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June Pitch Night - Perfect Your Pitch

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This month, Verge is bringing you professional speaker and expert in selling like a rock star, Thaddeus Rex. We're also bringing you pitches from a startup that has been featured in Mashable, USA Today, and the Washington Post and an early stage startup working with numerous cool celebrities. Read on to learn more!

Fireside Chat with Public Speaker Extrodionaire, Thaddeus Rex

Thaddeus Rex is an extremely well respected public speaker and consultant. Today he works with marketers and salespeople across the country on building and leveraging world-class brands.

This month, he's hanging out with the Verge crew to teach you how to appeal to dual audiences when you pitch so you can sell like a rockstar. We sat down with him recently ( and were blown away with his knowledge on crafting winning messages for your brand. You won't want to miss him!

Also: Awesome Pitches from Book-A-Coach and Arke Apps

If you're familiar with the Speakeasy, you probably have heard of Book-A-Coach. They are currently operating out of the Speakeasy and killing it. They've been featured in Mashable, USA Today, and the Washington Post, and now they're taking to the Verge stage to share the latest developments in their awesome platform.

We also have a newcomer to the startup tech community. Arke Apps is an app development company specializing in creating custom apps for celebrities and influencers. They may only a few months old, but they have already signed deals with some major names and been in talks with many more. Everyone from pop stars to influencers in the sports world have sought out this development team, and we're excited to hear about their progress!


• Your Chance to See 80+ Innovation Showcase Founders Before They Pitch!

• An introduction to Indy's newest rockstars, the Indy Xterns

• Beer from our friends at Upland and pizza from Marcos!

We're extremely excited and we can't wait to see you there!

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