Making the Shift: Employee to Entrepreneur

By Heather Wilde

Talk Abstract

In this workshop, we will teach participants how to understand whether or not an idea is commercially viable, how to define their target market, be prepared for the demands of the capital raising process, file a business plan and know how to give an effective pitch.

Talk Description

As the barrier to entry lowers, more people are discovering the life of entrepreneurship.

We will teach you the key fundamentals that you need to strike out on your own and create a new business.

This session covers the following topics –

  • Odds of getting capital
  • Why you must be great
  • Be prepared for the demands of the capital raising process

Capital raising documents, including:

  • elevator pitch
  • executive summary
  • Business plan
  • live presentation
  • General principles for presentations
  • Common mistakes in pitching
  • How to give an effective pitch