The Perfect Pitch + State of Entrepreneurship 2017 (Practical Hands on + Fire-side Chat)

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 12:00 – 3:00 AM UTC

Do you want Presents or do you want Presence for your startup? We’ve got both for you on Wednesday, December 14th. We have planned a very special rehearsal session where you can perfect your 60-second pitch. After all , having an effective presence delivers presents all year long! Followed by an in-depth fire-side chat with Houston City Controller, Chris Brown.(see long description for details)

In-person event

About this event

Speaking of presents, we have another one for you…

This month, after our business pitch rehearsal, Michele Price (our Chapter Director + entrepreneur) is exploring the State of Entrepreneurship with Houston’s City Controller, Chris Brown. They will be unwrapping the pathways to monetization for local startups for 2017. 

(insert image in your head "Show Me the Money")


Here’s the timetable for the evening. You will want to be ON TIME!

6:00-6:15 Eat and Greet 

Use this time to Catch up with those you know and have not seen in a little while, or get to know new faces before we get to work. 

PRO TIP: Listen to how you introduce your startup with one another. It may be valuable!

6:15-7:15 Teamwork  

Work in small teams with mentors to perfect your pitch!

7:15-8:15 Fireside Chat 

State of Entrepreneurship in Houston with Chris Brown & Michele Price

8:15-8:45 Perfect Pitch 

Present your pitches - Receive feedback - Build your credibility + community

9:00 Adios!

p.s. we hear there maybe more cool announcements about this evening.

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  • The Perfect Pitch + State of Entrepreneurship 2017

    Practical Hands on + Fire-side Chat



Thursday, December 15, 2016
12:00 AM – 3:00 AM UTC


12:00 AMEat + Greet
12:15 AMTeamwork
1:15 AMState of Entrepreneurship 2017
1:45 AMDynamic Q+A
2:15 AMPerfect Your Pitch
3:00 AMAdios!


  • Michele Price

    Breakthrough Business Strategies

    Houston's Chapter Director

  • James Phelan

    Village Insights

    Partnership Director