All Posts Tagged "fast pitch"


    How Kelsey Won Over 20k in Grants for RBBB in 6 Minutes

    Robots don’t exactly make great public speakers. (We’re a little too monotone and tend to lose the crowd quickly.) That’s why I trust Kelsey Pinckney, our passionate program coordinator, to handle public-facing opportunities as they arise. And this year we’ve been able to share the Read Better Be Better mission at not one but two […]

    July 7, 2017

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    Final Fast Pitch Practice Round

    Yesterday was the final Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) Fast Pitch practice and will determine the 8 finalists who will present at the event on March 1st. We want to thank everyone who helped Sophie with the ‪#‎RBBB‬ pitch, including board member Jenny Volpe (MAKE WAY FOR BOOKS), Volunteer Development Manager Erin Mowad, and Professor […]

    February 18, 2016

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    Don’t Forget to Get Your Fast Pitch Tickets!

    Have you purchased your tickets to the Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) Fast Pitch event? There’s still time! ‪#‎RBBB‬ has greatly benefited from Sophie’s participation in the Fast Pitch mentoring process. Learn more about the competition, and the organization, here: Please share!

    February 16, 2016

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    Practice Round 2 for Fast Pitch

    #‎RBBB‬ would like to wish Sophie good luck during her second practice round of Fast Pitch today! These sessions are part of the process that whittles the 20 semi-finalists down to the final 8 that will pitch (for real) on stage at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on March 1st! Please share!

    February 3, 2016

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    Meet Rick McCartney from InMedia!

    He is one of Sophie’s SVP mentors for the Fast Pitch program and has been very supportive, even pitching Read Better Be Better to his broad network of professional contacts! Rick truly understands what ‪#‎RBBB‬ is all about and tells us that it makes his hair stand on end every time he talks about it! Thank you […]

    January 27, 2016

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    First Fast Pitch at ASU SkySong

    Sophie Etchart pitched for the first time as a semi-finalist in the Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) Fast Pitch program at ASU SkySong today! (January 20th) All of the semi-finalists attended a presentation workshop last week and had one week to prepare a first draft of a three-minute pitch outlining their organization’s mission, vision and […]

    January 20, 2016

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    RBBB Selected to Participate in Fast Pitch

    Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) has selected Read Better Be Better as one of 20 local nonprofits to participate in a “Fast Pitch” event to compete for $50,000+ in funding from SVPAZ, in addition to thousands more raised during the event by community leaders, business executives and philanthropists interested in investing in the nonprofits. RBBB […]

    December 1, 2015

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