Upcoming Events

Pitch Perfect Events for Start PeninsulaPitch Perfect Flyer

Are you planning to pitch your business idea at Start Peninsula? If so, then you won’t want to miss these Pitch Perfect Training Sessions leading up to the big event!

You will learn:

  • How to pare down your pitch to the 90 seconds allowed during the first round of Start Peninsula
  • How to perfect your pitch to include the necessary elements within the allowed time frame
  • How to deliver and articulate your pitch with ease

All Pitch Perfect Events are from 6-8 p.m.

Dates & Locations

  • Sept. 26, Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 21 Enterprise Parkway, Suite 100, Hampton, VA 23666
  • Oct. 2, City Center, Newport News, 700 Town Center Drive (James Room), Newport News, VA 23606
  • Oct. 10, Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 21 Enterprise Parkway, Suite 100, Hampton, VA 23666
  • Oct. 17, Launchpad, 4345 New Town Ave, Suite 200, Williamsburg VA, 23188
  • Oct. 25, Dress rehearsal event at the Start Peninsula location, Applied Research Center, 12050 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606

Information

Pitch Perfect Workshops are free to those pitching an idea at Start Peninsula or $10 for each workshop. A promotion/discount code will be given to those that attend Pitch Perfect and Pitch at Start Peninsula. Contact tim@arcphor.com for more information.

Register below

ScoreWorkshop: Bookkeeping 101 – How to Do It Right


Date

Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Venue

Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance, 421 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185

Register

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efkm9bin99a4e684&oseq=&c=&ch=

Information

https://williamsburg.score.org/event/score-workshop-bookkeeping-101-how-do-it-right

Cost

$19 in advance, $24 at the door

Meeting groupSCORE Workshop: HR102 - A Small Business Guide to Managing Employees

SCORE Williamsburg invites small business owners to join them for the fourth in a series of human resources workshops presented by SCORE and Paychex. A (really good) box lunch will be provided.

Date

Wednesday, Oct. 17 at noon

Venue

Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance, 421 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185

Information

https://williamsburg.score.org/event/hr102-small-business-guide-managing-employees-2  or call 757-229-6511

Register

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eflyhjeybfa2aeaa&oseq=&c=&ch

SCORE WorksComputerhop: What do you need to know? Social Media (DIY & Paid Advertising)

Williamsburg SCORE will provide the ins and outs of Social Media. Two speakers will thoroughly cover Do It Yourself social media, paid on-line advertising and dip into what works, what you have to do and what won't work. This three-hour workshop is provided to the public - share with anyone who wants to improve their business marketing, learn more about social media or simple is curious how things have changed.


Date

Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Venue

Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance, 421 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185

Information

https://www.facebook.com/events/2134443193482350/ or call 757-229-6511

Jason Calacanis at Start Peninsula


Calacanis

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that Jason Calacanis will be the keynote speaker for the event. Calacanis is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, podcaster and writer. He released a best-selling book Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups: Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000 in July 2017. Calacanis has invested in 150 early-stage startups including six that have already achieved billion-dollar valuations. His investments include Uber and Thumbtack.

Calacanis will be at Start Peninsula on Friday, Nov. 2, attendees and participants will hear from him about his experiences in Silicon Valley, as an angel investor and entrepreneur. Calacanis owns several entrepreneurial-centric ventures including a podcast called “This Week in Startups” and LAUNCH incubator. To purchase tickets to hear Calacanis speak, look for updates on the Start Peninsula website. Limited seating will be available for this exclusive event.

Date


Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

Venue


Applied Research Center, 12050 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23602
Across from Jefferson Lab and adjacent to Tech Center


Information


http://www.startpeninsula.com/

Sponsors


Start Peninsula 2018 is hosted by the City of Newport News, in partnership with the Cities of Hampton, Williamsburg and Poquoson, and the Counties of James City & York.

Start PeninsulaStart Peninsula 2018

Start Peninsula is a weekend-long event to stimulate entrepreneurial growth in the local community by connecting early stage businesses to validation, opportunities and resources. Start Peninsula combines a pitch competition with business education and a celebration of our local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Dozens of entrepreneurs connect with business leaders and mentors during this exciting event that showcases early stage businesses.

Date

Nov. 2-4, 2018


Venue

Applied Research Center, 12050 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23602

Across from Jefferson Lab and adjacent to Tech Center

Apply to Pitch

http://www.startpeninsula.com/pitch-application/

Apply to Mentor

http://www.startpeninsula.com/mentor-participation-application/

Information

http://www.startpeninsula.com/

Sponsors

Start Peninsula 2018 is hosted by the City of Newport News, in partnership with the Cities of Hampton, Williamsburg and Poquoson, and the Counties of James City & York.

Don't forget to check out evLaunchpadents at Launchpad.

  • Workshops

  • Coworking

  • Networking Opportunities

Information

https://www.gwlaunchpad.com/events/