Founder Hotseat: Pitch Your Startup to Waterloo Startup Experts
About this Event
Do you have a startup, or a strong idea for a startup? Could you use blunt, honest feedback on your ideas from experienced entrepreneurs? Then join us for the Founder Hotseat event, from the Founder Institute. During this event, members of the audience will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts, who will then rate each pitch on a score of 1-5 (no 3's allowed!), and provide helpful feedback. Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to register, hear startup ideas, and watch how the experts analyze and critique new businesses.
Who should Attend?
Anyone who wants feedback from leading entrepreneurs
Anyone who has an early-stage startup and wants expert feedback
Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company
Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching
We will be selecting people from the audience to pitch, and will do as many as time allows. To prepare, work on your one sentence pitch at http://fi.co/madlibs.
6 pm - Networking
7 pm - Pitches
8:30 pm - Networking
9 pm - Close
Spectators are welcome!
Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to register, hear startup ideas, and watch how the experts analyze and critique new businesses.
For more free startup events, visit https://FI.co/events.
For information about the investors, incubators, and tech events available in Waterloo, visit: https://fi.co/startup-resources.
When & Where
290 King Street East Waterloo, N2G 2L3, Waterloo, CA
The Founder Institute
The Founder Institute is the world's premier pre-seed startup accelerator. Leaders of the world’s fastest-growing startups have used the Founder Institute to raise funding, get into seed-accelerators, generate traction, recruit a team, build a product, transition from employee to entrepreneur, and more. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60+ countries, the Founder Institute's mission is to “Globalize Silicon Valley” and empower talented and motivated people to build impactful companies that create one million jobs.
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