Storytelling for Entrepreneurs
Tuesday November 19, from 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Marie Perruchet, International Storyteller and Communication Specialist
Stories have a unique power to appeal to our emotions, shape our beliefs and change our minds. In this class you will learn how to utilize storytelling techniques in business settings to persuade, motivate, raise capital, secure clients, and get press.
If you can’t explain your idea in a compelling way, your pitch can get lost in translation. This class will use interactive exercises, videos and constructive group feedback to teach you the framework to create your own stories and be an efficient public speaker, whether addressing large audiences, your customers, or your team.
About the instructor: Marie Perruchet is a former journalist and news correspondent for the BBC and other European media outlets. She is an expert in communications and media, and has extensive experience in storytelling, public speaking and presence on stage or in front of the camera. She is in charge of pitch preparation at the 500 Startups Accelerator Program and founded One Perfect Pitch in Silicon Valley to help executives shape their stories and deliver perfect pitches on stage. As a mentor at 500 startups, the largest accelerator program in the US, she helps the startups to get prepared for their Demo Day.
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