#SBSchat: Perfect Pitch: How to Hit All the Right Notes and Strike a Deal!

Date(s) - 24/10/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Whether pitching to an investor, a potential team member, or someone at a networking event, an entrepreneur must be able to communicate their idea clearly, concisely, and professionally.

On the next #SBSchat we’ll look at the components of a successful pitch, including presentation tools and styles for different audiences (eg. a bank vs. elevator pitch).

If you’re in the Quebec City region, join us for an informal on-site gathering during this live CEDEC Twitter chat (#SBSchat) for entrepreneurs and SMEs: “Perfect Pitch: How to Hit All the Right Notes and Strike a Deal!”

Wednesday, October 24, Maison de la coopération et de l’économie solidaire de Québec, 155 Blvd. Charest est, Quebec, QC G1K 3G6

Cost: FREE
Where: on Twitter under the hashtag #SBSchat
What is #SBSchat? Click here for a Twitter chat “How-to” guide

Q1 – As an entrepreneur, it’s crucial to be able to communicate your business concept to potential partners and investors and an elevator pitch is one way to do this. What are some guidelines for creating a memorable elevator pitch? #SBSchat

Q2 – When employers look for new employees, they interview potential candidates to find the best one for the job. What should you look for when scoping out potential funders? #SBSchat

Q3 – What should you include in a pitch to investors? What are some key things you’d want them to take away from your presentation? #SBSchat

Q4 – During a pitch – whether in a formal boardroom setting or an informal just-met-someone meeting – you only have a few seconds to impress & capture attention. What are your tips for engaging & holding attention? #SBSchat

Q5 – Most of us are uncomfortable making presentations. What are some tips for getting past that fear and mastering and delivering your pitch? #SBSchat

Q6 – Pitch decks are often used when presenting to banks/funders. What should be included in one? How can you make it as concise yet as informative & interesting as possible? #SBSchat

Q7 – How can you present financials on a slide to make them legible and concise so that your audience is eager to know more? #SBSchat

Q8 – Many pitchers are hesitant to ask for a specific amount of money. Should your “ask” be included in your presentation? #SBSchat

Q9 – We’ve just discussed a lot of the “dos” of pitching – what are some “don’ts”? #SBSchat

Q10 – Any other tips or advice before we sign off tonight? #SBSchat

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