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ELEVACAO is a global not for profit founded in New York, with locations in New York, Sydney, Melbourne and San Francisco. We exist to empower more women to start and grow successful technology businesses, whilst creating collaborative environments where a woman’s ambition to succeed is embraced and actively supported by both women and men.

Our programs are designed to educate, empower and promote women technology entrepreneurs, no matter what their age, education or socioeconomic background. Our flagship Pitch Ready Program accelerates women through the early stage of business growth, equipping our women with the confidence, skills, knowledge and connections they need to raise funding.

Join us in the REVOLUTION that is TRANSFORMING the culture and DNA of an entire GENERATION of Women!

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ELEVACAO Pitch Ready Program: New York

New York

Do you want to pitch like an experienced and confident entrepreneur? Do you need to secure funding, customers or inspire employees to join your startup? We at ELEVACAO are delighted to announce that our highly rated Pitch Ready Program is now open in New York! Apply now! https://bit.ly/2FpZPLC A sample of our alumni's success include: * A 2016 alumni company currently preparing for IPO in 2019 * Manuri Gunawardena, CEO & Founder @ HealthMatch went from idea, funding, launch and wining TechCrunch Battlefield Australia in 12 months * Christy Laurence, CEO & Founder @ Plann went from 40k downloads to 900k downloads in 18 months and now ranked in the top 1,100 grossing apps globally * Raised $10m+ in venture funding for pre-seed/seed rounds. * Now raising Series A level rounds to further expand businesses * Closed multi-million $ contracts ELEVACAO will help you build and deliver a superior pitch that convey’s your story and creates an emotional connection with your audience, backed by a robust business model and go-to-market strategy. Lead by our team of experts, over 3 half day workshops in APRIL 17th & 24th, MAY 1st 2019, we will help our women tech entrepreneurs get pitch ready. DURING THE INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS YOU WILL; 1. Learn the fundamental business concepts to enable you to further refine your value proposition, product roadmap, business revenue models, organisational structure, competitive landscape and go-to-market strategies. 2. Allow time for you to build you pitch. 3. Practice your pitch in a safe environment with highly experienced experts who are all focused on helping you to elevate your business to the next level, including; EXPERTS: Jim Bourke | Partner @ Withum | US Board Director @ ELEVACAO Lisa Diaz | Former Managing Director @ Goldman Sachs | Managing Partner @ Turf Advisory l Smart Infrastructure Advisor l Leveraging Decades on Wall Street to Improve Infrastructure Sarah Neill | Inventor | Entrepreneur | Marketing Strategist | Founder @ A Relatively Unique Inc Lisa Burton | Executive Director @ HearstLab | Founder | Data Scientist | Mechanical Engineering PhD Ben Christensen | Global Lead & Innovation Manager for SAP Next-Gen Science Fiction Community @ SAP | Startup Mentor | Maker Evangelist Karen Jacobsen | The GPS Girl | Australian voice of Siri | Singer & Songwriter | Keynote Speaker | Author | TV Host | Founding Director @ ELEVACAO Meggie Palmer | award winning Executive Producer & Journalist | former Managing Editor of SBS Dateline, Founder @PepTalkHer & Sliding Door Media | Board Director @ ELEVACAO Becci Reid | Co-Founder @ Notiv & Byou | President, US Advisory Board @ ELEVACAOto be announced soon. FACILITATOR: Marisa Warren | CEO & Founder @ ELEVACAO | Advisor | Speaker | Investor At the end of the APRIL/MAY workshops, 3 women entrepreneurs will be selected to deliver their pitch at ELEVACAO's Pitch Event on JUNE 13th, 2019 – in front of a live audience and a superior panel of seasoned entrepreneurs, VC’s and angels seeking advice, guidance or funding. In order to assess your suitability for the ELEVACAO Pitch Ready Program in APRIL/MAY, please complete this application, being as honest as possible. Founded in New York, ELEVACAO Foundation is a global not for profit empowering women entrepreneurs to build and launch successful tech businesses. www.elevacao.org NOTE: - Women tech entrepreneurs only - Workshops location: New York Apply here: https://bit.ly/2FpZPLC

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