How to ace a Startup "Demo Day" w/ Patrik Holopainen, CEO at KIUAS

Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 AM UTC

Welcome to our fireside chat on how to ace a Startup "Demo Day" with Patrik Holopainen, CEO at KIUAS. Startup Demo Days are a great place to build mass-interest (from investors, partners, and media) in your startup. In this fireside chat, Patrik shares insights on how to present your startup on a Demo Day.

Fireside Chat

About this event

Demo Days are dreaded by most startup founders! 

The pressure of appearing on the stage and presenting to hundreds or thousands of investors, ecosystem experts and other founders makes the best of us nervous. And on top of it, you have a time limit in which to deliver a winning pitch. And, if that is not enough, a barrage of questions to answer on the go. 

Let's get you prepared for your Demo Day with Patrik Holopainen, CEO at KIUAS - a leading startup accelerator in Nordics with a state-of-the-art virtual acceleration program.

KIUAS is running their DemoDay2021 on 18th August and Patrik is joining us a day earlier to share valuable tips with startup founders:

1- What is a Demo Day all about?

2- Shifting focus from pitching to a person to pitching to a crowd

3- How to build a story in 3 minutes and stand out from the rest

4- What to ask at the end of your pitch

5- How to handle questions and develop investor leads

6- What happens after the demo day!

The discussion will be moderated by Naimul Abd, Business Advisor & Partnerships Lead at Coompanion Stockholm, serial impact entrepreneur, and Director Startup Grind Stockholm.

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  • Naimul Abd

    Coompanion Stockholm

    Regional Director Nordics Startup Grind