VF SIG: The Art of the Pitch with Tim Taylor



  • How to make an effective investor presentation.


    Tim Taylor (bio), CEO - Taylor Inc.



    The Art of the Pitch with Tim Taylor

    Want to know how to make an investor presentation that works? How to communicate a clear story for your venture - addressing key issues, learning how to correct mid-stream if need be and how to make sure your key take-home points resonate with the potential investors? Tim Taylor, a consultant that works with CEOs to help them be more effective in the fund raising presentation process, will present to the group in an interactive session meant to provide advice and strategies that you can walk away with and use immediately in your funding efforts.


    About the Presenter


    Tim Taylor, CEO at Taylor Inc.

    Tim has over 13 years in communicating and developing strategies for a variety of organizations including KPMG, Charles Schwab and most recently a variety of start-ups as CEO of Taylor Inc. Taylor Inc was started in 2001 primarily targeted at helping entrepreneurs build content for early stage investor presentations and providing follow-on execution consulting in the fields of Strategic Plan Development and Execution, ROI and Valuation Calculation and Product Development among other services. Tim’s client list includes software/hardware, wireless applications, medical devices, consumer products and digital media and entertainment among others. Tim is actively involved in the investment community through various angel groups, venture capitalists and corporate development arms. He has developed a “Presentation Framework” which builds an effective, compelling story for the entrepreneurial venture. Tim has his CPA, an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and has recently been featured in the San Francisco Business Times.


    Event Logistics


    Pre-registration is required -- seating is limited!
    To use a coupon or register by phone, please call (408) 494-8378.


    Microsoft Main Campus
    1065 La Avenida, Bldg. 1
    Mountain View, CA


    6:30pm-7:00pm Registration/Networking/Refreshments
    7:00pm-8:30pm Program (starts promptly at 7:00pm)

    Note: Latecomers who arrive after 7:20pm will not be admitted
    to avoid disruption of the session.



    $30 Non-SDForum members
    $20 SDForum members
    $20 for ASAP members for the month of May
    Please call 408.494.8378 for student memberships
    Registration required

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