Setting Up To Scale

Building a startup is like a game of chess, and you need to make the right moves in the beginning to position yourself well for success. That includes making sure critical pieces of your business are in order before you start doing too much at once, so that once you start scaling, you are operationally good-to-go.

But thinking long-term while facing short-term business goals poses its own challenges: how do you pitch your company as it is today while incorporating your long-term goals in the process? Walking the line that straddles your reality and your vision takes practice.

For early stage entrepreneurs, this session offers an overview on how to articulate your current status without selling yourself short of your long-term, ambitious vision.  If you’re interested in being selected to pitch at this event and gain valuable feedback, please email your deck to programs@tie.org. Entrepreneurs who are not pitching are still welcome to sit in on the sessions and provide feedback. The audience of the various players in the tech ecosystem (service providers, established entrepreneurs, investors and more).

This event is for you if:

  • You’re an early-stage entrepreneur trying to navigate your present and future pitch, and want to learn how to position yourself and/or practice your pitch on others
  • You’re considering becoming an entrepreneur and want to absorb as much knowledge as you can about the challenges you will face before taking the plunge

At the event, you will:

  • Learn how to develop your current vs future elevator pitch
  • Practice your pitch (if interested in pitching, please apply by emailing your pitch deck to programs@tie.org) or give feedback to others
  • Meet and network with other entrepreneurs also exploring this topic

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