Crafting an Unforgettable Pitch

4:30 pm — 6:00 pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Harvard Innovation Lab - Lobby

Overview: A successful pitch does more than just give an outline of your idea or grab someone’s attention. It captivates and convinces! At this workshop, you’ll learn what (and what not!) to do, and understand the structure of a powerful pitch. You’ll also learn how to write your pitch and craft a pitch deck.

Speaker Bio: With a focus on life science and technology companies, Stuart Paap helps leaders, entrepreneurs, and executives perfect their pitches and presentations. Whether they’re sharing a new business idea, speaking with an external partner about the value of collaboration, or pitching an investor, they discover that effective communication is not just about winning over the room, it’s about getting buy-in beyond the meeting.

In addition to working with corporate clients, Paap leads workshops for universities and technology incubators, including MassChallenge, the MIT Enterprise Forum, the Capital Network, McGill’s X-1 Accelerator, and more. In 2018, Stuart was featured in the Boston Globe. You can find out more about Paap at

Paap graduated from McGill University with a degree in Medical Anthropology and Economics.

Crafting an Unforgettable Pitch
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