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Pitching your Business Online: What Resilient African Entrepreneurs need to know

Resilient Africa Week

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm UTC+1

Pitching your business online

Resilient Africa Week 2020

The Resilient Africa Week is a week-long virtual gathering whereby stakeholders in private and public sector from a variety of industries and disciplines across Africa and Overseas, come together for solution-focused discussion and debate on Africa’s resilience in face of Challenges.

RAW 2020 event brings together some of the best African speakers and industry thought leaders who will share their best advice, lessons learned and strategies in spotting African opportunities during a Crisis. The virtual event would be based on “focused panel session implementation-style” where each panel session is a mini-event. Learn more about other panel sessions

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If you want to raise money for a start up business, you’ll need to know how to pitch your business idea so you can attract investors into funding your company , All business owners need to be able to pitch, whether it’s to potential customers or to investors and banks to raise money for your new business start-up.

David Beckett



David Beckett | Founder Best3Minutes, TEX Pitch Coach | ( Guest Speaker)

David is the creator of the Best3Minutes Pitch Methodology, a TEDx speech coach and author of Pitch To Win. He’s also the creator of The Pitch Canvas©, and has trained over 850 Startups and 13,000 professionals.

Online presentation trainer - coached hundreds of people and given numerous workshops via online tools, and now sharing this knowledge to marketing, sales and product management teams around the world. Pitch Trainer: coached over 950 Startups to make outstanding pitches and raise over €270 Million investment - and to win over €6 Million in prize money at pitching competitions.

Coached over 15,000 professionals at companies such as Unilever, IKEA, Philips, PwC, Google and Booking.com to make winning pitches.

Author of the book 'Pitch To Win'.
Creator of The Pitch Canvas© (download free at Best3minutes.com)
Senior Pitch Coach at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam.
Creator of The Pitch To Win Masterclass: https://pitch-professionals-academy.teachable.com/p/win-business-win-investment-the-ultimate-pitch-toolkit-for-just-5-per-month

Clients include: Startupbootcamp, MassChallenge, ThinkAccelerate, Maersk, PwC, Booking.com, KPMG, Rabobank, ING, Rockstart, Mars, Unilever, Google, HERE, Philips, The Green Challenge, Vodafone, The Impact Hub, StartupAmsterdam, Amsterdam Municipalty, Rotterdam Municipality.

Coached pitch winners at the TEDx Innovation Award, The Green Challenge, Booking Booster, Tommy Hifliger Social Innovation Challenge, Dutch Open Hackathon and The Ignite Award. TEDx speech coach (Amsterdam, CERN, Munich).

Femi Awofala | Founder, Brickstone Africa ( Host )

Femi Awofala is the Founder/CEO of Brickstone Africa, a Project Accelerator firm with strong competence in early stage project development for large industrial and infrastructure projects. See more at www.brickstone.africa

Femi has over 15 years experience advising Companies and Governments on private investments and has lead teams in the structuring and executing project/structured financings and M&A transactions in Energy, Mining & Infrastructure.

Femi was a Vice President at Travant Capital (now Alpha African Advisory), a private equity and investment advisory firm which raised and partially deployed a US$107m private equity fund. Femi was also an investment banking lead with Vetiva Capital Management Limited and ARM Investment Mangers where he lead teams on the advisory, structuring and management of more than $1 billion in public and private offerings of debt/quasi-equity/equity and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions for corporations and governments in Nigeria for over 7 years.

Mr. Awofala has an MBA from the Lagos Business School, Pan – African University, Lagos. He is also volunteers as the Facilitator and Head, Mining & Manufacturing Policy Commission of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG).

Best3Minutes delivers pitch workshops and online courses to train professionals in Startups and Corporates to deliver business and resource winning pitches. David Beckett is Chief Pitch Coach, and has trained over 950 Startups to raise over €270 Million investment, and coached Innovation teams at companies such as Booking.com, PwC, Unilever, Google and IKEA. He is also a TEDx Speech Coach. David is the creator of The Pitch Canvas©, and the author of the book, Pitch To Win. Our team now also includes Sheila Schenkel, who has trained hundreds of people using the Best3MInutes Methodology; and Sudha Kheterpal, 2 x TEDx speaker and former pop musician. Together we've delivered workshops in 29 countries.

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June 25
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