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Perfect Pitch

Thursday, September 11
7:00am–11:00am

Perfect your pitch and land more funding and customers, with this 7-week program designed to take a growing company to the next level. Learn how to approach and pitch investors in a way that delivers results with an opportunity to apply those lessons learned to potential customers. Designed with input from the investors and executives who hear pitches regularly, the program enables entrepreneurs at all stages of development to become savvy in creating a pitch that will deliver results.

This multi-session program, hosted by bwtech@UMBC and the Chesapeake Innovation Center, will lead entrepreneurs through an intensive course that covers all the basics in pitching content, presentations and audience awareness. This program will help enable you to tailor your message to the right audience at the right time – and highlighted by an Investor Pitch Day.

Each class involves time for in-class work, with investors and industry available to help mentor attendees. The sessions culminate in an Investor Pitch Day, followed by a Corporate Pitch opportunity in conjunction with Cyber Maryland. Participation is limited to 15 companies.

Each session is from 8 am to Noon. Class dates, times and locations is as follows:

The Basics of the Perfect Pitch

  • Thursday, September 11
  • CIC: 2288 Blue Water Blvd, Building 300, Odenton, MD 21113

Articulating Market Need & Competitive Advantage

  • Friday, September 19
  • bwtech@UMBC Cyber Incubator: 5520 Research Park Drive, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21228

Pitch Essentials - Financial Savvy and Deal Structure

  • Friday, September 26
  • CIC: 2288 Blue Water Blvd, Building 300, Odenton, MD 21113

Polish the Message: Inside Look into Body Language, Tone and Slide Content

  • Friday, October 3
  • bwtech@UMBC Cyber Incubator: 5520 Research Park Drive, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21228

After the Pitch

  • Friday, October 10
  • CIC: 2288 Blue Water Blvd, Building 300, Odenton, MD 21113

Investor Pitch Day

  • Friday, October 17
  • bwtech@UMBC Cyber Incubator: 5520 Research Park Drive, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21228

Lessons Learned and Translating Lessons to a Customer Sale

  • Friday, October 24
  • CIC: 2288 Blue Water Blvd, Building 300, Odenton, MD 21113
Chesapeake Innovation Center
2288 Blue Water Blvd, Bldg. 300, Odenton, MD

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