STRONGER TOGETHER

A curated conversation for founders by founders.

There’s no fixed formula for dealing with an existential threat, especially a global pandemic. The uncertainty is off the charts. As a founder who’s survived (and failed) chaos like this before, Scott Case wants to play offense with other founders, builders, and creators. The /FF is a safe place for leaders to share challenges, wins, and the future of entrepreneurship amid the chaos of now.
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Nathan Gold
Chief Coach of the

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Perfecting Your Pitch

JUNE 9, 2020 | 1:10PM - 1:50PM EDT
One of the most important skills for a founder is pitching your business. As with any skill practice makes perfect.

• What should be included in your pitch?

• How can I grab someone’s attention?

• What bad habits should I avoid in my pitch?

On Tuesday, June 9 at 1:10 pm Nathan Gold, an elevator pitch expert according to the Wall Street Journal, joins Scott on Founders Focus. Founders will have the opportunity to pitch their companies and get feedback from Nathan during the session. Learn how to refine your pitches and what mistakes to avoid.
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ABOUT NATHAN

Nathan Gold, Chief Coach of the Demo Coach hails from the San Francisco Bay Area and travels the world speaking about and coaching people on how to prepare for high-stakes speaking opportunities and how to harness speaking anxiety. He does this through keynotes, experiential interactive workshops, live streaming, and 1:1 sessions, both in person and online.

He has personally delivered thousands of presentations along with thousands of hours of coaching. He has worked in and with small and large companies, including GetAround.com, Glue Networks, Bill.com, Education.com, Innovation Norway, SanDisk, Kaiser Permanente, Plantronics, and IBM — on designing, scripting and delivering more compelling and memorable presentations and product demos, especially in situations where you cannot afford to miss. The Wall Street Journal called Nathan an "elevator pitch expert" after coaching the Top 5 Finalists in the Startup of the Year award, in the actual WSJ elevators in NYC! He is the pitch coach for dozens of accelerators and incubators around the world, an Industry Fellow at UC Berkeley and Hong Kong Baptist University, and a guest lecturer at Wharton Entrepreneurship. Recently, he has been coaching TED and TEDx presenters while also being featured on The Kauffman Founders School website in a video series called Powerful Presentations and Mastering Q&A.

Nathan’s newest book published on June 4, 2019. It is available on Amazon as an eBook and paperback. Please #PayItForward.
COHOST
Nathan Gold
Chief Coach of the

Demo Coach

Perfecting Your Pitch

JUNE 9, 2020 | 1:10PM - 1:50PM EDT
One of the most important skills for a founder is pitching your business. As with any skill practice makes perfect.

• What should be included in your pitch?

• How can I grab someone’s attention?

• What bad habits should I avoid in my pitch?

On Tuesday, June 9 at 1:10 pm Nathan Gold, an elevator pitch expert according to the Wall Street Journal, joins Scott on Founders Focus. Founders will have the opportunity to pitch their companies and get feedback from Nathan during the session. Learn how to refine your pitches and what mistakes to avoid.
REGISTER

ABOUT NATHAN

Nathan Gold, Chief Coach of the Demo Coach hails from the San Francisco Bay Area and travels the world speaking about and coaching people on how to prepare for high-stakes speaking opportunities and how to harness speaking anxiety. He does this through keynotes, experiential interactive workshops, live streaming, and 1:1 sessions, both in person and online.

He has personally delivered thousands of presentations along with thousands of hours of coaching. He has worked in and with small and large companies, including GetAround.com, Glue Networks, Bill.com, Education.com, Innovation Norway, SanDisk, Kaiser Permanente, Plantronics, and IBM — on designing, scripting and delivering more compelling and memorable presentations and product demos, especially in situations where you cannot afford to miss. The Wall Street Journal called Nathan an "elevator pitch expert" after coaching the Top 5 Finalists in the Startup of the Year award, in the actual WSJ elevators in NYC! He is the pitch coach for dozens of accelerators and incubators around the world, an Industry Fellow at UC Berkeley and Hong Kong Baptist University, and a guest lecturer at Wharton Entrepreneurship. Recently, he has been coaching TED and TEDx presenters while also being featured on The Kauffman Founders School website in a video series called Powerful Presentations and Mastering Q&A.

Nathan’s newest book published on June 4, 2019. It is available on Amazon as an eBook and paperback. Please #PayItForward.

ABOUT YOUR HOST

Scott Case

CEO & Co-founder, Upside Business Travel
Scott Case is a technologist, inventor, and entrepreneur well-known as the founding CTO of Priceline.com. As Co-founder and CEO of Upside Business Travel, Scott is the travel entrepreneur telling everyone to #StayHome. As a founder who has survived (and failed) uncertain times like this before, Scott's fired up about playing offense and helping leaders navigate the chaotic COVID climate.
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JUNE 9, 2020
1:10 PM – 1:50 PM EDT
Perfecting Your Pitch
WSJ recognized "elevator pitch expert," Nate Gold joins Scott Case to talk about turning strangers into champions
JUNE 9, 2020
1:10 PM – 1:50 PM EDT
Perfecting Your Pitch
WSJ recognized "elevator pitch expert," Nate Gold joins Scott Case to talk about turning strangers into champions
JUNE 9, 2020
1:10 PM – 1:50 PM EDT
Perfecting Your Pitch
WSJ recognized "elevator pitch expert," Nate Gold joins Scott Case to talk about turning strangers into champions
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