The most important question for startups to answer.
Answer it well and be one remembered. Funded. Successful.
IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT YOUR INVESTOR DECK OR ELEVATOR PITCH
This is not your conventional pitch deck training.
But a comprehensive model to make help assure your audience listens, likes you, and does what you’d like.
Not about heaps of content, but strategies used by the most successful companies to move markets and investors to interest, agreement, and decision.
Finding your core story. Being heard above the competitive noise with a message that engages, is clear, compels audiences to listen, and drives them to action.
COMMUNICATIONS AT THE CORE OF EVERYTHING YOU DO. PERIOD.
Who you are. Why anyone should listen and care. Be as good talking-about-what-you-do as what-you-do.
Join author, mentor, strategist Chuck Goldstone, whose innovative model has helped domestic and global companies and hundreds of startups become more successful.
A GANGBUSTER, GAME-CHANGING WORKSHOP
The morning session offers Principles and Insights, Best Practices of world-class firms, and a step-by step Process that will make you better communicating than nearly any startup within miles.
Learn Strategies that have changed the course of hundreds of startups and emerging companies.
Mega-useful Resources and Worksheets that you wish someone told you about sooner.
In the afternoon, it's hands-on and brains-engaged experience to put apply these to your own needs. Harness the science of visual support to use slides, documents, and demos in ways most do not. Learn to confidently delivery, not only content but confidence and credibility.
This workshop will change how you look at presentations and how audiences look at you.
Steps to create a story that will encourage them to listen, like you, and do what you want
The art (and science) of persuasion and strategic tools to deliver the right story to each audience
Knowing why investors and markets listen. Why they say yes. Why they don't
Sidestepping fatal mistakes and igniting interest
Two dozen best practices that EVERY startup MUST know
Applying the step-by-step process to real life startup presentations. Putting it all together
Using support and mnemonics to increase clarity, image, and retention
Creating and using slides, documents, visuals, and demos in ways most presenters don’t
Delivering with poise, confidence, credibility: Gettign them to trust and like you
Content outline guides for investment, marketing, and general presentations
How to assure that you will look and sound better than the other-guy
Full Day Part 1/Part 2 Mar 15 $285
Half Day Only Part 1 Only Mar 15 $149
One hour review/strategy follow-up if booked at the same time. Discounted 44%.
DON'T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT
"The most valuable business workshop I have ever attended."
Deborah Bradley, On Line Ranking Expert, Boston SEO Geek
“Chuck, you made me a rock star."
Jerry Shapiro, CEO, Floelle
"Startups came away better prepared to present to and interact with VCs and Angel investment groups... to focus on the essence of what was needed by the listener in order to 'close the sale' efficiently and effectively.”
Adam de Sola Pool, Angel Investor
“Every startup founder and team member participating in an accelerator program should be required to take Chuck’s training."
Howie Hecht, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, startup advisor
"Chuck's workshop....was crucial to our acceptance into the E for All Accelerator program."
Bennett Colleen, CEO, Cognate
"Nothing like this. It changed the direction of my company."
Collin Matthews, Press Foundry
"A day after our session, took that "new" presentation on its maiden voyage. They said "great presentation." Have you to thank for the inspiration and best practices. Immediate impact for us!"
Andrew Shea, BookingBug
"Founders are so excited by their own Kool-Aide, but many fail because they're too close to it and can't tell the right story to others. Chuck's workshop provides the needed skills to solve that problem."
Ken Accardi, Triple Aim Technologies
"Solidified the importance of the storytelling process …. a unique advantage of being different from the 100's of other pitches investors see on a weekly basis.
Dan Gaffney, SafeWell
“One day with Chuck has made an incredible difference in the effectiveness of my pitch. I thought I had a good pitch, but Chuck’s insights completely transformed the way I pitched — the difference is night and day”
Mike Stanley, Founder, TransitX
OPTIONAL FOLLOW UP CONSULT-REVIEW
Reserve an hour of follow-up, individualized consulting at a dramatically reduced introductory rate ($110 for a one-hour session, discounted from $250) if reserved as part of this registration.
We thank our kind friends at the Coaltion for their hospitality.
!deaworks Cancellation policy. Cancellations are fully refundable up to seven days prior to the event. Otherwise, fees are applicable in full for another session if cancelled prior to the session.