Pitch Perfect - The "How-To” Workshop
on Creating the Pitch That Will Get Your Business Funded!
"Chance favors those who are
We pitch ideas, products and services
to different audiences every day. Sometimes you have 15 seconds to make an
impression to secure capital investment.
Sometimes you get 20 minutes to impress a set of keen eyes and ears
listening to everything you say.
So how to prepare for those moments?
Laurelle Johnson, expert Pitch Coach
to entrepreneurs, will lead us through the do’s of pitching, an easy way to
‘put it all together’ and lead us through a workshop designed to help your
Delilah Panio, founder and CEO of
Stiletto Dash Inc. and Nanxi Liu, co-founder and CEO of Enplug entrepreneurs will share their journey of perfecting
their pitch and successes in raising capital for their enterprises.
This Win LAVA event is a hands on
workshop with practical guides catered to entrepreneurs and professionals who
want to polish their pitch skills. Bring your pitch, bring your ideas and bring
your enthusiasm for learning and we will all walk out with the Perfect Pitch
Natalie Do, Steering committee member of
WinLAVA, Financial Pitch Coach for WinLAVA candidates, VP, Relationship Manager
of Torrey Pines Bank.
Johnson has coached leading entrepreneurs to power up their public speaking
skills in order to pitch to angel investors and VCs. With her coaching they
created a to-the-point elevator pitch and capital presentation.She has
worked with candidates to prepare for Tech Coast Angels "Pitch to the
Angels" competition as well as WinLAVA's Pitch Competition held each year
on International Women's Day in March.Her clients have won competitions,
been funded by investors and raised over $1.2 million.
Delilah Panio is the Founder of Stiletto Dash Inc, a
digital media company for women business travelers, providing solutions to help
SDashers to be healthier and happier on the road. A former corporate climber,
Delilah has over 10 years in the capital markets including running the business
development division for Toronto Stock Exchange. After many years working in
the corporate world and hundreds of business trips, Delilah took a giant leap
off the corporate ladder, moved to Los Angeles, and launched her first startup
in early 2013.
Nanxi Liu is CEO and
co-founder of Enplug, Inc., a LA-based company that is building the world's
first network of interactive digital billboards for restaurants and bars. She
is also founder of Nanoly Bioscience, a biotech company whose product was named
Intel's Top Social Innovation of 2012. Nanxi serves as an advisory board member
of UNICEF's Chinese Children's Initiative, a youth advisory board member of
Lady Gaga's Foundation, and a board member of the West LA Chamber of Commerce.
A Colorado native, Nanxi studied at UC Berkeley.