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MaRS Pitching to Investors Workshop – Toronto

2017-08-16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm



(2 sessions, 4 hours each)

Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops are hands-on sessions brought to you by experienced entrepreneurs.

The workshops offer ventures the tools, mentoring and peer feedback they need to solve specific problems and develop essential business components.

In each four-hour session you will generate a deliverable that you will use frequently in your business development process.

Workshop Schedule

Session 1 – What do investors & stakeholders want to know? // August 16, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Throughout this morning, participants will focus on gathering and structuring the information required to engage investors. Learn how to use effective communication techniques to craft a compelling narrative that will help your venture stand out in front of investors and other stakeholders.

Deliverable: A summary of the 10 key components that form your investment story.

Session 2 – Creating your pitch // August 18, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

This session will focus on creating a powerful narrative and pitch by applying the principles of storytelling. You will be given the opportunity to practice your pitch during the session, obtaining feedback that will help you to turn your investment story into a compelling presentation.

Deliverable: A 10-slide pitch deck summarizing your key information.

Note that doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and the sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. 


The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops


MaRS Discovery Disctrict – Collaboration Centre,
Room 2 101 College St
Toronto , ON M5G 1L7
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