Perfect Pitch for BU Innovators

practical tools for pitching your ideas to business audiences

@ 12:00 EST on Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Simple tools and pracitcal tips.

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Back by popular demand!

If you missed Linda Plano's in-person "Perfect Pitch" seminars on campus, now is your chance to learn her simple, practical tools to develop and deliver a compelling presentation about your innovative ideas and inventions to a business audience.

The tools even work for grant proposals, job interviews and other key career situations! Our focus will be on pitching to investors, but advice for tweaking them for other circumstances will also be offered. Bring your questions!


Intensive information

This 90-minute webinar will cover:

  • 10 questions every pitch should answer
  • 4 types of pitches every entrepreneur should have at the ready
  • 3 elements of every effective pitch
  • 1 mindset change that will engage your audience - no matter who they are!


Time permitting, Linda will provide real-time coaching for volunteers on their one-minute elevator pitches. 

About Linda


Linda Plano founded Plano & Simple in 2010 to support her habit of coaching entrepreneurs on their pitches and overall venture development. 


She has coached over 1 000 entrepreneurs, and they have gone on to raise well over $1 300M. She has held positions as research scientist and CEO of startups and up to VP New Biz Dev for more established companies.


In addition to coaching and managing accelerators, she has co-founded and run mentoring programs for the benefit of hundreds of participants including the MITEF Cambridge Mentor Smart program.


Linda has degrees from MIT (BS Physics) and Stanford (PhD Materials Science & Engineering).