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W 8/10 How to Successfully Captivate Investors (and Any Audience) 6:30 pm to 9 pm S.F.

From: Rob
Sent on: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:00 AM

The deadline to register and pay online is:

2 pm  W 8/10

There is a cover charge to attend this event.

A "YES"  RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation.

Space is limited.  Please only RSVP "Yes" if you will be attending.

Take advantage of online registration pricing.

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In order to attend, you must register and pay here:

Please bring your printed ticket to the event.

Or, pay $20 (cash) at the door.


This workshop will teach you how to engage and captivate any audience anywhere in the world, whether it be one person  or a thousand people.

You will learn how to design and implement your own specific answer to, "What does your company do?" that  compels potential investors, clients, and partners to ask for more information. You will discover compelling ways to articulate the value of what you do, why you do it, and why anyone should care.


The following topics will be covered:


1) Use the Red Box Method: Nine tools for captivating any audience anywhere anytime

2) How to make your presentation openings more compelling

3) Understand what it takes to prepare for a high-stakes presentation

4) Never sound the S.A.M.E. as any other presenter ever again

5) Use a Value Proposition Matrix to demonstrate value

6) Create and convey deep and memorable meaning

7) Use visual media to compel people to take action

8) Create a Story Matrix: why you need one immediately

9) End your presentations so people will think about you in the future

10) Use a simple trick to leave a lasting impression on your audience

and more!

Attendees will leave this workshop with a better and more effective way to describe what his or her company does for people and the world.



6:30 pm to 7:00 pm  Check In, Food, Networking Reception

7:00 pm to  8:30 pm  Presentation, Q & A

8:30 pm to  9:00 pm  More Q & A,   More Networking

About the Speaker


Nathan has personally delivered over 15,000 presentations and provided over 10,000 hours of coaching for many organizations.

He  has worked with YourMechanic (Y Combinator), GetAround, Plug and Play, IBM, Wall Street Journal, VentureBeat, Inc. Magazine, Kaiser Permanente, Plantronics, SanDisk, The Kauffman Foundation, Wharton, UC Berkeley, and many other organizations.



YourMechanic - 1st place at TechCrunch Disrupt and $50,000

Getaround - 1st place at TechCrunch Disrupt and $50,000

Shoutly - raised $2.6 million Seed round

WeVideo - raised $19.1 million Series A and a DEMOgod Award

dotCloud - 1st place at gigaOm LaunchPad Structure

Glue Networks - raised $4.5 million Series A

InnoTech Solar - European Red Herring Top 100 - raised $9.2 million Series B and a DEMOgod Award

Sim Ops Studios - raised $3 million Series A and a DEMOgod Award

BarracudaFX - 1st place at InterTradeIreland’s All-island Seedcorn Competition and €100,000

Epona Biotech - 2nd place at InterTradeIreland’s All-island Seedcorn Competition and €50,000

Liaise - $1M Media Prize People’s Choice Award winners DEMO

Emo Labs - $1M Media Prize People’s Choice Award winners DEMO

eXaudios - $1M Media Prize People’s Choice Award winner DEMO

4 out of 5 on-stage demonstrator DEMOgod Award winners DEMO

EyeVerify - U.S. Champion and World Champion at Get In The Ring

TED Vancouver 2015 for Evan Tann

TEDxFulbright DC Dare to THINK 2014 for Lisa Dyson

TED-Ed 2014 Susan Lucas-Conwell


Wall Street Journal The Accelerators Guest Mentor 
Wall Street Journal Startup of the Year Pitch Coach: Top 5 finalists 
Wall Street Journal Live Spreecast Guest Pitch Coach 
Kauffman Foundation Presentation Coach: Founders School 
UC Berkeley Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Pitch Coach 
UC Berkeley Engineering Leadership Professional Program Pitch Coach 
Wharton Entrepreneurship Pitch Coach 
TED Vancouver 2015 Presentation Coach 
TEDxFulbright DC Dare to THINK 2014 Presentation Coach 
TED-Ed 2014 Presentation Coach 
IDG/DEMO Conferences Official DEMO Coach 
IBM SmartCamp Pitch Coach 
Innovation Norway Pitch Coach 
Nordic Innovation House Pitch Coach 
VINNOVA Sweden Pitch Coach 
Citrix Innovators Program Pitch Coach and Instructor 
Orange Fab Incubator Pitch Coach 
KTH Royal Institute of Technology Pitch Coach 
Pipeline Entrepreneurs Presentation Coach and National Adviser 
White Summers Presentation and Pitch Coach 
Inc. Magazine GrowCo Presentation Coach 
Pitch-Force Pitch Coach 
Wayra Telefónica Innovation Hub Pitch Coach 
Innovation Centre Denmark Pitch Coach 
YouNoodle Presentation and Pitch Coach: Intel Global Challenge 
Swissnex San Francisco Pitch Coach 
Traction-Tribe Pitch Coach and Mentor 
Startup Monthly Pitch Coach and Mentor 
USMAC Presentation and Pitch Coach 
StartupYard, Czech Republic Pitch Coach 
Step One Spain Presentation and Pitch Coach 
DLA Piper Venture Pipeline Group Presentation and Pitch Coach 
SVForum Investor Forum Pitch Coach 
Startup America Partnership Pitch Coach 
Irish Technology Leadership Group Presentation and Pitch Coach
Keiretsu Forum Entrepreneur Academy Instructor and Pitch Coach

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