Techstars Pitch Workshop

    Thursday, April 26, 2018

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Techstars Pitch Workshop

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Event starts at 6:30 pm

General Provision
525 NW 1st Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Learn how to pitch your ideas at our free Pitch Workshop at General Provision.

Do you know how to effectively pitch an idea, a business, yourself? Can you identify the key elements of a good pitch? This workshop will help you get prepared for the Startup Weekend FTL Friday night idea pitch contest and general pitching by covering both 60-second pitches and longer format pitching to judges or investors. 

Even if you do not plan on attending Startup Weekend FTL, the workshop is designed to provide value to the community at large by providing you with tools to help 
you polish your presentation skills. 


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6:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

7:00 pm
Get set up for the evening and get to know your fellow participants

7:30 pm
Content Starts
Learn something new and take it all in!

8:30 pm
Networking and Goodbyes
Make those last-minute connections before you leave


Joe Russo
Executive Director

Joe Russo is the founding Executive Director of the Palm Beach Tech Association, a non profit committed to Building the Palm Beaches into a Tech Hub.

Since July 2015, Joe led the organization to attract over 150 corporate members and 1,000’s to their community, with an annual budget over $200,000 and 3 full time staff.

In 2016, Joe spearheaded and effort to bring Downtown West Palm Beach its first coworking space, raising over $150,000 with the Knight Foundation, City of West Palm Beach, and private donations.

Since 2013, Joe has also served on the Palm Beach County STEM Council, Business Development Board Taskforces, Chamber of Commerce Councils, SunFest Committees, and on the Boards of Kayla Cares 4 Kids and the Big Heart Brigade.

A Native Floridian, he attended Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach and Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers.

Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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  • Alex
  • Marc
  • Melissa

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