STARTUP INVESTOR DRINKS
Mar 30, 2023
Investor Ready Startups, Active Startup Investors
Networking – Drinks – Rapid Fire Pitches
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Several ticket types are available to purchase to suit your needs. Thanks for your support!Toronto’s Startup Investor Drinks Open Pitch Open Bar helps connect investor ready startups with Startup Investors in an intimate networking environment. Your ticket includes drinks, pizza and rapid fire pitches.
Any Ticket gives you the opportunity to sign up to pitch at the event.
- Early Bird - Drinks, Pizza, 20 Second Pitch
- Regular - Drinks, Pizza, 20 Second Pitch
- Platinum - Use Your Own Slide - Drinks, Pizza, 20 Second Pitch in front of your own slide,
- One Minute Pitch - Drinks, Pizza, One Minute Pitch, use your own slides
- Sponsor Ticket - Drinks, Pizza, 2 Minute Pitch, table at event, use your own slides, podcast interview (if appropriate)
Tickets available at door
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Toronto’s Startup Investor Drinks Open Pitch Open Bar helps connect Investor Ready startups with Investors in an intimate networking environment with drinks, pizza and rapid fire pitches. Startup Investor Drinks is TorontoStarts flagship & longest standing startup community event. Connect with founders, funders, innovators, entrepreneurs, & leaders in Toronto’s startup ecosystem. We have evolved Startup Investor Drinks Toronto and now includes open pitch and open bar. This is not only a monthly ritual for many of the city’s local startups, VCs, small business owners it is also the gateway event for many new entrepreneurs, professionals, and others looking to learn more about starting up in Toronto.
Startup Investor Drinks is a casual gathering that fosters grassroots relationship building where startup founders, funders, partners and enthusiasts come together to exchange ideas, share knowledge, discuss challenges and learn from one another.
Craig, The Startup Coach
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WHY ATTEND OUR EVENT?
Network, Pitch, Network at Startup Investor Drinks you will network with startup investors, founders, and industry leaders, then the pitches begin shortly after 7, and networking again after that.
IN PERSON NETWORKING
Network with 100+ Founders, Investors, and industry leaders and make the connections you need to succeed.
20 SECOND PITCHES
A Timer counts down the 20 second Open Pitches – If you are pitching don’t ramble! You will be cut off when time runs out to ensure, everyone has a chance and to force you to focus.
DRINKS & PIZZA
Your entry ticket covers all your drinks for the event. Our bartenders will be serving Catapult Brewing Kolsch and APA beers are served as well as white and red wine, sparkling water, and water. Pizza is served as well.
Startup Investor Drinks
Meet The Team
Startup Investor Drinks is only made possible by the dedication of our team who volunteer their time to bring all the resources together to make it happen.
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Startup Investor Drinks Agenda
EVENT SCHEDULE !
Want to know what happens and when at Startup Investor Drinks?
Doors open and pizza, beer, and wine are available shortly after 6pm. Networking begins
From 6:00 - 7:10 pm
Networking & Drinks
Networking and Drinks
Adhoc networking with beer, wine, and pizza available. Sign up for the Rapid Fire Pitches begins.
From ~7:15 - 7:45
Rapid Fire Pitches
Rapid Fire Pitches
Rapid Fire 20 second pitches begin around 7:15pm. Bar closes during the pitches so people focus on the pitches.
From 7:45 - 9:00 pm
Networking and Drinks
Networking and Drinks
After the pitches the bar opens again and the networking goes to an even higher level
Adjourn at 9 pm
We would love to hang out all night but we have to adjourn at 9pm and start the clean up and reset of the venue.
What happened at Startup Investor Drinks in 2023
Feb 23 Startup Investor Drinks
On February 23, 2023, the TorontoStarts community gathered at the Workhaus Office and co-working space to attend the Startup Investor Drinks event. Despite the snowstorm,
Jan 26 Startup Investor Drinks
Toronto Startup Scene Thrives with Jan 26 Startup Investor Drinks Event On January 26th, TorontoStarts held its latest Startup Investor Drinks event at the Workhaus
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT STARTUP INVESTOR DRINKS
Here is what others are saying about Startup Investor Drinks!
Startup Investor Drinks Partners
SPONSERS AND PARTNERS
Startup Investor Drinks is proudly supported by the following amazing partners!
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS !!
Have Questions about Startup Investor Drinks we have answers!
Can anyone pitch?
Yes, Talk to Craig, The Startup Coach once you arrive and he will add you to the list.
How long are the pitches?
The Open Pitches times are assigned by the Startup Coach when you are added to the list. Pitches are given 20 seconds, with a couple pitching longer. Want to pitch longer convince the startup coach when signing up at the event.
Do I need slides to pitch?
No, for the 20 second pitches slides won’t be used.
Is there a Microphone?
Yes, there is a mic to use, but you will still have to speak at a loud volume.
What if I am the worst at pitching?
Then use the Open Pitch portion to practice in a friendly and welcoming environment and tips and feedback that will make you better
Can I play a video?
In general no, you only get 20 seconds to pitch and loading a video takes too much time.
How big is Startup Investor Drinks?
The monthly attendance varies from around 100 – 120 entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and more.
Do I need to be a startup to attend?
TorontoStarts is always community first If you are not a startup you can still buy a ticket. If you are in the idea stage you can volunteer, and anyone can sponsor and help us pay for the food and drinks. if you are part of the entrepreneur ecosystem or are just interested in meeting some amazing people, join us.
What if I have more questions?
You can also contact us directly by filling out the contact form on this page.
What Drinks are served?
Your entry ticket covers all your drinks for the event. Our bartenders will be serving Catapult Brewing Kolsch and APA beers are served as well as white and red wine, sparkling water, and water.
Is there food?
Yes, we serve pizza as we want everyone to be thinking about the amazing connections they are making not about being hungry.
Can I become a partner?
Yes, you can sponsor a Startup Investor Drinks Open Pitch Open Bar event by purchasing the $250 sponsorship package. You can also contact us directly by emailing us to discuss other partnership opportunities.