Pitch Perfect: Getting Your Investment Pitch Ready for the Den

Pitch Perfect: Getting Your Investment Pitch Ready for the Den

WHEN Tuesday, February 23rd 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM WHERE Spark Centre 21 Simcoe Street South. 1st Floor Oshawa, ON L1H 7L9 REGISTER HERE Dragon’s Den auditions are returning to Oshawa on March 2nd. Get your pitch ready with our useful workshop. This workshop will be useful for anyone looking for information on how to deliver a better investment pitch. The difference between a great pitch and a poor pitch can change your companies’ future! Spark Centre has helped many startup companies and entrepreneurs create and deliver successful investment pitches. Clients have appeared on Dragons’ Den, Digital Den and other major pitch competitions. What You Will Learn: – The 8 key components of an investment pitch – The importance of content and delivery – What questions will the investors ask – How to deal with presentation anxiety – How to make it a pitch investors’ will remember About the Presenter: Robert J. Weese is an author, speaker, business coach, entrepreneur and advisor at the Spark Centre. A former broadcaster turned sales professional Bob has worked with Spark Centre clients to helped them hone their investment pitches. Spark Clients have received funding from major Canadian Pitch Competitions, Angel Investors, launched successful KickStarter campaigns, and appeared on the TV shows Dragons’ Den and Digital...
360 Incentives Raises $10 million in Funding

360 Incentives Raises $10 million in Funding

(source) Whitby-based 360incentives, a cloud-based incentives software platform for businesses, announced $10 million in new financing. The round was led by Leaders Fund, a newly launched enterprise SaaS venture fund, and Economic Development Canada (EDC), with participation from existing investors OMERS Ventures and Klass Capital. 360 helps businesses gain actionable insights and manage incentives programs, like sales spiff and rebates, on a single platform. In November 2015, the company was ranked 24th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50. 360 founder and CEO Jason said that the funding will be used towards further developing 360 software. “Companies that sell through complex channels have long faced frustration due to losing sight of what happens out in the channel once their products have shipped to the distribution level,” said Atkins. “They had no way to know who was selling and buying the products and no way to be a part of ensuring a great experience for their consumers. Couple that with the data vulnerabilities associated with operating incentives across multiple solutions and it becomes difficult to make program decisions with certainty.” He added, “By offering a fully-integrated solution on a single software platform, we give our clients the reporting visibility they need to make meaningful changes and build real...