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53 Ideas: Understanding the Pitch

Tue 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics

You get that opportunity to pitch for seed funding. Now what? Discover what a pitch really is, what it should include and how to adjust it based on your audience. You only have a few precious minutes to engage your listeners to sell your idea. Learn how to frame a clear and concise pitch while using the "power of story" to win the audience over.

This is the third of six training sessions for the 53 Ideas pitch competition. Those advancing in the top 53 are required to participate in the trainings to prepare for the next round of the competition. This and other training sessions are open to all that wish to attend and will be valuable for those seeking to start a business.

Speaker: Juan Garzon, Executive Director, Pitch Breakfast, Managing Director, Innovate Charlotte and Entrepreneurship & Innovation Lead, City of Charlotte

Funding Sponsor: Fifth Third Bank

Training Partners: Southwest Region of the Small Business Center Network with centers located at Cleveland, Central Piedmont, Gaston, Mitchell, Rowan Cabarrus, South Piedmont and Stanly Community Colleges.

Fee: No Cost