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StartupChicks Pitch info session 2011

  1. 1. Pitch Info Session& Practice<br />January 5, 2011<br />Wireless Network: StartupChicks<br />Hashtag: #StartupChicks<br />StartupChicks<br />
  2. 2. Pitch Competition<br />Criteria to Pitch:- must be a startup chick (female founder)- need a well-formulated idea- committed to working in business >15 hours / week. - willingness to be coached- willingness to spend min. of 8 hours in coaching program/monthCriteria you will be Judged On:- viability of idea/growth potential- credibility of founding team- ability to be coached<br />
  3. 3. The Prizes – So far….<br />1st Prize<br />$500 cash to spend on their business<br />$2500 of free legal services from Arnall Golden & Gregory<br />2nd Prize<br />2 Hours of Consulting from Siavage Law Group<br />2 Hours of Consulting from Acuity CFO<br />3rd Prize<br />1 Hour of Consulting from Siavage Law Group<br />1 Hour of Consulting from Acuity CFO<br />Top X – StartupChick Accelerator Program<br />
  4. 4. Accelerator Program<br /><ul><li>Top X – 120 Day Program
  5. 5. February 2nd – May 18th
  6. 6. 1st & 3rd Wednesday afternoon /evenings – 3hours.
  7. 7. Training sessions w/peer group & advisor.
  8. 8. Individual Coaching from StartupChicks Advisory Board, Leadership Committee & other Mentors – 1 hour per month.
  9. 9. Must do HOMEWORK.
  10. 10. Must ATTEND. 3 absences and you’re OUT.</li></ul>Valued at over $15,000.<br />Your Cost = $0<br />
  11. 11. The Judges<br />Cindy Cheatham<br />Joan Lyman<br />Judi Vitale<br />Mary Leary<br />Karen Robinson-Cope<br />Stacy Williams Shuker<br />AND MAYBE MORE…<br />
  12. 12. The Format<br />3 minute pitch – timed<br />4 Slides<br />NO Animations<br />Font Size & Color<br />Pitch Order will be random<br />
  13. 13. Slide 1<br />Company Name<br />Your Name<br />Maybe Date<br />
  14. 14. Slide 2<br />The Problem<br />
  15. 15. Slide 3<br />The Solution<br />
  16. 16. Slide 4<br />The Ask<br />
  17. 17. Tips from Jen<br />Practice, Practice, Practice!!!<br />Go to every StartupGauntlet you can!<br />If you can’t make StartupGauntlet – create your own.<br />Video tape yourself & review.<br />Visualize Yourself NAILING the PITCH!<br />
  18. 18. The Application Process<br />DUE By Midnight January 12th (EST).<br />1 page Executive Summary<br />http://atdc.org/files/Executive_Summary_Template.doc<br />Your Slide Deck<br />IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW THE CORRECT FORMAT, YOUR APP WILL BE REJECTED.<br />
  19. 19. Executive Summary<br />
  20. 20. Events to Help You Practice<br />Tonight<br />StartupGauntlet – Jan. 11th<br />http://startupgauntlet.com/<br />Practice Pitch @ 151 Locust – Jan. 18th<br />http://www.meetup.com/151locust/<br />
  21. 21. The End<br />Questions???<br />Who wants to Practice???<br />

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