Pitching to Investors
(2 sessions, 4 hours each)
*Doors open at 12:00 pm. Workshops start at 12:30 pm.
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.
Many new ventures need to access external sources of funding to effectively build their product and enter the market.
This workshop series will help you to understand how to create a powerful pitch that you can use to engage investors or other important stakeholders.
Session 1 – What do investors want to know?
February 24, 2017 // 12:30-4:30pm
In this session, participants will focus on gathering and structuring the information required to effectively engage with investors. Using the essentials of effective cmmunication, you will craft a compelling narrative that will help your venture to stand out in front of investors.
Deliverable: A summary of the 10 key components that form your investment story.
Session 2 – Creating your pitch
March 3, 2017 // 12:30-4:30pm
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.
Cost of Workshops
The Entrepreneur's Toolkit Workshops cost $100 to attend. There are two different ticket types that can be purchased:
1. ONE Client Refundable Deposit
Purchase this ticket if you are a client of:
- Innovate Niagara
- St. Catharines Small Business Enterprise Centre
- Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre
Purchase this ticket if you are a client of a regional innovation centre (Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs). When prompted on the registration page, please list the organization of which 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..
2. General Attendance Fee
Purchase this ticket if you are not currently a member of an organization with the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs.
**If you are unable to attend a workshop session, please let us know four business days in advance. We regret that failure to do so may result in the loss of your deposit.
**The post-workshop survey must be completed within four days of the last day of a workshop series for a registration deposit or discount to be refunded.
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