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MaRS Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshop: Pitching to Investors
March 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops are experiential, hands-onworkshops facilitated by experienced entrepreneurs. The workshops offer ventures tools, mentoring and peer feedbackto 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? // February 21, 2018, 9:00am – 1:00pm
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 // March 2, 2018, 9:00am – 1:00pm
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 8:30am. The workshop will begin promptly at 9:00am.