As an investor on ABC's "Shark Tank," Kevin O'Leary has heard a decade of pitches — the good, the bad and the wacky. If anyone knows the perfect pitch, it's him.
In fact, there's a three-part formula to a successful pitch, O'Leary tells CNBC Make It.
"[It] doesn't determine the outcome of the business," O'Leary notes. "But these three are found in every case where an entrepreneur is successful in getting money."
Here's how to get an investor to write you a check, according to O'Leary: