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Seattle, WA /

Education Funding Pitch Workshop

Ada's Technical Books 425 15th Ave E , Seattle, (map)

Looking for funding for your education venture? We are taking on a VC role to perfect our pitches. Everyone has 8 slides to prepare. And then circulate the room explain your pitch and take notes, perfecting it. We will have about $150K (virtual) each to distribute towards the pitches. You will have an evaluation sheet that will help you quant your thoughts about where you are going to vote! We will also be looking at Seed, Series A pitches of AirBnb, Netflix and Facebook. Finally 3-4 newly minted VCs to come forward and explain how they allocated their funds and why! For best results come prepared with an idea in your mind.

Rough Agenda:

5:30-5:45 Registration and mingling

5:45-6:00 How to write a short pitch, see samples

6:00-6:20 Work time on pitches

6:20-6:35 Pitch shareouts; circulation and voting with $$s

6:35-6:45 Voting discussion.

6:45-7:30 Networking

What to bring: Laptop optional; but we will have paper for your pitches;


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