Terkko Health Talks: Pitching workshop, Dec 11th

In this last training session of the year you will get hands-on coaching in pitching, networking, storytelling, and public speaking – valuable skills for anyone in health tech or life sciences. Take this opportunity to be mentored by a professional pitching and networking coach!

Pitching is a highly valuable skill for communicating ideas, building teams, raising funds, developing services, and selling products. According to Walid O. El Cheikh, everyone can become a good speaker with basic tips and techniques!

In this practical pitching workshop you will get:

  • Hands-on pitching training by a professional coach
  • Tools and tips for discovering your own presentation style
  • Inspiration to develop your own capabilities and skills

The workshop is organized by Health Capital Helsinki and NewCo Helsinki, and is free of charge.

Time & location:

Tue, December 11th, 2018, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. @ Terkko Health Hub


The training fits up to 40 participants. Register for our training at Terkko by Monday, Dec 10th via this link.


10:00–12:00   Intro and exercises
12:00–13:00   Lunch break
13:00–15:00   Pitching on stage

Additional information:

There is a mandatory pre-assignment for all participants:

  1. Watch the video material
  2. Create your own pitch using this template
  3. Prepare to pitch:
    • Duration: 2min 30s
    • No slides (paper notes are OK)


Make a video pitch using the template and info above and send it to the speaker by Dec 9th by email: mrcheikh@outlook.com


Walid O. El Cheikh is a professional Pitching and Networking Coach at Pitchio. Walid has coached over 3000 people of all ages, backgrounds, positions and experience levels.

Target audience:

Startups, innovators, companies, clinicians, researchers, and students in health tech and life sciences that wish to develop their presentation and pitching skills

We hope to see you all at Terkko!