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Early Stage Strategy & Financing Series | Pitching vs Closing: The Ted Talk Model
May 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
This presentation explores how to pitch your company to critical audiences including: investors, clients, customers, partners, suppliers, shareholders, and employees. From short encounters to formal presentations this workshop helps you get your thoughts and ideas out there effectively.
Key questions explored:
- What are the main elements in a good pitch?
- What type of presentation is best suited to target audiences?
- How do I avoid common mistakes and compel the audience?
This brown bag lunch event is put on by Jim Franklin. Each workshop will have a new topic. Our next workshop will be on May 13th, stay tuned for more details.
Speaker Bio: Jim Franklin is a retired senior US Air Force officer and pilot having served as a foreign military sales director, technology development and research manager for a variety of cutting edge technology companies, and as Chief Financial Officer for six early stage companies during capital financing and strategic business development. He is currently principal and founder at Prodigy Capital Consulting, specializing in strategic planning and financial services to clients within a variety of industries to include aerospace and defense, international technology, entertainment, security, healthcare, pharmaceutical, transportation, logistics management, information technology, senior care, manufacturing, renewable energy, real estate development, and non-profit foundations.
StartWheel’s mission is to centralize and mobilize efforts that foster the growth of entrepreneurism in our regional innovation economy. We aim to support and cultivate an entrepreneurial network in HRVA where talent, resources, information and leadership come together.