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Where’s the best place on Wall Street to get professional guidance on perfecting your pitch?

Joynture, of course! From February until May Joynture will host Pitch Perfect, a four-part series of workshops and presentations that will prep you for success and kick your business into hyper gear. From 101 topic presentations to pitching opportunities with an expert panel, Pitch Perfect is your go-to business boot camp. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your spot with us today!

February 18 from 6pm to 8pm: Startup Compensation

Kyle Riggle, a partner of Joynture, and Christopher Michelsen, of UBS, will talk about structuring startup compensation to attract the best talent and investors. This will start with knowing the pros & cons of the various entity structures (sole-prop, LLC, S&C corps, etc.) and how it ties into equity as compensation. They will also discuss 401k options, insurance, paid-time off and much more!

Kyle Riggle is the VP of Business Development for EWS and a partner in Joynture, Orth Cleaners, The Shoe Surgeon, EDMX and a few other companies. He loves exploring the opportunity at the crossroads of old industry and new technology. Originally from Northern California, Kyle made his way to NYC to attend college at Columbia University. He now splits time between NYC and Philadelphia.

Christopher is a Financial Advisor, with UBS Wealth Management. He has worked with domestic and international clients through the past two recessions and six equity market corrections. He is based in UBS New York office, working with a team of professionals. Christopher and his team develop customized wealth management solutions for entrepreneurs, real estate professionals, and business owners. Christopher provides access to a variety of alternative financing and debt structuring for multiple asset classes. His team employs equity, fixed income, and alternative investment strategies for their clients. Originally from New York, Christopher graduated from New York University with degrees in Business and Economics. He joined UBS in 1999 and moved to UBS Wealth Management after over a decade at UBS Investment Bank. Christopher is a member of the Board of Directors at the International Real Estate Federation. Christopher and his wife, Pia, live in New York City.

March 16 from 6pm to 8pm: Win Over New Clients presented by Marquesa Pettway

Marquesa Pettway will walk you through all the key steps in order to gain a client, whether you’re networking, connecting or speaking online or speaking in front of large audiences.

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As the creator of Speakerpreneur ™, a term used to describe entrepreneurs who use their voice to grow their buisness. Ms. Pettway, a business reinvention expert, teaches entrepreneurs how to attract clients and earn income by using their voice to grow their business. She’s coached hundreds of entrepreneurs and professionals to profitable businesses since 2005. Your voice is everything in business, it’s your negotiation tool, credibility builder and business generator. Marquesa breaks it down and helps you reinventsyour idea into a business!

Marquesa Pettway, CSP, a designation awarded to less than 700 speakers in the world, DTM, a Business Reinvention Expert, Professional Speaker, Author of The Reinvention Roadmap, SpeakerTalk Radio host (on itunes) and the founder and chief coach of The National Center for Speaker Training.

Marquesa provides the “how” in her Reinvention Roadmap™ and SpeakerBlueprint Roadmap and many other business boosting programs via THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPEAKER TRAINING. She’s recognized an as expert by New York Newsday. Les Brown, the internationally renowned motivational speaker, calls her a brilliant speaker and business coach. Associate Producer for CNN Small Business show, “Managing with Lou Dobbs” turned Biz Reinvention Coach to hundreds of entrepreneurs and hundreds of organizations since 1993. The New York Daily News quoted her as a “guru”. New York based expert, Marquesa Pettway ALSO reinvents organizations. Ms. Pettway is a columnist for Speaker Magazine and was featured in Toastmasters Magazine in August 2015. She was also featured on the Voices of Experience Digital Magazine for Speakers Twice; She serves as the Live Broadcasting Host for Women Speakers Association. She’s spoken all over the world in every single state and a few countries, including hosting business pitch sessions.

May 19 from 6pm to 8pm: Pitch Night

We’ll be hearing from some of the most exciting and innovative minds in the NYC tech space. Many of these companies are just starting to bring the projects they’ve been working on to light for the very first time. Come listen to them pitch, get critiqued by our panel of experts and even have the opportunity to as your own questions.


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