Toronto's

STARTUP INVESTOR DRINKS

Dec 14, 2022

Investor Ready Startups, Active Startup Investors

Networking – Drinks – Rapid Fire Pitches

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We are moving to value for value model for Startup Investor Drinks asking for a donation for your ticket to support the startup community.  Value for Value means you donate what you think an evening of networking with startups and investors, drinks, and pitches is worth to you and what you can afford.  Just put the your amount in the donation field $5, $10, $50, $100 it's up to you.    Thanks for your support!

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INTRODUCTION

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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

Event Organiser

WHERE IS THE EVENT :

Workhaus Commerce Court South

30 Wellington Street West 5th floor Toronto, ON M5E1B1

WHEN IS THE EVENT :

Wednesday Dec 14 6pm - 9pm

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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.

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IN PERSON NETWORKING

Network with 100+ Founders, Investors, and industry leaders and make the connections you need to succeed.

 

02.

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.

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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.

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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.

Startup Coach

Founder TorontoStarts

Andrea Smith

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Rick Bevington

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Startup Investor Drinks Agenda

EVENT SCHEDULE !

Want to know what happens and when at Startup Investor Drinks?

14 December

Wednesday

6:00 pm

Registration Opens
Doors Open

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

9:00 pm
Adjourn
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.  

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SPONSERS AND PARTNERS

Startup Investor Drinks is proudly supported by the following amazing partners!

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CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Have questions about Startup Investor Drinks, just ask!

EVENT VENUE :

Workhaus Commerce Court South

LOCATION ADDRESS :

30 Wellington Street West 5th floor Toronto, ON M5E1B1

Workhaus Commerce Court South

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FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS !!

Have Questions about Startup Investor Drinks we have answers!

Yes, Talk to Craig, The Startup Coach once you arrive and he will add you to the list.  

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.

No, for the 20 second pitches slides won’t be used. 

No, the room is quiet enough to pitch with out a microphone, but you will have to speak at a loud volume.

Then use the Open Pitch portion to practice in a friendly and welcoming environment and tips and feedback that will make you better 

In general no, you only get 20 seconds to pitch and loading a video takes too much time.

The monthly attendance varies from around 100 – 120 entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and more.  

TorontoStarts is always community first the event is free to Investor ready and Later stage startups and startup investors.  If you are not a startup you can 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.

You can also contact us directly by filling out the contact form on this page.

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.

Yes, we serve pizza as we want everyone to be thinking about the amazing connections they are making not about being hungry.

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.