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RIC Centre - Pitching to Investors -March 8 & 15, 2016

RIC Centre

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:30 AM (EST)

RIC Centre - Pitching to Investors -March 8 & 15, 2016

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General Attendance Fee Ended CA$50.00 CA$0.00
ONE Client Deposit   more info Ended CA$50.00 CA$0.00

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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.

What will you get out of the Pitching to Investors workshop series? Watch the video below to learn what other entrepreneurs are saying.  



Workshop Schedule

March 8

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Session 1 – What do investors want to know?

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.


March 15

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Session 2 – Creating your pitch

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 for this workshop open at 8:30am and facilitation begins at 9am.

Cost of Workshops

The Entrepreneur's Toolkit Workshops cost $50 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 a regional innovation centre (Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs). When prompted on the registration page, please list the regional centre 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.


Brampton/Mississauga/Caledon Entrepreneur Centre clients are also eligible for the “ONE Client Refundable Deposit”.


2.     General Attendance Fee

Purchase this ticket if you are not currently a member of a regional innovation centre. You will receive a 10% discount on your ticket price at the end of the workshop series. 

**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.

If you would like more information on our workshop programs or how to become a client of a regional innovation centre, please contact


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Have questions about RIC Centre - Pitching to Investors -March 8 & 15, 2016? Contact RIC Centre

When & Where

RIC Centre
Xerox Research Centre of Canada
2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:30 AM (EST)

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RIC Centre


The Research, Innovation, Commercialization (RIC) Centre was launched in 2008 as a not-for-profit organization supporting the development of innovation and entrepreneurship in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon. RIC Centre provides commercialization support to help new entrepreneurs and seasoned business people take technical innovations to market.

Entrepreneur's Toolkit Workshops are a collection of experiential, hands-on group workshops that will aid entrepreneurs in specific areas of business growth. In a small group setting, entrepreneurs work with peers and advisors to think through and design essential components of their business. All these workshops are supported by Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). The RIC Centre is a proud member of ONE.

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