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  • Tuesday
    Feb 6 2018
    INVENT - Elevator Pitch Workshop

    INVENT: Accelerating Innovation and Commercialization - Elevator Pitch Workshop Come learn how to pitch your technology to an investor audience! Please join us for an in-depth and interactive Elevator Pitch Workshop. You will learn how to give an effective 1 to 2-minute pitch about your technology to an investor audience. The goal is for each participant to leave the workshop with a ready to go elevator pitch. You will benefit from feedback from both your peers and two seasoned investor coaches.

    The workshop will also include the following topics:

    •  Creating a value proposition
    •  Tailoring your pitch to investors
    •  Framework to structure your pitch
    •  Reading the audience and effectively handling Q&A

    Workshop leaders: Tom Kingsley Brigitte Piniewski, M.D.

    Tom Kingsley is an entrepreneur and angel investor, co-founder of new startup, consultant, advisor, and board member of several others, and an adjunct professor. He invested in over 50 companies individually and through 3 angel / seed investment groups / funds. Active in deal screening and due diligence teams.

    Brigitte Piniewski, M.D. Advisor to Healthcoin at ConsenSys Dr. Piniewski advises a number of healthtech startups including Healthcoin within ConsenSys: a blockchain venture production studio building decentralized applications on Ethereum. She is a medical practitioner who recently completed several years as Chief Medical Officer for PeaceHealth Labs, a large regional reference laboratory. Dr. Piniewski also contributes as a researcher, author and advocate in the healthtech space.

    When: Tuesday, February 6, 8:30 - 11:00 am

    Where: OBI, 4640 Southwest Macadam Avenue, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97239

    Parking: Free parking is available on site. Passes available inside.

    Registration: Free. Space is limited to 12 participants.

    Program Agenda:

    8:30 am – 9:00 am Networking

    9:00 am – 9:10 am Introductions and goals for workshop

    9:10 am – 9:30 am Overview of elevator pitch format – Provide examples/videos of excellent pitches

    9:30 am – 9:35 am Elevator pitch fill-in-the-blank form

    9:35 am – 9:55 am Small group work – give and receive feedback

    9:55 am – 10:00 am Incorporate feedback into their pitch

    10:00 am – 11:00 am Practice pitch and get feedback from one of the leaders.

    The workshop is brought to you by the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute, Technology Transfer & Business Development, and the OTRADI Bioscience Incubator.