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Connect to Success Workshop in Recognition of International Women’s Day - How to Pitch to Investors

  • U.S. Embassy Lisbon; Luso-American Foundation for Development (FLAD) Tim’s Garage, Av. 25 de Abril Cascais, Lisbon 2750-515 Portugal (map)

Hosted by FLAD

Co-hosted by the U.S. Embassy Lisbon

FLAD and the U.S. Embassy will offer two days of workshop to assist women entrepreneurs grow their businesses. In collaboration with Tim Vieira, a well-known Portuguese business investor, and Link to Leaders, an online platform/directory aimed at establishing connections between start-ups, businesses and business angels, this first workshop is designed to assist women entrepreneurs to pitch their products and services to potential investors, specifically business angels. The workshops will also discuss what different types of investments are available to entrepreneurs. Approximately 100 participants will have the opportunity to participate in a “Pitching Workshop” to practice their newly honed business pitch to three business angels that will be present, and approximately 74 will actually compete in the pitching program.

One of two workshops that the Embassy is offering in commemoration of International Women's Day. The first is this pitching workshop with business angels/investors. The second day is an all day series of practical, skill-building workshops for women entrepreneurs.