Spring 2020 Demo Day
Are you an investor, accelerator director, corporate or future Startup Boost alumni and want to attend one of our Spring 2020 Demo Day’s sponsored by Dentons? Then you’re in the right place.
- Demo Days took place in Chicago, LA, NYC, Pittsburgh and Toronto online on June 17th.
- Each city exclusively showcased their Spring 2020 cohorts.
- Full pitches are accompanied by startup backgrounds and contact options.
Demo Day is now complete, but Demo Day On-Demand is not! We recorded them and are making them available to view On-Demand for 10 days.
Our Ethos: To lead pre-seed stage startups towards Accelerators, Investment, and/or Revenue (AIR)
We partner with accelerator programs to screen & prepare startups for their programs
We prepare our teams for investment through business model refinement & connections
We help put our startups on a scalable revenue trajectory
Global Ecosystem Partners
Over the space of six weeks Startup Boost works with early stage startups in the following key areas to help ensure your company is prepared for next steps into either Accelerators or seed investment. Thanks to a pool of local mentors you will get one on one time each week to work through your business model hand in hand with expert speakers rounded out with weekly pitch and presentation training to improve your communication and value proposition.
1-on-1 Mentorship – Serial entrepreneurs & investors provide experience & expertise
Help them focus on specific priorities to advance the business
We connect startups with the top accelerators, seed investors, and industry partners
from recognized experts
to identify holes in the business and hone the startup’s story.
to fix holes in the business.
Week 1: Induction
Meet your cohort, speakers, mentors and get a deep dive into what’s going to happen over the program and what you need to do to make the most from the program.
Week 2: Customer Development
Learn how to make the most of your time with customers and getting to the bottom of what they need from your startup and turn these lessons.
Week 3: Pitch And Presentation Skills
Get best practice tips on how to ensure your presentation and pitch skills communicate your company effectively, clearly and connect with your customers.
Week 4: Market Sizing
Understand how to breakdown markets to see how big your potential customer can be and start working on how to take the right steps in addressing this new business.
Week 5: Building Products that Matter
Hear from industry expert speakers on the factors that go into making products that your users and customers will care about to make your startup a necessary item for their everyday way of doing things.
Week 6: Venture Funding and Accelerators
Get insights into what role accelerators, seed and venture funding may play a role in the future of your startup and how best to deal with them at the right time for your business.