The “You created your pitch deck, now let’s find out what to change and why - GROUP DISCUSSION OF TWO TEST PITCHES” event with Juliane Schulze was part of the TWIST Webinars for Startups, organized by Foundation Neo Media, MediaDeals and META Polska.

Our webinar started with an introduction about TWIST and StartUp Europe, conducted by Krzysztof Czaplicki from Foundation Neo Media, followed by Juliane Schulze, Member of the Board of Media Deals, who analyzed case studies on the webinar’s topic, showing attendees what to change and why, concerning their pitch decks.

After Juliane Schulze’s presentation, a Questions & Answers session followed where attendees could learn more about a specific topic, regarding their pitch decks and what methods to use in order to improve and make the most of them.

Juliane Schulze is Member of the Board of Media Deals, a Pan-European investor network being constituted of business angels and early-stage venture capital funds. Since its creation in 2008, Media Deals has been promoting and encouraging early-stage equity investment in high-growth startup companies in the area of digital technology and cutting-edge media content technologies. Media Deals is a member of EBAN, EBN and NEM. As Executive Advisor Juliane Schulze specializes in strategic financing and business consulting of technology driven creative enterprises, as coach and mentor she supports SMEs in business planning and in getting ready for investment. As trainer and moderator she holds workshops on access to finance and entrepreneurship at investment and innovation forums, at business training events, as well as at leading business incubators. She is Director of the MEDIA supported investor training programme ENTER Europe and Member of the Advisory Board of the EU-project InvestHorizon.

TWIST DIGITAL is the H2020 action, under the Startup Europe umbrella, that provides Transregional Web Innovative Services for Thriving Digital and Mobile to web entrepreneurs aiming at scaling up and competing in the global market around 4 interconnected web entrepreneurship startup ecosystems and hubs (Rome, Lille, Stockholm and Warsaw).
Startup Europe aims to strengthen the business environment for web and ICT entrepreneurs so that their ideas and business can start and grow in the EU. Startup Europe contributes to the Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan.
Startup Europe's objectives are:
  • to reinforce the links between people, business and associations who build and scale up the startup ecosystem (e.g. the Web Investors Forum, the Accelerator Assembly, the Crowdfunding Network) 
  • to inspire entrepreneurs and provide role models (e.g. the Leaders Club and their Startup Manifesto, the Startup Europe Roadshow)
  • to celebrate new and innovative startups (with Tech All Stars and Europioneers), help them to expand their business (Startup Europe Partnership, ACE Acceleration Programme), and give them access to funding under Horizon 2020.