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How to Pitch Your Business to Investors and Customers

Main Speaker: Nathan Gold, Chief Communication Coach

Nathan will teach you how to pitch your business to investors and customers to stand out

About this Event

Are you prepared to pitch your business to investors and customers in a way that makes you stand out from the crowd?

This workshop is for people who want to quickly and immediately improve the way they communicate and present to audiences of any size, especially investors and customers. You will learn little known secrets of some of the best presenters on the planet including how TED speakers get to be so incredibly captivating while making it look so easy.

Nathan Gold, Chief Coach will offer you his first-hand experience from coaching presenters for investor pitching and at TEDed Conferences, DEMO, TechCrunch Disrupt, Wall Street Journal, and many other high-stakes venues. Check out this recent elevator pitch coaching at the Wall Street Journal to get a sense of what you will experience in this workshop.

Have you ever wondered how the most successful presenters captivate their audiences?

In every presentation, you need to grab the attention of the audience if you want them to be attentive to you and your subject. Most importantly, it needs to be accomplished in the first 30-seconds of your talk. Anything more than that will require you to work much harder to get the audience on your side. Ultimately, you want people to take a step towards you and not away, right?

  • Here is a list of topics covered in this workshop:

  • The Red Box Method: 9 tools and toys for captivating any audience.

  • How to make your presentation openings more compelling.

  • How to present in a virtual setting with more impact.

  • Fully understand what it takes to prepare for a high-stakes presentation.

  • How to never sound the same as any other presenter ever again!

  • How to end your presentations so people will think about you in the future.

  • How to use a Value Proposition Matrix to increase your ability to demonstrate value.

  • The science of reaching into your audience's brain to create a memorable experience.

  • The art of creating and conveying deep and memorable meaning when presenting.

  • How to use visual media to compel people to take action.

After attending this workshop, you will leave knowing more about how to engage and captivate any audience whether 1 or 1,000. You may even find yourself losing some sleep thinking about how you will approach your next presentation given all that you learned in this workshop.

Speaker Bio:

Your speaker is an internationally renowned presentation and pitch coach Nathan Gold. He founded The Demo Coach in 2000 and has personally given over 15,000 presentations and product demos during his career. Gold has worked in and with small and large companies—such as Glue Networks, Bill.com, Education.com, U3, SanDisk, Kaiser Permanente, Nokia, and IBM—on how to design, script and deliver more compelling and memorable presentations and product demos.

Gold is a two-time winner of the distinguished DEMOgod Award, given to him at DEMOmobile 2000 for being “A one man walking communications store with the ability to deliver an incredibly well-timed demonstration.” And again, at DEMOfall 2005, for his demo of U3. Also, Gold has a success rate of 76% of the people he coaches for their on stage performance at DEMO win DEMOgod Awards and is also the co-author of Giving Memorable Product Demos.