Online Event

Get Friendly Feedback on Your Idea from Experts (Online Roundtable Event)

Let startup experts give you feedback on your idea

Jan 25, 2023
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
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To launch a great startup, it is absolutely critical to get feedback on your idea and pitch from experienced entrepreneurs. At this interactive online event, you can learn the best practices for pitching and how to share your startup ideas. Then, you can join several virtual tables to get feedback in an open and helpful environment. These tables will be hosted by entrepreneurs and advisors with vast experience in launching and building fast-growing companies.
This event is part of OpenToStart, a free online bootcamp to help anyone that is open to starting a company in 2023 get the connections and feedback needed to make the right decision. Learn more at

To participate in all of the networking components of this event, you must join using a Desktop or Laptop with Chrome or Firefox.

Anyone who attends has an opportunity to get feedback.  If you'd like to prepare your pitch for feedback, first review the resources at

Meet the Mentors

What You'll Learn
  • You will learn the best practices for pitching
  • You will learn how to share your startup ideas
  • You will learn how to launch and build fast-growing companies

What is the Agenda?

  • Short presentation on startup pitching
  • Structured Networking and Feedback Sessions with startup mentors

What will you Accomplish?

  • Get actionable feedback that will help you develop a stronger pitch 
  • Connect with founders that are working on interesting startup ideas 

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.

OpenToStart is powered by Astrella:  Cap Table software that's Simple and Secure.  Schedule your demo here:



Diane Bailey

Head of Accelerator Growth @ Founder Institute


Ben Stacey

CEO @ Pitchverk

Ayhan K.

Ayhan K. Isaacs

Head of Global Growth @ Founder Institute


Ryan Micheletti

Head of Global Operations @ Founder Institute


Paloma Lecheta

Regional Director - LatAm @ Founder Institute


Jeremy Geiger

CEO @ Funding Lab LLC


Dustin Betz

Director of Operations @ White Rose Ventures


Jonathan Greechan

Co-Founder & CEO @ Founder Institute


Janet Todorova

Head of Expansion @ Founder Institute


Daniyal Ashraf

Social Media Lead @ Founder Institute


Emiliya Strahilova

Content Marketer @ Founder Institute


Ivaylo Ivanov

Director @ Founder Institute Eastern Europe

Alex M.

Alex M. Dascalu

Lead Director @ Founder Institute Eastern Europe


Andrea Monti

Managing Director Impact and Sustainability @ Founder Institute


Roxette Miranda

Director @ Founder Institute Florida


David Clark

Venture Partner @ Tera VC

Platinum Partners


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