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Creative³ Pitch Masterclass – How to raise your first funding round

July 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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In this hands on workshop, Shelli Trung will talk about how to go through the process of raising your round of startup capital including where to find investors and nailing your pitch deck.

For most of us, thinking like an investor does not come naturally. There’s more to pitching to an investor than being clear and concise. It requires you to ‘think’ like an investor and understand how investors assess ‘risk’ and derive ‘value’.

Workshop format:

Come along and get inside the mind of what an investor looks for in their startup investments, and learn how to speak their language.

No preparation is needed for this workshop. However, if any founders already have an investor pitch deck or cold approach emails they are happy to share with the class, please feel free to bring these along.


Our Facilitator: Shelli Trung –  Expert in Residence, QUT Creative Enterprise Australia

Shelli Trung comes to CEA with a unique combination of corporate, entrepreneurship and investor expertise. In 2010, she founded a digital media publication based in New York, which was incubated at the New York Media Centre and subsequently acquired in early 2015.

Prior to this, Shelli worked as a business improvement specialist serving organisations ranging from small boutique consultancies to large corporate banking. She primarily led the design of new technical and business capability, ensuring successful implementation through the development of communications tools and team training.

Shelli has mentored on five accelerators globally with a focus on scaling capacity, growth hacking and capital raising. Her angel investments include graduates of China Accelerator, Startup Chile and DreamIt Ventures and is currently advising a number of early stage startups in Australia.


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July 11, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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QUT Creative Enterprise Australia
07 3337 7801


Z9 – Creative Industries Precinct
QUT Creative Industries Precinct, Gona Pde (Cnr Musk Av / Kelvin Grove Rd), Ground Floor
Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059 Australia
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07 3337 7801