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Pitch Your Energy Startup Idea to Energy Investors & Experts

February 17 @ 11:00 - 12:30 CST

Do you have a startup, or a strong idea for an Energy startup? Could you use blunt, honest feedback on your startup ideas? On this live and interactive online event you can pitch your ideas to a panel of Energy startup investors and experts for ratings and feedback. Even if you don’t want to pitch, you are invited to hear startup ideas and watch how the experts analyze businesses. Pre-submit your pitch for priority feedback, but we will also be selecting pitches live from the chat.

To pre-submit your pitch, visit https://forms.gle/Camdn5kMLxwhFQ1f6
Additional Information:
To prepare, start with your one-sentence pitch.  See how it’s done using our Madlibs format.
What You’ll Learn:
  • How to give a concise, yet compelling, elevator pitch
  • What investors are looking for in a startup pitch
  • If selected, specific advice and feedback on your pitch and startup idea
Feedback Experts:
  • Uju Uzo Ojinnaka – CEO @ Traders of Africa:  Uju is a resourceful and result-oriented team player with over 17 years work-experience in strategic Marketing, retail banking and business development. Over the years, I have developed both hard and soft skills in credit analysis, negotiation, human relations, project management and leadership. I obtained my first degree as the best graduating student in Sociology from the prestigious University of Lagos, Lagos in 1999. Presently, I am the Director, Finance, Marketing and Admin at the Beniz Group Limited, where I oversees inventory procurement and management for all product categories as well as drive analysis and optimization of inventory management systems and processes to ensure we achieve world class inventory availability and health. Additionally, I work hard to drive initiatives that improve sales, customer experience, and operational performance. I have a Professional Diploma in Marketing from the University of British Columbia and another Diploma in Creativity and Entrepreneurship from the Berkeley Institute for Creativity and Entrepreneurship. When am not working, I listen to music, sing, read, swim and Love to meet new people.
  • Kate Semlek – Group CEO @ The Stalwart Group:  Kate is founder of The Stalwart Hub. A Business Consultant & Social Entrepreneur. Speaker, Trainer & Coach. Passionate about being the change desired to be seen. #DrivenByLove Specialties: Sales, client relationship management, strategic marketing, market research, project management, e-marketing, securities analysis, negotiation and presentation skills, organisational development & leadership, remote team management, fund raising and events management
  • Dayal Nathan – Founder & CEO @ Energyly:  Dayal is the Founder and CEO of Energly, a startup launched through Founder Institute program. He has received several awards and recognition from various Startup Ecosystem Initiatives and media. His company has also raised funds through various channels. A passionate founder who is always ready to help the other startup founders by sharing his insights and learning.
  • Igor Ferreira – CEO @ Fohat:  CPO, CEO and Founder at Fohat, Electrical Engineer, specialized in Renewable Energy and Microgrids with MBA in Brazilian Energy Sector Administration. Before Fohat, I worked in Brazil, Germany and China as engineer by the multinationals that I worked like Bosch and Volvo. As Fohat CEO, I respond for the strategic business intelligence area and as CPO I respond for the creation of new products that will change the energy industry. What moves me is to work for the project that we started at Fohat: energy for a better life to all.
Additional Resources:
Find more Startup Events, learn about different Pitch Deck formats, or visit our Insight Blog for more startup tips.
About Founder Institute:
The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 6,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 95 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.


February 17
11:00 - 12:30 CST
Event Category:


The Founder Institute
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