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Mobile Summit Fast Pitch


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Mobile Summit Fast Pitch

  1. 1. MassTLC Mobile Summit Fast Pitch 101: What it Takes to Sell Yourself in 2 Minutes Session Facilitators:Sean Dalton, General Partner, Highland Capital Partners James Geshwiler, Managing Director, CommonAngels 1
  2. 2. Ground Rules – This is a knowledge exchange among everyone in the room – Facilitator’s Role • Set the stage • Keep agenda moving along • Help to stay focused and productive • Ensure everyone who wants to participate has the opportunity 2
  3. 3. Fast Pitches, To whom? – Customers – Partners – Employees – Oh yea, capital too… 3
  4. 4. Key Elements – Product/Service – Value proposition – Team – Market – Competition/Alternatives – Financial profile 4
  5. 5. It’s Hard… If I Had More Time, I Would Have Written a Shorter Letter --Blaise Pascal 5