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Masterclass #5 – Pitching Your Startup, 6 Dec 2018

6 December, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am


Your pitch could make or break your business. Investors take interest in the entrepreneur, not just the business, so your pitch must prove you’re capable, efficient, and able to sustain the project into future growth. Storytelling is the best way to make your pitch unforgettable. With the right story, you can convey all critical information, capture a room’s attention, and attract investors.

It’s important to target your pitch. Not all investors are interested in the same thing, so do your investor research. Memorising your pitch doesn’t mean being able to deliver it smoothly and naturally. Practice your pitch in front of a test audience until it flows naturally and incorporate their questions and concerns into your pitch.

Here’s a quick taste of some of the topics we’ll discuss:

  • Succinctly defining a market problem—and your solution to it
  • Condensing your entire business concept into a ten-minute pitch
  • Preparing for any questions and criticisms from investors
  • Personal presentation, including attire, stance, and voice

This workshop is for entrepreneurs and startups who want to:

  • Learn how to package your business concept within a pitch
  • Attract investors to your business
  • Walk away with the knowledge to develop their own high-quality pitch

Mentoring Sessions:

Register for any masterclass and get an hour long mentoring session for free.

Mentoring sessions work on a first come, first served basis so register your interest before spaces fill up.

Masterclass Master:

Brett Melville is the Director of Digital Treasury. Brett was the Investment Portfolio Manager of Australia Post Superannuation Scheme ($8bn) responsible for portfolio monitoring, investment research, manager due diligence and implementation. He has a wide ranging experience in the finance and superannuation sector, having held Treasury dealer positions at Orica, Australia Post and the National Bank.


Vivian Vo is the program manager at Melbourne Innovation Centre and has managed various government initiatives, including the Digital Enterprise program which saw 1300 small businesses mentored in three years. She presents digital and marketing workshops, has managed the Darebin Pitch It competition and supported regional startups with the Take Your Business Online program in Geelong. Vivian is also a contributing columnist for the Herald Sun’s business section, providing business advice and solutions for startup businesses.

Register for this workshop to learn how to create a pitch and prepare for the big event.

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6 December, 2018
9:30 am - 11:00 am


iHarvest Coworking Sunshine
301 Hampshire Road, #Level 4
Sunshine, VIC 3020 Australia
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