(2 sessions, 4 hours each) 

Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops are hands-on sessions brought to you by experienced entrepreneurs.

The workshops offer ventures the tools, mentoring and peer feedback they need to solve specific problems and develop essential business components.

In each four-hour session you will generate a deliverable that you will use frequently in your business development process.

Workshop Schedule

Session 1 – What do investors & stakeholders want to know? // December 8, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. 

Throughout this morning, participants will focus on gathering and structuring the information required to engage investors. Learn how to use effective communication techniques to craft a compelling narrative that will help your venture stand out in front of investors and other stakeholders.

Deliverable: A summary of the 10 key components that form your investment story.

Session 2 – Creating your pitch // December 15, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

This session will focus on creating a powerful narrative and pitch by applying the principles of storytelling. You will be given the opportunity to practice your pitch during the session, obtaining feedback that will help you to turn your investment story into a compelling presentation.

Deliverable: A 10-slide pitch deck summarizing your key information.

Note that doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and the sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. 

Cost of Workshops

The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops cost $100 to attend. Two different ticket types can be purchased:

1. ONE Client Refundable Deposit

Purchase this ticket if you are a client of a regional innovation centre (Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs). When prompted on the registration page, please list the regional centre where you are a member and your current advisor’s name. You will be refunded your full ticket price at the end of the workshop series and upon completion of our post-workshop survey. 

2. General Attendance Fee (non-refundable)

Purchase this ticket if you are not currently a member of a regional innovation centre

*If you are unable to attend a workshop session, please let us know four business days in advance. We regret that failure to do so may result in the loss of your ticket fee.

**The post-workshop survey must be completed within four days of the last day of a workshop series for a registration deposit or discount to be refunded.

If you would like more information on our workshop programs, or want to know how to become a client of a regional innovation centre, please contact workshops@marsdd.com.

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