Entries tagged "Presentation"

Raising investment capital is brutal.  It’s a jungle out there. Early stage capital has never been more difficult to raise.  There are too many business plans chasing too few open wallets.  The entrepreneurs who can capture the imagination of an investor on the first slide has a higher probability of Read More

posted in category Capital Markets

  Technology Transfer and Innovation Forum Series Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM   Location: Southeastern Universities Research Association 1201 New York Ave. NW,  (Lobby Level Confernce Room) Washington, DC 20005 Subject:  DC’s Mr. Cranky on the Chasm Between Research and Revenue: A view from a serial startup founder and angel investor Presenter: Glen  Hellman Professional angel investor and startup mentor Abstract: Glen Hellman Read More

posted in category DC Tech

How does a startup entrepreneur develop the best investor pitch? Well one way is to have the best idea, with the best company and the best team to execute the bests plan ever and to not need any money.  That plan would get 100% of the funding it didn't need.   Since Read More

posted in category Capital Markets

Whether you're in the boardroom, a CEO addressing your team, in a sales call or negotiating with your boss, pitching investors, power is gained or waisted away by little lapses of posture..... body language. In this TEDx Talk, Harvard's Amy Cuddy presents simple techniques that enhance one's testosterone level.   Read More

posted in category Leadership

Ignite DC is celebrating its 10th event by bringing back 16 of the best presenters from the past 9 events. The DC All Stars - Get your tickets now.  The only thing missing is a Robot Dinosaur MC. Let's try and make that happen!  Tweet: ME WANT @FAKEGRIMLOCK AS @IgniteDC MC! http://bit.ly/RJxm4P  Read More

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Featuring Cupid's Cup finalists: 10G Systems ● Food Safety AdministrationReed Street Productions ● Route One Apparel ● VisisonicsFriday, March 30, 2012Adele H. Stamp Student UnionUniversity of Maryland12-2 pm – BB&T Business Invitational, Colony Ballroom2-4 pm – Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, Hoff Theater Five startups pitchfor $25,000 in prizesDon’t miss one of Read More

posted in category Startup

If you haven’t attended or presented at an Ignite you need to put it on your bucket list. The Concept? If you had five minutes on stage, what would you say to Washington, DC?  What if you only had 20 slides and they rotated automatically every 15 seconds?As an added Read More

posted in category Presentations

Studies show that the words we use have less impact on an audience than the tone of our voice. In fact body language... non-verbal communications is the most important  tool in our tool bag for delivering our message.Now a Harvard researcher proposes that posture and power poses transform testosterone and cortisol  levels.  In Read More

posted in category Leadership

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