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Venture Noire Pitch Perfect Workshop
Have you had a great idea boiling that you are either working on or developing, but just need a little help explaining it to the world? Have you ever wondered “What might my audience care about?” “Who do I connect with and how?” Or simply: How you can let your audience know that your idea is the best idea for them?
Venture Noire Presents: The Winning Pitch a two-part series coming to NWA to help founders understand the art of pitching. Part 1 will focus on pitching to investors. Many entrepreneurs make the mistake of striking out deals because they understand the fundamentals to pitching their business.
With Special Guest: Brandon Andrews
Brandon Andrews is co-founder of Gauge and Senior Consultant at Values Partnerships he leads the company’s work on technology and entrepreneurship, including leading a nationwide casting tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to ABC’s, Shark Tank and building inclusive ecosystems. Named a Global Innovation Fellow by the U.S. Department of State, he has traveled the world speaking and hosting events on entrepreneurship and innovation.
In this workshop you will learn how to:
- Present your company or product in a more flexible, confident, and authentic way
- Build a pitch deck
- Tell your story
- Package an investment-ready business
- Create a winning pitch
Who should attend:
Walk away from this workshop with the tools and confidence to pitch your business successfully and close the deal!
9:00 - Light Breakfast Kickoff (Immediately Following 1 Million Cups)
9:15 - Intro to Venture Noire
9:30 - How to Pitch to Investors
10:30 - Best Practices
11:00 - Painstorming, what are you solving for?
11:30 - Story Telling: What’s you’re why?
12:00 - Break For Lunch
1:00 - Deal Structure: Legal & Finance
2:00 - Tools, Content & Building A Pitch Deck
3:00 - Hands on Grind Time / Office Hours w/ Venture Noire
4:00 - Happy Hour
(We can not guarantee any deals but we can make sure you’re ready)