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If you have a strong idea that could be pitched more clearly, then join us for the Startup Pitch Bootcamp. In just two hours, this intensive workshop will help you improve your pitching skills and understand the components of a great pitch, providing plenty of practice until you get it right. Pitching is a key skill of every successful entrepreneur. How do you communicate your business clearly to employees, customers, and investors? What are some common pitching mistakes that make you look inexperienced? What is the best way to pitch your business? It is not required, but to help you get the most out of this event, we’ve provided this Pitch Worksheet (https://fi.co/system/upload/Pitch_Bootcamp_Handout.pdf). You can fill out this worksheet and bring it to the Bootcamp, which will enable mentors to easily give feedback on your idea. Who Should Attend the Pitch Bootcamp? Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder What are some of the Topics? What are the components of a great startup pitch How do you pitch complex concepts in a simple way What are some mistakes to avoid when pitching How do you know when you pitch is good enough and more... What is the Agenda? Welcome and Socializing Introduction to the Founder Institute Expert Talks on How to Pitch Your Business Pitch Workshop Speed Pitching Discussion and Drinks at a Local Bar or Restaurant This event is free to attend. Join us for a fun evening! For more free startup events, visit https://FI.co/events. For information about the investors, incubators, and tech events available, see our list of Startup Resources in Miami (https://fi.co/startup_resources). Interested in perfecting your pitch? Read our Pitch Deck Guide (https://fi.co/pitch_deck) and download pitch templates.
There is no shortage of problems facing humanity, but there is a shortage of ambitious entrepreneurs trying to solve them. On the "Pitch for Purpose Online Demo Day" event, you can watch startups that are building impactful companies pitch to a panel of top investors and take questions from thousands of investors and entrepreneurs watching live. The top ranked pitch from the event will also be crowned the "Pitch for Purpose Champion", receiving the opportunity to pitch onstage at the world’s top conference for future technologies, 4YFN (http://4yfn.com), Fellowships to attend any Founder Institute program worldwide, and Office Hours with top global entrepreneurs. ** This is a live online event. Be sure to RSVP and join at http://FI.co/demo ** If you are interested in also joining the free pitch competition, then read on... --- The Pitch for Purpose Competition (http://FI.co/good), from the Founder Institute, aims to empower and showcase ambitious entrepreneurs building impactful businesses across the globe. In this free and open pitch competition, any entrepreneur or team building an impactful business with less than $250,000 USD in funding can submit a video pitch for a chance to be present on the Online Demo Day, judged by top venture capitalists and broadcast live to thousands of global viewers. This competition is 100% free, and you only need to submit a simple 30-second video to enter (mobile "selfie" videos are okay). ** Apply to the Pitch for Purpose Competition today at http://FI.co/good , or see the latest entrants and vote for the businesses you think can have the greatest positive impact on the world at https://www.facebook.com/FounderInstitute/app/36495350702/. ** Applicable businesses include any products that can positively shape the future of our society, including those addressing gender and racial equality, space exploration, clean technology, food and water, fertility, financial inclusion, housing and urban planning, governance and democracy, education, healthcare and biotech, and other related fields. Learn more about the competition at http://FI.co/good , and be sure to register for the "Pitch for Purpose Online Demo Day" at http://FI.co/demo . ** NOTE: Even if you can't make the webinar, everyone who registers for the event will receive an audio & video recording a few hours after the event ends. Hope to see you there!