The pitch can make or break your chances of getting funded by angels and venture capitalists, which could ultimately mean the difference between the success or failure of your business. In this program, Gus Weber of Polaris Venture Partners will break down the key elements of a pitch and talk about major dos and don’ts.
Specific topics will include:
• Why introductions matter
• Nailing your slide deck
• Executing on the delivery
• How not to screw up the follow-up
Gus Weber is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Polaris Venture Partners and the head of PVP’s Dogpatch Labs. Prior to joining Polaris, Gus was the Business Development and Community Relations Manager at Microsoft’s New England Research & Development Center (N.E.R.D).
Doors will open for networking at 9:30am.
This program is part of McCarter & English’s ongoing series at CIC on legal and business topics for entrepreneurs and emerging companies. Programs are held once or twice each month and are open to members of the CIC and their guests, as well as to the greater Boston entrepreneurial community. Contact: Rick Lucash, 617-449-6568, firstname.lastname@example.org, @ricklucash Benjamin Hron, 617-449-6584, email@example.com, @HronEsq
Next: April 4 - Negotiating Series A Term Sheets: Part I
About the McCarter & English Emerging Companies Group
McCarter’s Emerging Companies Group is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build and finance their businesses. The group is composed of tech-savvy lawyers who have helped build, grow, sell and take public companies across the full spectrum of businesses, including Internet, software, medical devices, new media, life sciences, cleantech, healthcare, consumer products, biotechnology, retail, e-commerce, entertainment, financial services, insurance and telecom.