An application to a startup competition is a pitch to the judges in writing, according to their rules and criteria. Join us for a two-part webinar series to make sure that your application has “Perfect Pitch” for the ears of the judges. These webinars will help you submit a compelling application to the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2018. Create a successful MITEF Greece Startup Competition Application on Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017 & Thursday, 21 Dec 2017 at 16.30 EET
19.12.2017 > Webinar 1: The Application
We’ll go through each aspect of the application together. You will learn how to address each question asked in a way that will help the judges see the benefit of including your startup in the competition. Questions are encouraged!
Here’s what you will learn in webinar 1:
– Overview of the rules & application
– Critical items to address in each section
– Do’s and don’ts for each item
– Linda Plano’s best tool for writing a great application
21.12.2017 > Webinar 2: YOUR Application
The second webinar will be fully interactive: We will go through selected parts of real applications submitted by volunteers. Do’s and don’ts will be discussed, along with suggestions that will benefit everyone in the audience in creating their own applications.
About your coach, Linda Plano, Founder, Plano & Simple
Linda Plano founded Plano & Simple in 2010 to support her habit of coaching entrepreneurs on their pitches and overall venture development. She has coached nearly 600 mostly high-tech entrepreneurs, and they have gone on to raise well over $250M. She has held positions as a research scientist and CEO of startups and up to VP New Biz Dev for more established companies. Linda is a co-founder and chair of the precursor to the Cleantech Open – Northeast, and has co-founded and run a dozen major investor pitch events while Associate Director of the Mass Tech Transfer Center.
She is also a co-founder and co-chair of the MITEF Mentor Smart program. Linda has degrees from MIT (BS Physics) and Stanford (Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering).