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Pitch & Presentation

April 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



April 16
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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How to Ace Your Startup Pitch and Tell a Unique Story

This free webinar is part of Queens StartUP Competition. Join the finalists and our presentation expert on how to best tell your stories.

About this Event

This workshop will be hosted online. You will receive a link to access the webinar one day before the event starts.

Join the Queens StartUP Program to learn how to most effectively pitch to the investors and potential customers. You will learn:

  • Use storytelling techniques in startup presentations
  • Create an emotional connection with your audience
  • Pitch engaging and exciting content

We will likely to select one volunteer from the audience to give a short pitch and the speaker will give feedback.


Dave Byrne is passionate about helping startup founders to improve their presentation and storytelling skills. He is currently Director of Strategic Trade Relations at TikTok, where he is focused on building trustworthy and safe creative environments for everyone. Previously, Dave worked as a Global Solutions Lead at Google, where he was also president of Google NYC Toastmasters. Outside of work, Dave performs stand-up comedy and is a movie fanatic.

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

This program is supported in part through funding from Empire State Development.

This program is supported in part through funding from the office of the Queens Borough President.


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