Sonoma County PitchFest

Mar 29 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm

Event Details

If you need to pitch your business for funding of any kind, don’t miss this opportunity to apply for Sonoma PitchFest.

PitchFest is a guided experience for start-up and early-stage businesses to learn to create a pitch.

You must apply to this program. Participants receive one-on-one mentorship, attend group sessions, and connect with the investment community.

Participants will gain access to a live panel of funders and lenders for Q&A.

What to Expect

  • 6 weeks of progressive pitch training via online and in-person sessions
  • Ongoing support from an assigned advisor to each business
  • Live presentations on graduation night
  • Insider opportunity to connect with the funding community

This 6 week training will take place over six Wednesdays, from 3/29/23 to 5/3/23 from 5:30pm-7:00pm.

NOTE: the first meeting is in person; all subsequent trainings are via zoom.

The information provided in this webinar and any supplementary materials provided to registrants are intended for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute professional financial or legal advice. No registrant should act or fail to act on the basis of any material contained in this webinar without obtaining proper financial, legal or other professional advice specific to their situation. The Northern CaliforniaSmall Business Development Center, and its host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, specifically disclaims any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the information presented in this webinar. By registering for this webinar you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, accept and agree to the above disclaimer and that under no circumstances shall the Northern California Small Business Development Center or it’s host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, be held liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way related to the information provided in this webinar and/or the registrant’s use of or reliance on said information.

6 Sessions: March 29, April 5, 12, 9, 26, May 3
In English & Spanish | In Person & Online

About the Instructor

Sonoma SBDC Business Advisor Paul Bozzo has over 25 years of professional experience in start-up strategy, business planning, angel/VC financing, SBA lending and crowdfunding.

Paul’s specialty is working with entrepreneurial ventures to refine their business model, create an investment-driven business plan and prepare an effective funding pitch.

He also advises CEOs and founding teams on these common start-up issues: legal entity selection, equity financing structures, financial forecasting and exit strategies.

Paul Bozzo