February 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
In this Masterclass, we will cover:
PLUS, all participants receive a pitch building toolkit and access to our alumni discount (20%) for continued pitch and presentation coaching.
One more thing…
This masterclass has been designed so that you can apply what you learn straight away. We encourage you to come with your questions to make the most of the session.
About your Masterclass Teacher
Melanie Ewan is one of the Managing Partners of Volition, as well as an international speaker and freelance writer. Melanie and Volition Co-Founder, Paul Brassard, have worked together to organize and host over 75 pitch events and workshops over the past four years in five different countries.
In the past year, Melanie has designed and delivered pitch workshops and masterclass content in Vancouver, Dublin (SaaStock 2019), Amsterdam and Madrid.
“Melanie’s pitch masterclass was amazing, full of insights and ideas to use in my communication strategy and improve my speech. She is a great professional and knows a lot about this. Totally recommend it!!” – Gonzalo Medina
“I couldn’t believe that in such a short amount of time, I was able to understand so many puzzle pieces I had been missing before. She knows what she’s talking about and explains the ideas clearly. Thanks Melanie, I look forward to working with you again.” – Josee Perron
“The content was very complete, and very well explained. It helped me as a guidance of the way I should start focusing my project. Thanks for everything.” – Pitch Masterclass Attendee
“Keep offering such amazing classes. Online is perfect. I feel more prepared for my Volition pitch this week.” – Pitch Masterclass Attendee
Is this Masterclass for investor pitches only?
While the content has an investor pitch lens, only about a third of attendees actually intend to raise, while others are wanting to learn how to ask for other things – access to networks, mentors, funding from government etc.
In the first half of the class we work through thinking about your end goal, and how to develop a story from this. The second part of the class will cover more investor pitch ‘buckets’, though all of these pieces you should know and be able to speak to in your business. I will also talk about top mistakes I see from pitchers and have some time for q&a.
Where is this class held?
This Masterclass will be held online on zoom. A few days before the class we will send you the login information and other relevant details.
Do I need to prepare anything in advance?
We suggest that you bring questions, and think about your why in advance (i.e., the reason you are pitching and anything specific that you are asking for) as well as any customer or client stories that you might have. This isn’t required, but will help you get into the frame of mind.
There will be interactive elements of the class, so we suggest that you have your mic and video on. You will not be required to speak, but we do encourage this so that you get the most out of the class.