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Founder Hotseat: Pitch Your Idea to Startup Experts, Online

Pitch your startup to experts

Nov 09, 2022
08:00 pm - 09:00 pm
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Do you have a startup, or a strong idea for a startup? Could you use blunt, honest feedback on your startup ideas? On this live and interactive online event you can pitch your ideas to global startup experts for ratings and feedback, all from the comfort of your home. Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to hear startup ideas and watch how the experts analyze business ideas.
To pre-submit, your pitch, visit

Meet the mentors for your event who will be assessing your pitches:

Ayhan K. Isaacs: Your host for this global event. He is the Head of Global Growth at FI. Ayhan is an alumnus of FI Toronto and co-leads the UAE- GCC FI chapter. For the past 6+ years, he has worked with over 40 venture-funded startups to drive their MoM growth from running ad & email campaigns to outbound prospecting. 

Roxette Miranda: Your speaker for this global event, Co-director of the Florida Founder Institute accelerator since 2019, and is the Director of The LAB Miami, one of the city’s premiere startup hubs and physical co-working spaces for entrepreneurs. She is also a partner at 305 Works, an angel investor, and a past Program Manager for various other startup accelerators.

Diane Bailey: Head of Accelerator Growth and the Co-Director for the Founder Institute in Denver. Diane has deep experience getting companies from 0 to 1 in the most cost-efficient and effective way possible.

Who should Attend?
  • Anyone who wants feedback from leading entrepreneurs 
  • Anyone who has an early-stage startup and wants expert feedback
  • Anyone who has an idea for a startup or a tech company
  • Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching

Who Pitches?
We will be selecting people from the audience to pitch and will do as many as time allows.

Spectators are welcome!
Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to register, hear startup ideas, and watch how the experts analyze and critique new businesses.

If you are looking for more information on pitching your startup, see this Startup Pitch Deck Guide or download startup pitch templates.  


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