Expert Dojo Investor Event With Intensive Hands On Support After the Event
How it works
The Investor Event takes place June 26-30 in Santa Monica.
Details of the event are here including the full list of Investors.
Each of the 5 days have a different focus:
Day 1 - Pitch Training for Seed Stage Entrepreneurs
Day 2 - Investment for Female Founders, Powered by Lightspeed Ventures
Day 3 - Early Stage Pitching to Investors
Day 4 - Later Stage Pitching (A round +) by invite only
Day 5 - Curated One on One Investor Meetings
Once you become a member of the Expert DOJO Accelerator all you need to do is let us know what day(s) you will attend and we work with you on a curated schedule of meetings for the event.
Support & Mentorship After the Event
Following the June Investor event we will work with you to prepare for the September event. We have scheduled three full days including a two day intensive workshop in Vancouver in July with Brian McMahon, founder/CEO of Expert Dojo.
Day 1 - Friday July 14 - 10 am - 5 pm
Day 1 begins with a review of the Expert Dojo Investor even by Brian McMahon, Expert Dojo founder and CEO, who will discuss how you should take advantage of the programs, experts and resources now that you are a part of the Expert Dojo family. Having experienced the Dojo through your participation in the June event, Brian will set the stage and expectations of how to prepare for the next Investor Event, taking place September 25-29 at the Dojo in Santa Monica.
In the afternoon, local strategist John McDonald, founder of Firstep, a Vancouver based innovation service, will facilitate a session on Edge Thinking, the Firstep approach to identifying the forces that innovative entrepreneurs need to be aware of and consider to ensure the success of their company.
Day 2 - Saturday July 15 - 10 am - 5 pm
The morning of Day 2 is spent ensuring your branding and positioning are clear and succinct. Katrina Carroll-Foster, founder and CEO of Kollectively, will walk through your brand and market positioning, giving tips, feedback and practical steps to improve and sharpen your brand and messaging.
In the afternoon, Marc Stoiber, founder of Marc Stoiber Brand Strategy, will present his newest innovative product, Pitch DIY, that provides a framework for creating the story of your company and delivering it with passion, clarity and excitement.
Day 3 - Wednesday August 16 - 10 am - 5 pm
During Day 3 you will give your pitch, receive feedback, modify your pitch and give it again in front of a supportive panel of angels, VCs, mentors and industry insiders. This will give you a chance to hone the presentation and ensure your pitch is clear and compelling.
All classes take place at The Profile Lab, 375 Water Street, Vancouver, BC