole online selling thing on it’s head, Pitchi is combining 21st century technology with the age-old desire for people (in this case buyers and sellers) to connect.

In the Pitchi world, sellers are able to “pitch” their wares through video in a way that’s a lot more personal and engaging than typical online retailing. Reminiscent of the sort of interaction you would expect out of a bricks and mortar store, buyers are encouraged to fully engage with and explore the story of what’s on sale, building up a true sense of appreciation beyond a simple transaction.

One of the best elements of this website in my mind, is the ability for entrepreneurs from all walks of life to step out with their products and get themselves (as well as their all-important merchandise) in front of a global audience. There is zero cost for listing via the platform, meaning that anyone with a product and a video recording device can participate. Once upon a time, this was completely unheard of!

With the community feel embodied in Pitchi, it is not only a refreshing change on the retail landscape but quite a liberating turn of events for entrepreneurs who often lack support, funds and the required exposure to take their brands to the next level.  As Pitchi itself says “We believe a Pitchi video can be a tool for empowerment of the entrepreneurial spirit to connect and support buyers and sellers in a digital world.”

Here is one of my favourite clips that is currently listed on the website. Wooden Bow-Ties, it’s a really enjoyable watch.

So, if you’re an entrepreneur and would like to take your first step to meeting buyers (or perhaps getting spotted by a big investor) then definitely head to Pitchi.com and check it out. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain! If you are buyer, and want to see some fun and quirky products being talked about by some even more interesting vendors, then again – hop over and take a browse around.

You can check out Pitchi on Facebook and Instagram!

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15 Comments

  • Reply blueruby Tuesday 6th January, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    i think it takes guts to be entrepreneurial

  • Reply blueruby Sunday 4th January, 2015 at 3:59 pm

    great tips!

  • Reply BellaB Friday 2nd January, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    Sounds interesting, but also a bit of a time suck…

  • Vanessa Roberts - Editor
    Reply Vanessa Roberts Monday 22nd December, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    I know! Things are really happening to foster the entrepreneurial spirit these days. Everyone has a chance to get “out there” which is amazing..

  • Reply pjkat Friday 19th December, 2014 at 8:58 am

    I LOVE this concept! My sister just started up a new business and I’ll be sure to refer her to this article! How exciting are these new open source websites for entrepreneurs! !

  • Reply danidanidanidani Wednesday 17th December, 2014 at 11:43 pm

    Great platform. Wow startups and businesses have so many awesome tools to use now. Before you had to make your own platform to do this sort of stuff which was hard for most that didn’t have the skills or didn’t have the cash to pay someone to do it. It certainly is a great time to be able to share all your awesomeness out to the world.

  • Reply xlilda Monday 1st December, 2014 at 7:59 pm

    Really good concept, especially for start ups!

  • ivysaurus
    Reply ivysaurus Thursday 27th November, 2014 at 11:58 pm

    Interesting my friends looking to start her own brand/store. I’ll should show her this

  • Reply Whatthe Wednesday 26th November, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    I’m definitely not entrepreneurial.

  • Reply krystaldb Tuesday 25th November, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    ‘Catchi’ name

  • Reply candice Tuesday 25th November, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    so cool!

  • Reply sweetz Tuesday 25th November, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    I am not however my son is, will pass on this story to him.

  • Reply amanda6393 Tuesday 25th November, 2014 at 11:37 am

    Yay. More technology I don’t understand lol.

  • Reply snug01 Tuesday 25th November, 2014 at 9:34 am

    Very cool.

  • Reply Whatthe Friday 21st November, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    Hmmm interesting !

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