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Startup Pitch Prep | Workshop

Join pitch experts for a rapid fire workshop to share your pitch and gain valuable feedback on how to take it to the next level.

By CIARA & Co.

When and where

Date and time

Friday, June 2 · 9 - 11am PDT



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12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

Welcome & Introduction

To kick off the event, you will hear from season experts on what to expect in the workshop. You will also use this time to opt-in to your preferred expert for the 1:1 consultation.

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Pitch Essentials

We will cover essential elements of your story and pitch deck, what to look for, and must-haves for telling your story.

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

1:1 Pitch Consultation & Prep

During these 30 minutes, you will have access to your preferred expert for 5-8 minutes for feedback on your pitch deck and discuss any questions you have. You'll then use the remaining time to make t...

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mock Pitch & Feedback

During this hour, each selected company will have 8-10 minutes to mock pitch live for the group to receive feedback on delivery. Prior to the event, you will be asked to opt-in to this portion to ens...

About this event

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Rapid Fire Workshop To Help You Perfect Your Pitch

Share Your Pitch -- Receive Expert Feedback and Coaching -- Implement Feedback to Reach Your Capital Goals

Location: Virtual

Does it feel like you're sharing your pitch with prospective partners, investors or clients without much traction or feedback?

  • You’re not sure what's missing
  • You don't feel like you're making progress with raising capital
  • You do a ton of outreach, but get little response

If you feel like your pitch may be missing the mark but you're not sure how to improve, this workshop will help.

Your Plan to Perfect Your Pitch

1) Register for this rapid fire workshop

2) Prepare your pitch

3) Attend to work with experts 1:1 and deliver your pitch for feedback

4) See improved response

When you attend the workshop:

  • You will know what to focus on.
  • You will know what to do rooted in decades of expertise.
  • You will make progress toward your pitching.
  • Your pitch will make sense to yourself and others.

Whether you are just starting out or have been going at it for a while, this workshop is for you.

Meet Your Experts

Ciara Ungar

Ciara Ungar is a Judge and Mentor with 4 top accelerators –MassChallenge, TechStars Detroit, NewChip, and Alchemist –where she reviews hundreds of pitches each year and works with Founders to develop and perfect their pitch and story. She is a Startup Advisor, 17-year Strategy Consultant, Founder Executive Coach, an Award-Winning Strategist, and an International Speaker. Additionally, Ciara is a Certified Coach with Business Made Simple and the Coaches Federation, and has earned pedagogy certification with Columbia University where she teaches Entrepreneurship.

Additionally, Ciara is a New York City-based and Publisher-backed Author on Leadership, sits on the Forbes Coaches Council and serves as the Interim President of the TechShift Alliance Board of Directors. Additionally, Ciara is the Founder & CEO of several companies, including CIARA & Co., BONOS Ventures, and The Why Group Inc.. Ciara brings a blended background across Management, Business Strategy, Marketing, Psychology, Entrepreneurship and Social Justice from top tier Universities. She applies her robust 17 years of expertise working with Fortune500 companies and high potential startups, top global agencies and Angel/VC Investors to her work in entrepreneurship, leadership development, business strategy and professional growth, working with startup founders and growing businesses, and teaching with Universities, including Columbia Univesity. Her purpose is to guide others through transformative thinking as they build businesses, teams, and personal purpose that inspires change.

Luke Versweyveld

Luke Versweyveld is a Chicago-based startup lawyer and three-time founder. After earning his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, Luke joined Atelerix Life Sciences, a biotechnology startup he Co-Founded, as in-house legal counsel. He is the Founder of Startup Founder Daily, a free startup marketing agency. He also serves as Fractional General Counsel for early-stage startups and SMBs. Luke is the author of Understanding Startup Equity, a manual to help startup founders and their employees take control of their equity.

What do I get with the workshop?

✓ A dedicated expert who will walk you through each component of the pitch

✓ Actionable steps to elevate your pitch

✓ A complementary consultation following the workshop with an expert to answer questions around business formation, strategy, pitch development and other pressing questions

How It Works:

Tickets are $29 each with limited seats available. This fee ensures only the most serious Founders are reserving a seat and supports operational costs for hosting the workshop. Once you purchase your ticket, your seat is confirmed. Prior to the event, you will receive communications with the access link and steps to provide your supportive materials prior to the pitch workshop.

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