Events - Enjoy The Work

Events

Enjoy The Work is fortunate to have a wide network of audiences and partners with whom we host events, both in-person and virtually. While we are best known for our unique 1-on-1 advisory approach, we deliver our same proprietary content in a one-to-many format, via live workshops, events, AMAs, and webinars.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
17
Google For Startups, Climate Change: How To Become A Great Startup Storyteller
June 17
Every founder or CEO must have a 30 second narrative to intrigue and educate any audience. Lesley Ross and Jonathan Lowenhar lead this insightful discussion on how to create a 30 second narrative that is both evocative and clear.
Jun
22
Google For Startups, Climate Change: Raising Your Next Fundraising Round
June 22
Raising capital is a discipline that when mastered, can fuel a startup’s potential; and when ignored, can doom a venture before it starts. In this engaging discussion, partners Devan Batavia and Rick Hartwig provide the frameworks from which to construct a successful raise.
Jul
6
Google For Startups, Climate Change: How To Win Demo Day
July 6
Demo Day is a right of passage for any founding team. Show up well and it can serve as an accelerant for the months and years ahead. In this engaging talk, partners Anu Nigam and Lesley Ross discuss critical components needed for a great demo day pitch that helps lead to an evocative, memorable performance.

Past Events

May
18
Google For Startups, Canada: How To Win Demo Day
May 18
Partners Devan Batavia and Lesley Ross cover the critical components for every great demo day pitch that includes making a positive, compelling impression to earn meetings.
May
4
Google For Startups, Canada: Raising Your Next Fundraising Round
May 4
Lesley Ross and Leslie Fine provide the frameworks from which to construct a successful raise, no matter if your startup is barely off the ground or well beyond product-market-fit.
Apr
29
Google For Startups, Canada: How To Become A Great Startup Storyteller
April 29
Enjoy The Work partners Rick Hartwig and Leslie Fine lead an insightful discussion on how to create an evocative 30-second narrative and how it can be delivered at any time without props or slides.
Apr
13
Google For Startups, Voice AI: How To Win Demo Day
April 13
Partners Lesley Ross and Anu Nigam discuss critical components needed for a great demo day pitch that helps lead to an evocative, memorable performance.
Apr
6
Google For Startups, Alumni Event: Board Of Directors
April 6
Leslie Fine and Ned Renzi lead an in-depth discussion about what a great board meeting entails, how to recruit amazing board members, and how to cultivate a high-value board culture.    
Mar
30
Google For Startups, Voice AI: Raising Your Next Fundraising Round
March 30
Enjoy The Work partners Devan Batavia and Lesley Ross lead an engaging discussion on fundraising topics such as, "the 28 questions all investors ask",  and what represents a "minimum viable investor funnel".
Mar
25
Google For Startups, Voice AI: How To Become a Great Startup Storyteller
March 25
Leslie Fine and Jonathan Lowenhar lead this practical and engaging workshop on how to create a 30 second narrative for your company that is evocative, clear, and will intrigue and educate any audience.
Mar
11
Canadian Technology Accelerator Silicon Valley 2021
March 11 - May 11
Eight Canadian startups will go through two months of expert training, 1:1 mentorship, and a handful of group sessions with our eight Enjoy The Work partners leading up to Demo Day and investor meetings in May.
Mar
2
BDC Women In Technology Fund: The 2×4 Framework for Closing Complex Deals
March 2
Devan Batavia and Lesley Ross lead an insightful discussion on how to translate complex selling into a simple framework using the “2X4” method and will demonstrate how to use that framework to close strategic deals.
Mar
2
BDC Women In Technology Fund: How To Become A Great Startup Storyteller
March 2
Partners Rick Hartwig and Leslie Fine give talks on how to create a 30 second narrative for your company that is evocative, clear, and will intrigue and educate any audience.
Jan
28
District Three: Fundraising Is Much More Than A Pitch Deck
January 28
Partners Leslie Fine and Lesley Ross provide frameworks from which to construct a professional fundraiser no matter if your startup is barely off the ground, or well beyond product-market fit.
Jan
18
District Three: How To Become A Great Startup Storyteller
January 18
Rick Hartwig and Jonathan Lowenhar lead this practical workshop on how to create a 30 second narrative for your company that is evocative, clear, and will intrigue and educate any audience.      
Dec
17
McGill: Fundraising Is Much More Than A Pitch Deck
December 17, 2020
Devan Batavia and Anu Nigam lead an engaging discussion on topics such as, "the 28 questions all investors ask" and what represents a "minimum viable investor funnel".    
Dec
15
BDC Women In Technology Fund: Board Management 101
December 15, 2020
Partners Leslie Fine and Jonathan Lowenhar give talks and share best practices they've gathered from the many dozens of board rooms in which Enjoy The Work founders sit.
Dec
8
Google For Startups, Ukraine: Demo Day Preparation
December 8, 2020
Lesley Ross covers critical components for every great demo day pitch and discusses how to earn meetings by making a positive, compelling impression.    
Dec
2
Google For Startups, Women Founders: Raising Your Next Fundraising Round
December 2, 2020
Jonathan Lowenhar and Lesley Ross discuss fundraising topics such as, "the 28 questions all investors ask",  and what represents a "minimum viable investor funnel".    
Nov
25
Google For Startups, Canada: Raising Series A
November 25, 2020
Enjoy The Work partners Jonathan Lowenhar and Lesley Ross discuss and provide the frameworks on how to construct and execute a successful raise.      
Nov
18
Get Sh!t Done Accelerator: Expert Session
November 18, 2020
Partner Lesley Ross shares her company-building and data-driven decision-making tools as an expert and mentor for this female entrepreneur-driven accelerator.
Nov
18
Google For Startups, Women Founders: How to Win Demo Day
November 18, 2020
Lesley Ross and Jonathan Lowenhar give talks on how to best prepare to earn meetings and make a positive, compelling impression.
Nov
17
BDC: How to Build Stuff That Works and People Will Buy
November 17, 2020
Partners Leslie Fine and Jonathan Lowenhar give talks on how to get from dreaming to developing, to delivering product solutions to the market, as well as discuss all of the pitfalls in between.
Nov
5
Google For Startups, Canada: How to Win Demo Day
November 5, 2020
Partners Lesley Ross and Jonathan Lowenhar discuss critical components needed for a great demo day pitch that helps lead to an evocative, memorable performance.
Nov
4
SkyDeck: Fundraising Is Much More Than A Pitch Deck
November 4, 2020
Jonathan Lowenhar provides frameworks from which to construct a professional fundraiser no matter if your startup is barely off the ground, or well beyond product-market fit.
Oct
20
BDC Women in Technology Fund: 9 Pillars of Startup Goal Setting
October 20, 2020
Goal setting gurus Rick Hartwig and Leslie Fine give talks on how to set stage appropriate goals, and discuss finding the best goal setting rituals and how to adhere to them.
Oct
14
Google For Startups: How to Prepare to Raise Your Series A Round
October 14, 2020
Enjoy The Work partners Jonathan Lowenhar and Lesley Ross host an engaging discussion on fundraising, and the discipline of raising capital.
Sep
23
Google For Startups: How To Win Demo Day
September 23, 2020
Lesley Ross and Jonathan Lowenhar cover the critical components for every great demo day pitch that includes making a positive, compelling impression to earn meetings.    
Sep
22
Google For Startups: Accelerator for Black founders
September 22, 2020
Enjoy The Work Partners Lesley Ross and Jonathan Lowenhar lead talks on customer acquisition and leadership development, and provide mentorship and technical project support to Black founders.
Aug
27
Spero Ventures: AMA on M&A
August 27, 2020
Jonathan Lowenhar and Rick Hartwig alongside our friends at Spero Ventures will briefly share their M&A framework including an introduction to the 3 stages of acquirer courtship.
Aug
21
Reach Capital: AMA on Goal Setting and Accountability
August 21, 2020
Leslie Fine and Lesley Ross in conjunction with Reach Capital, walk us through the 9 Pillars of Startup Goal Setting and answer your questions along the way.
Jul
27
CTA Digital Disrupted 2020
July 27, 2020 - September 22, 2020
Fourteen selected Canadian startups will go through eight weeks of expert training with our eight Enjoy The Work partners, leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt in September. Big congrats to those selected.
Jul
27
SkyDeck: How to Win Demo Day
July 27, 2020
Jonathan Lowenhar discusses critical components needed for a great demo day pitch that helps lead to an evocative, memorable performance.
Jun
18
Google For Startups: The 2×4 Framework for Closing Strategic Deals
June 18, 2020
Rick Hartwig leads an insightful discussion on how to translate complex selling into a simple framework using the “2X4” method and will demonstrate how to use that framework to close strategic deals.
May
7
Enjoy The Work Virtual Presentation: Intro to Venture Debt
May 7, 2020
Yanush Cherkis interviews co-founder/CEO of Worklete Ben Kanner, and VP at Silicon Valley Bank Matt Perlow, to dig deeper into venture debt.
Apr
28
BDC Women in Technology Fund
April 28, 2020 - September 22, 2020
Enjoy The Work partners in conjunction with BDC, will run nine virtual webinar sessions on core startup topics.
Apr
23
Enjoy The Work Virtual Presentation: Leading an Isolated Team Through Uncertainty
April 23, 2020
In partnership with our friend and founder Michael Solomon of 10x Management and Drew Amoroso at DueCourse, Leslie Fine digs in with tips and tricks for leading and growing a team during economic shock and quarantine.
Apr
9
Enjoy The Work Virtual Presentation: How to Shift from Peacetime to Wartime Leadership
April 9, 2020
Enjoy The Work partners Ned Renzi and Rick Hartwig share how founders can adopt a “wartime” mindset to quickly and successfully move through tough decisions during challenging times.
Apr
2
Enjoy The Work Virtual Presentation: Understanding and Navigating New Sources of Government Financing
April 2, 2020
Jonathan Lowenhar joins Tim Lipton from Momentum Finance, to discuss the new opportunities that continue to emerge and how to effectively evaluate these options.
Mar
24
Enjoy The Work Virtual Presentation: How to Raise an Inside Round
March 24, 2020
In partnership with our friend and founder of Headnote Sarah Schaaf, Jonathan Lowenhar discusses the various types of inside rounds, what typically motivates various stakeholders, and how to run a solid process.
Mar
18
Enjoy The Work Virtual Presentation: Framework for Managing an Economic Shock
March 18, 2020
Jonathan Lowenhar and Ned Renzi share their specific frameworks for how to map the coming year and provide case study examples from some of their portfolio of startups.
Feb
27
Enjoy The Work Virtual Presentation: AMA on Goal-Setting and Accountability
February 27, 2020
Leslie Fine and Lesley Ross give talks on goal setting and accountability that help better promote organizational alignment in a team environment.
Jan
7
Enjoy The Work Virtual Presentation: 12 Rules to Not Screw Up Startup Hiring
January 7, 2020
Enjoy The Work partners Jonathan Lowenhar and Leslie Fine host an engaging discussion that highlights tactical advice on how to keep your team healthy, best practices for recruitment, and how to leverage the job market.
Jul
25
Get Your Story Straight
July 25, 2019
An intimate and practical workshop on telling your company's story, led by startup founders and creatives who've done it before.
Jul
9
Startupfest 2019 – How to Fundraise
Montreal, Quebec
July 9, 2019 - July 12, 2019
ETW partners Jonathan Lowenhar and Brady Forrest give talks on fundraising at this year's Startupfest in Montreal, Quebec.
Jan
18
Investor Relationship-Building Workshop
Silicon Valley
January 18, 2019
Jonathan Lowenhar delivers his unique toolkit for early stage fundraising to the incoming cohort of UC Berkeley’s accelerator SkyDeck.
Dec
12
Elevate Capital’s Founders Lunch
Portland, OR
December 12, 2018
Jonathan Lowenhar gives a talk on how a founder should prepare to run an expert capital raise.
Nov
29
Conversations by Design
Silicon Valley
November 29, 2018
In partnership with our friends at 10x Management, ETW Advisors is excited to host our semi-annual social where we bring our entire community of founders and entrepreneurs together to mingle and break bread.
Oct
30
Startup Go-To-Market
Silicon Valley
October 30, 2018
Once a founder has verified a pain in the world and how best to solve it, the question turns to how best to attract and win customers quickly. Jonathan Lowenhar teaches a course on early-stage marketing and sales experimentation and business model design to participants at Northeastern University.
Oct
29
The Team Comes First
Silicon Valley
October 29, 2018
Led by accomplished HR executive Andrew Bartlow, ETW Advisors hosts an evening focused on your team - how to build it, how to nurture it and how to polish it into a finely tuned workforce.
Oct
26
Elements of a Great Demo Day Pitch
Silicon Valley
October 26, 2018
Jonathan Lowenhar teaches a detailed roadmap for how a startup can construct and deliver a highly compelling demo day presentation. The audience is the startups in UC Berkeley’s accelerator Skydeck.
Oct
16
Secrets To Successful Fundraising
New York
October 16, 2018
Jonathan Lowenhar speaks at the Columbia Startup Lab on what it takes to run a successful capital raise in today’s startup environment.
Oct
4
Lunch and Learn Featuring ETW Advisors
Silicon Valley
October 4, 2018
Anu Nigam leads a highly engaged lunch and learn focused on demystifying early stage fundraising at The Vault.