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Startup Pitch Night in SF - 60 Second Pitches & One-on-One Networking Practicum

Startup Pitch Night

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM (EDT)

Startup Pitch Night in SF -  60 Second Pitches & One-on-One...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Attend the Event Ended $5.00 $1.27
Pitch your Startup Ended $5.00 $1.27
Donate to Startup Pitch Night Ended
Tickets at the Door Ended $10.00 $1.54

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San Francisco
Startup Pitch Night

 60 Second Pitches  &  One-on-One Networking Practicum


Are you joining us on May 13th in San Francisco?

  • To practice your 60-second elevator pitch,
  • Receive anonymous scoring feedback from your peers,
  • Compete to win some great prizes (be one of top 3 pitches!),
  • Learn effective networking techniques from an expert Visibility Business Coach, and
  • Practice those techniques 1-on-1 with your peers - all on Monday!


AGENDA

6:30 - Networking, food, beer, and drinks.

7:10 - Brief introduction from the Organizer.

7:15 - 60 Second Pitches (approx. 30-40 people).

8:00 - Guest Speaker - Mary Liu, Founder, Empowered Women Speakers

8:45 - Prizes awarded. Acknowledgement of top winning pitches as per the anonymous audience scoring.

8:55 - Event wrap-up.

9:00 - Networking!

 

THIS IS A PAID EVENT

$5 Online / $10 At the Door

Payment Options
Meetup: PayPal
Eventbrite: Credit Card


60 Second pitches.

Here is the suggested format that we recommend you use:

  • Who are you and what is your background? (5-10 seconds)
  • What is the problem that your product is solving? Or, begin with a story. (10-20 seconds)
  • Explain the product and how it solves the problem. (10-20 seconds)
  • Who do you need on your team (a developer, marketing, designer)? (5-10 Seconds)

 

HOW DOES THIS WORK?

Q: How do we apply to pitch at Pitch Night?

A: You can signup to pitch at the event. No online registration required.

Q: What is the dress code?

A: Feel free to dress as you wish. Typically, there's everything from very casual to highly professional and everything in-between.

Q: Does everyone that attends pitch?

A: No! Some are curious, some want to watch, some come to pitch, and some decide during the event to pitch!

 

Please note:  Whether you RSVP to attend or to pitch, you may change your mind anytime!  Oftentimes, our attendees decide during the event to get up and practice their pitch.  It's a fun and vibrant event - the format is unique and some members return every month!  We ask now if you are planning to attend or pitch just to get a general idea of what the proportion is likely to be.

 

GUEST SPEAKER

Join us May 13th as we welcome our guest speaker Mary Liu to our group to give an interactive presentation on effective business networking - with time for one-to-one practice sessions with your peers.

Learn from a local Visibility Business Coach, accomplished author, and experienced speaker about the ins and outs of what it takes to cultivate new contacts you make, both effectively and efficiently.  Everything she presents tonight is equally applicable to both men and women.

MARY LIU

Founder & Visibility Business Coach, Empowered Women Speakers
Managing Director San Francisco Chapter, eWomenNetwork

Mary provides educational resources for entrepreneurs, speakers, authors, coaches, and trainers wanting to achieve real results in their business using public speaking, networking, social media, and online marketing strategies. Through one-on-one and group coaching programs and workshops, Mary helps entrepreneurs maximize their activities and presence on social media platforms which yields visibility, credibility, and profitability for their business.

 

 WHAT IS STARTUP PITCH NIGHT?

Startup Pitch Night provides the platform for early stage startups to practice and improve their startup pitch, gives startups anonymous peer-based feedback, and encourages trial and error without the requirement to apply and be accepted amongst a few to pitch – all within a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Startup Pitch Night is a vibrant and fun event with high variety, speed, and brevity at its core, coupled with a short talk on the next steps after the refinement of the pitch, from a startup industry leader.

Website . www.StartupPitchNight.com

Facebook . www.facebook.com/StartupPitchNight

 

You can participate in our communities:

http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Startup-Pitch-Night/
http://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Startup-Pitch-Night/


 

THIS IS A PAID EVENT

$5 Online / $10 At the Door

Payment Options
Meetup: PayPal
Eventbrite: Credit Card


VENUE LOCATION

DocuSign Inc.
221 Main Street
Suite 1000 (10th Floor)
San Francisco, CA 94105
www.docusign.com

DocuSign is hosting us and providing
the pizza, beer, and beverages -
Thank you DocuSign!

 

 

DocuSign is the global standard for electronic signature and the eSignature transaction management leader. Their cloud based electronic signature platform helps companies and individuals securely collect information, automate data workflows and sign anything, anywhere, anytime, on any device.

 

 


PLEASE READ
The nominal fee of $5 to attend and watch/pitch will help us in planning our event and help enable those that wish to attend the event to do so. If you decide or are unable to attend, your donation will help the group and the fellow startups!

THANK YOU!
We appreciate your cooperation in updating your RSVP to be an accurate representation of whether you will attend or watch the event.

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