Create a Winning Pitch

These workshops are designed to help you build the perfect pitch for the Qualifying Round. Applicants should attend the “Creating A Winning Pitch” workshops for tips on what to include, what to leave out, and how to narrow your focus to the most succinct, informative and successful pitch. The workshops will have opportunities to practice, so come prepared!

Creating a Winning Pitch Slide Deck

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Finalist Workshops

These workshops are designed to help you prepare for the Final Round. We are holding two types of workshops this year, the “In It To Win It” pitch preparation workshops and a new “Building Your Brand Narrative” workshop to help you build your brand and tell your brand’s story.

Startup Challenge Finalists can sign up for one or more workshops.

All workshops meet 6:00-8:00 pm
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In It To Win It

Pitch preparation workshops

The In It To Win It pitch workshops provide both information to help you construct your pitch as well as practice and feedback. Finalists should attend the “In It To Win It” workshops for tips on what to include, what to leave out, and how to narrow your focus to the most succinct, informative and successful pitch. The workshops will have opportunities to practice, so come prepared with your draft pitch!

In It To Win It Pitch Slide Deck

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Building Your Brand Narrative

Brand development workshop

Turning your value proposition and branding concept into a narrative helps you communicate clearly to customers, employees and investors the value that your brand delivers. This hands-on workshop will focus on creating a narrative for your brand that will help you articulate your brand for your final pitch as well as providing the basis for your marketing messaging.

Building Your Brand Narrative Slide Deck

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