Ryan CEO English Seminar-Day 5Presentation Transcript
Day 5: September 25th, 2011 Topic: Elevator Pitch and Presentation
5 Part English Seminar
Part 1: 8/22/11
Part 2: 8/29/11
Part 3: 9/05/11
Part 4: 9/19/11
Part 5: 9/26/11
Class Hours: 7:00-9:00pm
Location: Nulikum Square
Presenting Effectively to Venture Capitalists
Learning Cultural Differences
Increased Ability to Freely Talk in English
Day 5 Focus
Work on Elevator Pitch
Present Elevator Pitch to Venture Capitalists
Elevator Pitch Structure
What is it? Who needs it? Why do they need it? Who are you to see the problem and build the solution?
What’s your advantage?
What sets you apart from your competition?
Turn your problem into an advantage
Ease of use
Growing (page views 10% each week)
How do you make money?
Are you profitable yet?
Do you have a model in place that can lead to profitability?
Not pitching your idea, team, or product; pitching what your idea, your team, your product will do for investors
Reason why you came
Call to action
Depends on the audience
Angels and VC’s:
please consider investing
take your call
willing to meet to set up a meeting
go back to your office to speak
Venture capital meeting:
Briefly present your product/service
30 seconds to 2 minutes
Thank You -Thank you for giving me the opportunity to work with each of you over the past few months. I hope this seminar has been helpful, and if there’s anything else I can do for you, please contact me. -Ryan