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14820 Northeast 36th Street
Redmond, WA 98052 United States

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June 2018

Crafting an effective pitch with Rachel Azaroff

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft Building 99, 14820 Northeast 36th Street
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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$10

A pitch deck is a way to walk investors through your business and to get them excited about your company and the investment opportunity. In building your deck, it often “depends” on the type of business, who you are pitching, etc., but there is a best practice way to present your information and cover the key information that investors are focused on. This workshop will walk through the best practices of building a pitch deck for investors and how to…

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July 2018

Pitch Deconstruction – Getting into the details of your Pitch

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft Building 99, 14820 Northeast 36th Street
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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$10.00

On the Startup Journey, the pitch is a key part of engagement between a startup and investors. Everyone on the team needs to be able to make a credible and succinct pitch about the startup and what you're doing. Frequently, startups receive little feedback about the pitch from investors or angel groups. The startup does not get feedback about what was missing, what the investors were concerned about, or even what came across clearly. During this Pitch Deconstruction workshop, any…

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Angel Investing Experience AMA

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Microsoft Building 99, 14820 Northeast 36th Street
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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$10

This program will be an AMA Q+A format (Ask Me Anything), facilitated by StartupGrind's Michael Grabham. Please come with questions in mind. One of the 3 founding partners of Flying Fish Ventures, Geoff Harris spent 15 years at Microsoft in Engineering Leadership and Executive Leadership positions. His career at Microsoft began in digital media where he ran the Windows Media Player team. He then moved on the mobile space where he founded the first mobile services team within Microsoft, growing…

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Angel Investor Panel Discussion – Bonnie Beeman, Ryan Porter and Lee Otis

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft Building 99, 14820 Northeast 36th Street
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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$10.00

Angel Investing has a lot of unknowns and a significant amount of art to it. One of the great ways to learn about how to make successful Angel Investment deals is to learn from others who have made deals and see what went well and what did not go well. Bonnie Beeman, Lee Otis, and Ryan Porter are all Seattle Angel Conference alums and currently active in the angel community in Seattle. Come hear about how they got started in…

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Pitch Deconstruction – Getting into the details of your Pitch

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft Building 99, 14820 Northeast 36th Street
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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$10.00

On the Startup Journey, the pitch is a key part of engagement between a startup and investors. Everyone on the team needs to be able to make a credible and succinct pitch about the startup and what you're doing. Frequently, startups receive little feedback about the pitch from investors or angel groups. The startup does not get feedback about what was missing, what the investors were concerned about, or even what came across clearly. During this Pitch Deconstruction workshop, any…

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August 2018

Angel Investing 101 – An overview of Angel Investing w/ Elaine Werffeli

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft Building 99, 14820 Northeast 36th Street
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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$10.00

Angel Investing is its own kind of process. It has different characteristics than most investing. To learn more about Angel Investing, we recommend the book by David S Rose called " Angel Investing". There are key things to know about Angel Investing, which when done well can make this an interesting asset class for investment. Elaine Werffeli , an previous investor in Seattle Angel Conference and the Seattle Angel Fund will walk through the details of Angel Investing.

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Finance 101: Fundamentals for Startups with Carlee Price

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft Building 99, 14820 Northeast 36th Street
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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$10.00

Learn how viewing your business through a "number lens" can improve decision making, and which tools should be considered at different stages of growth.

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