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ELEVACAO is a global not for profit founded in New York, with locations in San Francisco, New York, Sydney and Melbourne. 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 and Investor Ready Programs, accelerate 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: Sydney

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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 Sydney! Apply now: https://www.coventured.com/programs/view/172 A sample of our alumni's success post graduation 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 20 months & now 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 3rd, 10th & 17th, 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: More to be announced soon. FACILITATOR: Marisa Warren | CEO & Founder @ ELEVACAO | Advisor | Speaker | Investor At the end of the APRIL workshops, 3 women entrepreneurs will be selected to deliver their pitch at ELEVACAO's Pitch Event on MAY 30th, 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, please complete this application, being as honest as possible. Founded in New York, ELEVACAO Foundation is a global organisation empowering women entrepreneurs to build and launch successful tech businesses. www.elevacao.org NOTE: - Women tech entrepreneurs only - Workshops location: Sydney. For remote applications - applicants must be able to attend at least the 1st workshop in person, and the remainder workshops can be attended remotely. - We take your privacy very seriously. We will not share your personal information (such as your name, address or contact details) with any third party without your consent. We will not sell any information provided in this application. However, please note that ELEVACAO does not accept any obligations of confidentiality in relation to information submitted in this application or information that you provide to ELEVACAO during the Pitch Ready Program. Do not submit any information in this application that you wish to keep confidential. - Our past entrepreneurs have told us, and the results prove, that ELEVACAO delivers significant value for our entrepreneurs who participate in our program, and as an alumni remaining connected to our network. A $390 fee will be charged upon acceptance of your application. If your co-founder would like to attend any or all of the session they must pay a separate $195 fee to confirm their place. Apply now: https://www.coventured.com/programs/view/172

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