Are you guilty of committing these sins in your investor pitch?

Obfuscation • Verbosity • Inaccuracy • Laziness Arrogance • Impatience • Delusion

Play the video below to find out!

Conceivian Forum on June 27th

June 7, 2012

With the provocative title “Dead on Arrival – The Top 7.5 Startup-Killing Mistakes,” the folks at Conceivian are sponsoring an evening of TED-style talks by recognized start-up experts, followed by a panel discussion that I will moderate. The event, which will be held at thinkspace in Redmond, costs $10 and is a fund-raiser for the Northwest […]

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Get Funded! Seminar on June 6th

May 30, 2012

Learn winning strategies for courting angel investors.  Entrepreneurs seeking angel funding will discover a wealth of strategic and practical information in this half-day seminar presented by ZINO Society and Bryan Brewer of Business Plans Northwest. Click here to Register for the Get Funded seminar

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First Look Forum Winners

April 25, 2012

Congratulations to Katherine Sears (Booktrope) and Randy Neely (ekt, LLC) who were chosen as co-winners of the NWEN Spring 2012 First Look Forum today. Twelve startups presented 5-minute pitches and three investor judges selected the winners. I had the pleasure of serving as volunteer “pitch doctor” for Katherine, and I coached Randy (my client) on […]

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Startup Coaching Group begins May 8th

April 17, 2012

I am pleased to announce the formation of a Startup Coaching Group that will meet in Seattle twice a month, beginning May 8, 2012. This group is designed for startup CEOs who want to accelerate their path to funding. Get expert advice and coaching, and connect with other like-minded individuals for feedback, referrals, and support. […]

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Video of Business Plan Seminar

April 14, 2012

Bryan Brewer and Tom Huseby present “Creating a Successful Business Plan for Your Start-up” at the April 5, 2012 meeting of the Venture Lab program of the MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest in Seattle, WA. The first hour of the video covers the presentation by Bryan and Tom, followed by Q&A with the audience.

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Bryan Brewer to Present at MIT Venture Lab in Seattle April 5th

March 12, 2012

I will be a presenter (along with Tom Huseby of SeaPoint Ventures) on the topic Creating a Successful Business Plan for Your Start-up at the April 5, 2012 meeting the of the Venture Lab program of the MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest. Register here for the program.

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