Open Mic Pitch Night

Open Mic Pitch Night

Open Mic Pitch Night

Do you have a story to tell, a product to launch, funds to raise or a cause to create awareness of?

On the 3rd Friday of each month, we open the doors and the stage to local entrepreneurs to give their pitch, and invite the community to come and listen. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an investor, a business enthusiast, a corporate employee or anyone in between, you are welcome to join us as part of the audience to hear the pitches.

Want to pitch?

We have 6x 5-minute spots available each month.

Three spots are available to be pre-booked by Members, so you can be guaranteed time with the microphone.

Another three spots are available on the night, for anyone who wants to speak. These are on a first come, first served basis…so get there early (sign up sheet will be available from 4:30pm)

 

Pitches will start at 5pm and conclude by 6pm, with a short intermission.

There is no judging, no criteria and no rules (other than common courtesy of course).

Time for a few questions will follow each pitch.

Slides are optional, we recommend creating slides in 16:9 format to best suit the screen.

 

For the pitchers and the audience, we’ll provide a drink & some snacks to help you relax.

We will probably go out for dinner somewhere nearby afterward, you are welcome to join if you are available (dinner is not included in your ticket price)

Ticket price

FREE for Canvas Members

$10 for Non-Members

 

Get a ticket to PITCH or LISTEN

Schedule

4:30pm Arrival – sign up sheet for Open Spots available

                         – grab a drink and snacks

                         – meet other attendees

5:00pm Pitching commences 3x 5 minute pitches plus Q&A

5:30pm Short break

5:35pm Pitching continues 3x 5 minute pitches plus Q&A

6:00pm Time to meet the pitchers and others in the audience

6:30pm Close (go out for dinner, optional)

 

Let us know you are coming along, book your ticket to PITCH or LISTEN here

Open Mic Pitch Night

Open Mic Pitch Night

Open Mic Pitch Night

Do you have a story to tell, a product to launch, funds to raise or a cause to create awareness of?

On the 3rd Friday of each month, we open the doors and the stage to local entrepreneurs to give their pitch, and invite the community to come and listen. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an investor, a business enthusiast, a corporate employee or anyone in between, you are welcome to join us as part of the audience to hear the pitches.

Want to pitch?

We have 6x 5-minute spots available each month.

Three spots are available to be pre-booked by Members, so you can be guaranteed time with the microphone.

Another three spots are available on the night, for anyone who wants to speak. These are on a first come, first served basis…so get there early (sign up sheet will be available from 4:30pm)

 

Pitches will start at 5pm and conclude by 6pm, with a short intermission.

There is no judging, no criteria and no rules (other than common courtesy of course).

Time for a few questions will follow each pitch.

Slides are optional, we recommend creating slides in 16:9 format to best suit the screen.

 

For the pitchers and the audience, we’ll provide a drink & some snacks to help you relax.

We will probably go out for dinner somewhere nearby afterward, you are welcome to join if you are available (dinner is not included in your ticket price)

Ticket price

FREE for Canvas Members

$10 for Non-Members

 

Get a ticket to PITCH or LISTEN

Schedule

4:30pm Arrival – sign up sheet for Open Spots available

                         – grab a drink and snacks

                         – meet other attendees

5:00pm Pitching commences 3x 5 minute pitches plus Q&A

5:30pm Short break

5:35pm Pitching continues 3x 5 minute pitches plus Q&A

6:00pm Time to meet the pitchers and others in the audience

6:30pm Close (go out for dinner, optional)

 

Let us know you are coming along, book your ticket to PITCH or LISTEN here

Startup Onramp Demo Day

Startup Onramp Demo Day

Startup Onramp Demo Day

Friday 16 August 2019 at Canvas Coworking, Toowoomba

Startup Onramp is a training and mentoring program for early stage startup founders.

The 12 week program is coming to an end, and you are invited to join us to hear from each of the startup teams and celebrate their journey.

Each startup will give a 5-minute pitch outlining the problem they’re solving, their solution, customer validation, lessons learned, and most importantly how the startup community can help them to continue growing.

The teams pitching are:

Jakka Pack
EPPA House
Agile Innovators Australia
Maxlancer

Also pitching, are Startup Onramp Alumni…Elkei Education (formerly Spark Girlz)

Please join us for an evening of pitching, followed by great conversation, networking and refreshments at Canvas Coworking.

Agenda

5:00pm Arrival of guests
5:15pm Welcome
5:30pm Pitches
6:30pm Networking & Refreshments

About Startup Onramp

Startup Onramp is a pre-accelerator for early stage startups. Teams of up to three founders complete a 12-week training and mentoring program that gives them the essential skills they need to launch their company before they leave the safety of their day job.

Startup Onramp aims to give startup founders the knowledge, skills and contacts they need to get their startup through its first year and avoid making predictable mistakes that lead to failure. It leverages the experience of local successful entrepreneurs and investors.

Startup Onramp gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Queensland Government through Advance Queensland.

To register your interest in being part of the next Startup Onramp cohort, contact Joy Taylor 0407584987 or David Masefield 0422590552 or email bookings@canvascoworking.com.au

Open Mic Pitch Night

Open Mic Pitch Night

Open Mic Pitch Night

Do you have a story to tell, a product to launch, funds to raise or a cause to create awareness of?

On the 3rd Friday of each month, we open the doors and the stage to local entrepreneurs to give their pitch, and invite the community to come and listen. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an investor, a business enthusiast, a corporate employee or anyone in between, you are welcome to join us as part of the audience to hear the pitches.

Want to pitch?

We have 6x 5-minute spots available each month.

Three spots are available to be pre-booked by Members, so you can be guaranteed time with the microphone.

Another three spots are available on the night, for anyone who wants to speak. These are on a first come, first served basis…so get there early (sign up sheet will be available from 4:30pm)

 

Pitches will start at 5pm and conclude by 6pm, with a short intermission.

There is no judging, no criteria and no rules (other than common courtesy of course).

Time for a few questions will follow each pitch.

Slides are optional, we recommend creating slides in 16:9 format to best suit the screen.

 

For the pitchers and the audience, we’ll provide a drink & some snacks to help you relax.

We will probably go out for dinner somewhere nearby afterward, you are welcome to join if you are available (dinner is not included in your ticket price)

Ticket price

FREE for Canvas Members

$10 for Non-Members

 

Get a ticket to PITCH or LISTEN

Schedule

4:30pm Arrival – sign up sheet for Open Spots available

                         – grab a drink and snacks

                         – meet other attendees

5:00pm Pitching commences 3x 5 minute pitches plus Q&A

5:30pm Short break

5:35pm Pitching continues 3x 5 minute pitches plus Q&A

6:00pm Time to meet the pitchers and others in the audience

6:30pm Close (go out for dinner, optional)

 

Let us know you are coming along, book your ticket to PITCH or LISTEN here

METS Innovation Regional Accelerator – Darling Downs

METS Innovation Regional Accelerator – Darling Downs

MIRA Darling Downs is a pre-accelerator intended to help SMEs Scaleups and Startups improve and accelerate their commercial outcomes including their ability to compete, gain traction in the market with their solutions and establish robust and sustainable businesses.

We are seeking regional innovators, at either SMEs, Scaleup or Startup stage to take part in a six week program. MIRA Darling Downs will focus on the key elements of identifying and addressing business capability gaps, as well as less formal coaching and mentoring from qualified and experienced partners from industry.

Program Schedule

The program will run for 1 day per week, for 6 weeks and include time for participant coaching/mentoring on the same day as the session.

Accelerator: Group Workshops

  • Occuring on Tuesdays weekly
  • Commencing 19 March 2019 for 6 weeks – in person at Canvas Coworking,

9am-12pm: Group ‘workshop’ session

12pm-2pm: Lunch 2pm-5pm: Pitch practice AND Individual coaching/mentoring with ‘expert/s’ AND Accountability ‘setting & reviewing activity’ with Program Facilitator (each team, on rotation)

Accelerator: Team Accountability

  • Occuring on Fridays weekly
  • Commencing 22 March 2019 for 6 weeks In person or via Zoom

Activity debrief with Program Facilitator (30 mins per team)

 

Participants are encouraged to work from Canvas Coworking on a daily basis as appropriate, with access to a Hot Desk included in the program. Semi-private offices are available if required for an additional fee (payable by the participant). Working onsite will provide access to others in the coworking community, other skill building workshops, mentors and support as required.

 

Pitch / Graduation Day Event

On Tuesday 30 April 2019 Each team will have 5 minutes to deliver their pitch to the audience, which will include specially invited guests from the METS, Energy & Resources sector, along with members of the public. A panel of selected Community and Industry Stakeholders will have 5 minutes to ask questions following each pitch.

 

Program Content

As the cohort of participants has not yet been finalised, the program content is still flexible, as we want to ensure that the program delivers as much value as possible to each participant. Therefore, the following is a suggestion of the workshop topics that will be delivered each week.

Week 1 – 19 March 2019

  • Overview of program objectives
  • Useful Tools & Resources
  • Problem-Customer validation

Week 2 – 26 March 2019

  • Networking skills
  • Product/Market fit
  • Prototype development

Week 3 – 2 April 2019

  • Business models
  • Financial considerations
  • Pipeline development

Week 4 – 9 April 2019

  • Legal considerations
  • Negotiating
  • Raising capital

Week 5 – 17 April 2019

  • Systems and processes
  • Brand development
  • Marketing and Communications

Week 6 – 23 April 2019

  • Pitch practice

Conclusion – 30 April 2019

  • Pitch presentation
  • Graduation celebration

Mentors / Facilitators

General business skills, behaviour and pitch coaching will be conducted by Joy Taylor and David Masefield from Startup Toowoomba, with specialists introduced as required.

Specialised Business mentors will be available via Canvas Coworking’s ‘Mentor in the House’ providers:

  • Accounting: Mick Harding from McConachie Stedman
  • Accountants Legal: Peta Gray from Enterprise Legal
  • Intellectual Property/Trademarks/Patents: Dallas Gibb from IP
  • Active Design & Branding: Leisa Clark from Retrohex
  • Commercialisation: Stuart Hazell from Accelerating Commercialisation

Specialised Industry mentors will be arranged with leading companies in the sectors relevant to the participants Participants will be introduced to local businesses who specialise in several of the topics noted above, who can provide expert advice and/or outsourcing of services if required, such as:

  • Website Developer
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Australia Post
  • Bookkeeper
  • Public Speaking Coach

To Apply:

Book your spot
If you have any questions, or want to arrange a payment plan, contact Joy on 0407584987

 

Delivered by:

Joy Taylor and David Masefield from Orior Jam

powered by Orior Jam - Begin Now

Book your spot
Open Mic Pitch Night

Open Mic Pitch Night

Open Mic Pitch Night

Do you have a story to tell, a product to launch, funds to raise or a cause to create awareness of?

On the 3rd Friday of each month, we open the doors and the stage to local entrepreneurs to give their pitch, and invite the community to come and listen. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an investor, a business enthusiast, a corporate employee or anyone in between, you are welcome to join us as part of the audience to hear the pitches.

Want to pitch?

We have 6x 5-minute spots available each month.

Three spots are available to be pre-booked by Members, so you can be guaranteed time with the microphone.

Another three spots are available on the night, for anyone who wants to speak. These are on a first come, first served basis…so get there early (sign up sheet will be available from 4:30pm)

 

Pitches will start at 5pm and conclude by 6pm, with a short intermission.

There is no judging, no criteria and no rules (other than common courtesy of course).

Time for a few questions will follow each pitch.

Slides are optional, we recommend creating slides in 16:9 format to best suit the screen.

 

For the pitchers and the audience, we’ll provide a drink & some snacks to help you relax.

We will probably go out for dinner somewhere nearby afterward, you are welcome to join if you are available (dinner is not included in your ticket price)

Ticket price

FREE for Canvas Members

$10 for Non-Members

 

Get a ticket to PITCH or LISTEN

Schedule

4:30pm Arrival – sign up sheet for Open Spots available

                         – grab a drink and snacks

                         – meet other attendees

5:00pm Pitching commences 3x 5 minute pitches plus Q&A

5:30pm Short break

5:35pm Pitching continues 3x 5 minute pitches plus Q&A

6:00pm Time to meet the pitchers and others in the audience

6:30pm Close (go out for dinner, optional)

 

Let us know you are coming along, book your ticket to PITCH or LISTEN here

Startup Onramp Pitches & Canvas Coworking Christmas Party

Startup Onramp Pitches & Canvas Coworking Christmas Party

Startup Onramp Toowoomba Pitch Event Canvas Coworking & Startup Toowoomba Christmas Party

Wednesday 12 December 2018 at Canvas Coworking, Toowoomba

Startup Onramp is a training and mentoring program for early stage startup founders.

The 12 week program is coming to an end, and you are invited to join us to hear from each of the 11 startup teams and celebrate their journey.

Each startup will give a 5-minute pitch outlining the problem they’re solving, their solution, customer validation, lessons learned, and most importantly how the startup community can help them to continue growing.

The teams pitching are:

Ocean Rover
Blue Lilac
ACRES (Allied Creatives Rural Enterprise Support)
AC Project Enterprises
Shampoo Review
Earth Radiance
Rural Resources
Toowoomba Doggy Day Care
Vegan Shoes
The Cold Coffee Club
Spark Girlz

Please join us for an afternoon of pitching, followed by great conversation, networking and refreshments at the Canvas Coworking and Startup Toowoomba Christmas Party.

Agenda

3:00pm Arrival of guests
3:15pm Welcome
3:30pm Pitches
6:00pm Canvas Coworking and Startup Toowoomba Christmas Party
7:00pm Dinner served

About Startup Onramp

Startup Onramp is a pre-accelerator for early stage startups. Teams of up to three founders complete a 12-week training and mentoring program that gives them the essential skills they need to launch their company before they leave the safety of their day job.

Startup Onramp aims to give startup founders the knowledge, skills and contacts they need to get their startup through its first year and avoid making predictable mistakes that lead to failure. It leverages the experience of local successful entrepreneurs and investors.

Startup Onramp gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Queensland Government through Advance Queensland.

The next Startup Onramp program will commence in Toowoomba on 30 January 2019. More details contact Joy Taylor 0407584987 or David Masefield 0422590552 or email hello@oriorjam.com.au

Perfect Your Pitch

Perfect Your Pitch

Today’s world wants to know you and the real story behind why you do what you do.

Whether you have a product to sell, a company purpose to share, or an audience to entertain, people are far more likely to engage and connect if you deliver a well-crafted story with an emotional core.

‘Perfect Your Pitch’ provides you with a focused framework to help you shape your story and a safe environment where you will get to practice telling your story…and receive immediate feedback from an audience of your peers on how they received your message.

“Prior Preparation & Planning Prevents Poor Performance” is a motto that we believe.
Perfect Your Pitch is a platform to help you prepare, plan and practice, so that you perform to the best of your ability!

We’ll even throw in a few drinks & some snacks to help you relax.

Cost:
FREE for Canvas Members
$10 for Non-Members

BOOK YOUR SPOT

Perfect Your Pitch

Perfect Your Pitch – Special Guest: Paul Herbert from Hidden 90

“If you haven’t connected with your audience in the first 90 – 180 seconds research suggests your pitch is destined to fail.”
 
The beginning is vital to any successful pitch.
 
In this session join communications expert Paul Herbert in exploring and practicing three proven methods to successfully begin a presentation.
 
Along the way we will explore elements of physiology (body and voices) to assist you in projecting confidence and a quiet authority when you present.
 
Cost:
FREE for Canvas Members
$10 for Non-Members
includes pizza and a drink

BOOK YOUR SPOT