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Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 06:30 PM   Absolutely Free
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Second Responders $17 plus Eventbrite fees

Third Responders $20 plus Eventbrite fees

Fourth Responders $25 plus Eventbrite fees

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6:30 pm 7:00 pm Check In, Food, Networking

7:00 pm 8:00 pm How the Funding Process Works ; What You Need to Do to Prepare; How to Formulate Your Message

8:00 pm 9:00 pm How to Prepare Your Executive Summary & Investor Presentation - Step-by-Step

This is an interactive & dynamic workshop to help anyone learn how to get his or her business message right & deliver it confidently to investors.

This workshop is designed to address your questions & assess your current strategy & business case.

Learn to clearly communicate your vision, plan, & value proposition.

Learn step-by-step bullets for your executive summary & pitch deck.

Match funding strategy to needs -- i.e., how much do you need & why?

and more!

There will be opportunities to practice your pitch & find out what you need to do to get it right!

If you have an elevator pitch or a pitch slide deck you would like to have reviewed at the workshop, email Gary at:


About the Speaker:

Gary Jinks is the founder & managing director of South Valley Angels & an executive level leader with deep expertiss & extensive track record developing high yield innovation ecosystems & building up high growth exit focused start-up ventures. Gary has created, transformed & launched innovation in the Silicon Valley his entire career, from combat vehicles to lifestyle apps. Gary founded GLJ Group in 2005 & has led engineering, strategic direction and, business development for corporate clients resulting in over $300M in new business. In 2010 he shifted complete focus to the startup community, advising over 400 startups, working with the top incubators & investors in the Silicon Valley, launching innovation centers & developing regional ecosystems around the globe. He is a regular speaker, evangelist & lead executive adviser helping clients formulate custom strategies & implementing the next evolution of the startup model, Startup 3.0 Precision Innovation.

If you have questions about the content of Gary's presentation, please email him at:


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