Pam Stevenson, your new pitch coach

If you’re planning on pitching your startup to investors, then this post is for you. Pam Stevenson, a pitch coach and startup strategist whose advised more than 200 companies, is hosting a pitch workshop on Monday, April 17th.

The workshop aims to prepare entrepreneurs for pitching to Cascade Angels, Seven Peaks Ventures, Bend Venture Conference, Pub Talk or other angel or venture capital funds or conferences. Pam is a long-time BVC coach — and not necessarily related, but still very interesting, also helped design shoes for Michael Johnson’s Olympic races when she worked for Nike.

As part of the workshop, you’ll learn:

  • The SMART Framework-assess and optimize your underlying business opportunity.
  • The Anatomy of an Angel- know your audience.
  • The Power Pitch Canvas- the key elements of a winning investor pitch.
  • How to add Wow! Factor to any presentation.
  • The Fundability Formula for an investor-ready entrepreneur

Pam also says that the workshop will include hands-on exercises and real-life pitches. The workshop costs $100 and only has room for 12 entrepreneurs. So sign up soon.

Pitch Workshop
Monday April 17th, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: EDCO offices @ 705 SW Bonnet Way, #1000
Registration is required.

Kelly Kearsley

Kelly Kearsley, the co-founder of, is passionate about startups, entrepreneurship and Bend. In addition to writing this blog, she creates content and manages content projects for global financial companies, tech firms and startups. She began her career as a newspaper journalist and later worked as a freelance writer. Her work has appeared in, Money Magazine, CNNMoney, MSNBC and Runner's World. See her work at or

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