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Do you have an idea for a startup, but don't know if that idea is worth pursuing full time?
Would you like to get feedback on your business model and startup pitch from a Silicon Valley veteran and pitch expert?
If so, join us for this event featuring one of the iconic personalities of the Silicon Valley ecosystem.
Adeo Ressi is an 8X entrepreneur, founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, and founding member of TheFunded.com. At this collaborative, hands-on workshop, Adeo will discuss the elements of a good startup idea, and show you step-by-step how to deliver a successful startup pitch.
After a brief presentation, Adeo will listen to short startup pitches from the audience and provide candid feedback to pitchers on both the viability of their business models and the effectiveness of their pitches - while providing them with specific recommendations on how to improve.
Potential pitchers will be selected from a pool of applicants to pitch on stage to Adeo before a live audience.
If you would like to pitch, please complete the application below as soon as possible:
During the networking portions of the event, there will be startup demo tables and tables for startup service providers.
If you are a startup and would like a space on a demo table, or you are a startup service provider and would like a sponsor table, please send an email message to:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Check In, Food, Demo Tables, Networking
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Program
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm Networking
About Our Speaker:
Adeo Ressi, is the Founder & CEO of the Founder Institute, an entrepreneur training and startup launch program that has helped start over 1000 companies across six continents.
He is also the Founding Member of TheFunded.com, an online community to research, rate, and review VCs. The Institute is the eighth start-up that Adeo has founded or built, four of which were acquired and three of which are still operating.
Adeo is regarded as a worldwide expert on early-stage startups and venture capital, with numerous appearances in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Wired Magazine, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, Time Magazine, Entrepreneur, CNN, and more.
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