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Pitching to Investors, Session 1: Entrepreneur’s Toolkit
October 13, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm$100
Pitching to Investors
(2 sessions, 4 hours each)
Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops are experiential, hands-on workshops facilitated by experienced entrepreneurs. The workshops offer ventures tools, mentoring and peer feedback to solve specific problems and develop essential business components.
In each four-hour session you will generate a deliverable that you will use frequently in the business development process.
Session 1 – What do investors & stakeholders want to know?
October 13, 2017
9:00am to 1:00pm
In this session, participants will focus on gathering and structuring the information required to effectively engage with investors. Using the essentials of effective communication, you will craft a compelling narrative that will help your venture to stand out in front of investors and other stakeholders.
Deliverable: A summary of the 10 key components that form your investment story.
Session 2 – Creating your pitch
October 20, 2017
9:00am to 1:00pm
This session will focus on creating a powerful narrative and pitch by applying the principles of storytelling. You will be given the opportunity to practice your pitch during the session and obtain feedback that will help you to turn your investment story into a compelling presentation.
Deliverable: A 10-slide pitch deck summarizing your key information.
Doors will open at 8:30am for networking. Sessions begin at 9:00am.
Cost of Workshops
The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops cost $100 to attend. Please note that this $100 fee will cover both sessions within the series. There are two different ticket types that can be purchased:
1. RIC Client Refundable Deposit
Purchase this ticket if you are a client of a Regional Innovation Centre (RIC). When prompted on the registration page, please list the regional centre of where you are a member and your current advisor’s name. You will be refunded your full ticket price at the end of the workshop series and upon completion of our post-workshop survey. The post-workshop survey must be completed within five days of the last day of a workshop series for a registration deposit to be refunded.
2. General Attendance Fee
Purchase this ticket if you are not currently a member of a regional innovation centre.