Event Details

FREE! Pitch Practice: How to Pitch to Investors and Get the Deal!


June 5, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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Raising money is a difficult and stressful task for startup Founders.Founders struggle to get the right combination of facts and projections to persuade investors to put in money.

This workshop is an intro to the longer pitch program. It covers to the two main parts of pitching:

  1. What to say
  2. How to say it

On this webinar you will learn:

  1. The five step elevator pitch to get to the point in 60 seconds.
  2. The standard topic for each page of the pitch deck, (for 90% of the startups)
  3. How to use your customer “use case” in a story to show what your product does
  4. The four key background points to set your pitch in the right direction
  5. The key item two thirds of startup pitches leave out that is critical to customer adaption
  6. The essential key points investors are looking for

This workshop is an intro to a four day workshop that speaker, entrepreneur and thought leader Steve Austin has presented to accelerators in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, in Asia and Europe.This content was derived from interviews with angel investors and venture capitalists in attendance at over 100 pitch to investor events where Steve’s students have pitched.

This workshop focuses on what angel investors and venture capitalists have indicated they are looking for in startup pitches.

Don’t waste more time with weak pitches.

Learn how to focus on the essential points and get the deal.

Scale your Innovation into Revenue!™

About the Speaker:

Steve Austin is a 25-year veteran of Silicon Valley and the founder of Silicon Valley iLab.He has worked with over 2,500 startups—giving him a unique insight into challenges and secrets to success when it comes to being an entrepreneur. Dozens of startups have raised funds and scaled up after attending Steve’s workshops.

Steve has presented workshops in Silicon Valley, San Francisco and around the world. He has spoken at conferences at Tsinghua, Geju and SUES Universities in China and at incubators and accelerators in in Austria, Korea and Turkey.

Steve holds a BS in Finance and Chemistry. For fun, enjoys playing the guitar and hiking.

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