Online Event

Quickfire Pitching: Get Instant Feedback on Your Startup Idea

Get actionable, instant feedback on your startup

Date
Sep 13, 2023
Time
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Address
Online Event
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To launch a great startup, it is critical to get feedback on your ideas from entrepreneurs who have been there and done that. First, you'll learn the best practices for creating a concise and compelling elevator pitch. Then, you will have the opportunity to share your pitch with other entrepreneurs, advisors, and investors at virtual tables for instant feedback. Even if you don't want to share your pitch, you can still join to hear other startup ideas and witness how the experts review a pitch.
 What You'll Learn:
 
  • How to give a concise yet compelling elevator pitch
  • What investors are looking for in a startup pitch
  • Specific advice and feedback on your pitch and startup ideas
 
To get the most out of this Pitch for Feedback event:

  • Come ready for live video networking
  • Prepare by starting with your one-sentence pitch. See how it's done using our Madlibs format
  • Fill out our Elevator Pitch Worksheet
 
To access all of the networking features of this event, please join using Chrome or Firefox from a desktop or tablet or download the Airmeet Mobile App. 
 
Moderator:

  • Alfred Poor - Chief Technology Content Officer at The Virtual Events Group (VEG): Alfred Poor, the Health Tech Futurist, is a dynamic speaker and virtual event expert with an international reputation in technology fields. He was the Editor of “Health Tech Insider,” a website that covered wearable and mobile devices for health and medical applications. He also helps tech company executives make a better impression in video meetings and online presentations. A graduate of Harvard College, he is the author or co-author of 15 books and is widely quoted in major media outlets. He brings energy and humor to his presentations and tailors his programs to match his audience's technical levels and interests.
 
Featured Experts  
 
  • Keshni Morar -  Founder at Investable: Keshni is a seasoned executive of multinational growth companies and technology startups. Her professional superpowers are business development, mergers and acquisitions, and transformation. With cross-functional teams of up to 50, she has implemented over 200 integration projects with budgets ranging from $5K to $6 million. Keshni is also an experienced business mentor and is currently working with FI cohorts in South Africa. 
  • Dr. Hanan El Basha - Co-Founder and CEO of The Global Businesswomen: Hanan is an Empowering Business Strategist supporting aspiring entrepreneurs and SME business owners to build and grow sustainable and profitable ventures through practical actions and strategies. She is the Co-Director of the Qatar chapter of FI.
  • Daniyal Ashraf - Social Media Marketing Coordinator at Founder Institute: Daniyal runs social media for the Founder Institute. He focuses on sharing the vast amount of knowledge and expertise FI holds through creative and engaging content.
  • Emiliya Strahilova - Content Marketer at Founder Institute: Emiliya has been writing about startups, e-commerce, aviation, blockchain, and cybersecurity for more than six years. She specializes in implementing clever marketing campaigns and is overly enthusiastic about sustainability and personal growth. 
  • Chintan Oza -  Founder at  Anantam Ecosystems: Chintan is a master in technology management who enjoys encouraging and expanding teams to achieve extraordinary productivity and results. He is a Regional Director at FI and works as a mentor, investor, and advisor for various startups across the globe. 
  • Dustin Betz - Director Funding Lab: He is a biologist, communicator, and builder. Through the Funding Lab, a post-program for FI Alumni, his work at the Founder Institute supports actively fundraising entrepreneurs from across a global network of 6500+ portfolio companies.
  • Tamara Čolić Milosavljević - Co-Director at Founder Institute Serbia: Tamara is a European IP Helpdesk Ambassador and active innovation ecosystem facilitator, on local, national, and international levels. Devoted trainer and mentor whenever her support is required. Believes in the power of microlearning, e-learning, and learning by doing. Passionate about business opportunity creation and development, so much so that she with an international team of peers created an open, multilingual, and web-based BOSS platform, designed to stimulate students’, researchers’, and teachers’ ability to use the results of their research and to start and carry out entrepreneurial projects.
  • Sarah Song - Founder, CEO / Executive Consultant at S'HAMPAGNE: Sarah Song is an accomplished and multifaceted Korean-American executive consultant, founder, and CEO of S'HAMPAGNE, a Los Angeles-based business consultancy. Her areas of specialization include fundraising strategies, business growth, and go-to-market (GTM) strategy, encompassing pitching techniques.
  • Jamal Maxey - Founder & Head of Events at Pitch Lounge: Jamal is helping to connect startups to new advisors, partners, and investors to accelerate the pace of innovative change, job creation, and practical solutions to the world´s problems.
 
Additional Resources:
 Find more Startup Events, discover Pitch Deck formats, and join an InfoSession to learn more about FI's Core Program. 

About Founder Institute:
The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 7,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide. 

Speakers

Keshni

Keshni Morar

Managing Director @ Founder Institute South Africa + Investable

Dr. Hanan

Dr. Hanan El Basha

Founder & CEO @ The Business Doctor

Jamal

Jamal Maxey

Founder and Head Of Events @ Pitch Lounge

Alfred

Alfred Poor

Keynote speaker and virtual event expert @ The 75% Solution

Daniyal

Daniyal Ashraf

Social Media Lead @ Founder Institute

Emiliya

Emiliya Strahilova

Content Marketer @ Founder Institute

Dustin

Dustin Betz

Director of Operations @ White Rose Ventures

Chintan

Chintan Oza

Founder @ Anantam Ecosystems

Tamara

Tamara Čolić Milosavljević

Co-Director @ Founder Institute Serbia

Sarah

Sarah Song

Founder @ S'HAMPAGNE

Platinum Partners

Local Partners

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