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WEtech/MaRS Entrepreneur's Toolkit Workshop – Pitching to Investors

April 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(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

Session 1 – What do investors & stakeholders want to know? // April 12, 2018 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm

In this session, participants will focus on gathering and structuring the information required to effectively engage with investors. Using the essentials of effective communication, you will craft a compelling narrative that will help your venture to stand out in front of investors and other stakeholders.
Deliverable: A summary of the 10 key components that form your investment story.

Session 2 – Creating your pitch // April 19, 2018 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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 will open at 12:30pm and the session will begin promptly at 1:00pm.

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 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 and upon completion of our post-workshop survey. 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.

2. General Attendance Fee

Purchase this ticket if you are not currently a member of a regional innovation centre. This ticket type is not refundable.
**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.
If you would like more information on our workshop programs or how to become a client of a regional innovation centre, please contact workshops@marsdd.com.
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April 12, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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