Events

Workshops & webinars

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 first became 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.

Recent Events

25

May

Berkeley SkyDeck: Raising Your Next Fundraising Round

There is a method to the madness of fundraising! Jonathan Lowenhar and Ruben Ortega cover revealing topics such as the “the 28 questions all investors ask” and provide the audience with frameworks from which to construct a professional fundraise.

20

May

Reach Capital: Raising Series B+ It's About The Math, Time to Think Like A Banker

Enjoy The Work partners Mike Lewis and Anu Nigam do a deep dive into what sets a Series B stage apart. The talk covers objections, the difference between repeatable and scalable, the criticality of the curated data room and the central importance of a company’s financial plan.

19

May

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Konvoy Ventures: 2X4: An Enterprise Sales Framework for Complex Deal Strategy

The sales process is straightforward, with few players involved, uncomplicated pricing, and a short time horizon. Complex deals, though, are different. In this talk, ETW partners Rick Hartwig and Ruben Ortega have distilled complicated selling into a simple framework they call the “2x4” and demonstrate how to apply it in the wild..

10

May

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Google For Startups: How To Win Startup Demo Day

There is a big difference between Demo Day and a fundraising pitch. Mike Lewis and Ruben Ortega identify and explain the needed to build a memorable Demo Day presentation that gets an investor’s attention.

5

May

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Google For Startups: Fundraising Is More Than A Pitch Deck

In this talk, Partners Devan Batavia and Jenn Romney examine the importance of raising capital - a discipline that, when mastered, can fuel a startup’s potential. But when ignored, it can doom a venture before it starts. Further, they demonstrate that there is a method to the madness of fundraising... and it involves a great deal more than just a pitch deck.

5

May

Alchemist Accelerator : Growing Beyond Founder Driven Sales - Building Your Sales Playbook

What goes into building a sales play book? What is it? Why does it matter? Leslie Ross discusses the required elements required for a company to build its Sales Playbook.

28

Apr

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Google For Startups : Startup Storytelling - How To Build Your Story

Every founder or CEO must have a 30-second narrative to intrigue and educate any audience. ETW partners Leslie Fine and Ruben Ortega provide the tools with which to develop a story that is both evocative and clear.

22

Apr

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Northeastern University : Fundraising Is Much More Than A Pitch Deck

Partner Jonathan Lowenhar discusses how to master raising capital, providing the audience with frameworks from which to construct a professional fundraise no matter if the startup is barely off the ground or well beyond product-market-fit.

22

Apr

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Ripple Ventures : Fundraising Is Much More Than A Pitch Deck

Raising capital is a discipline that when mastered can fuel a startup’s potential; and when ignored, can doom a venture before it starts. Contrary to most of what a young entrepreneur reads, there is a method to the madness of fundraising... Leslie Fine and Ruben Ortega explain how it involves a great deal more than just a pitch deck.

22

Apr

Reach Capital : Building Your Sales Playbook - Building Your Sales Playbook

Partners Jennifer Romney and Mike Lewis discuss the required elements required for a company to build its Sales Playbook by answering these questions: What is a Playbook? Why does it matter? What appears broken in your sales process versus what’s working?

15

Apr

MSIV : 12 Rules To Not Screw Up Startup Hiring

In this talk, partner Mike Lewis shares the rules companies can follow to improve their hiring success rate, how the best startups map out their hiring needs and the steps to follow once you’re lucky enough to have candidates say “yes.”

7

Apr

Fintastic : Board Management - How To Cultivate a Thriving Boardroom

Great boards and productive board meetings are the result of careful intention. In this workshop, partners Ruben Ortega and Jonathan Lowenhar share best practices they’ve gathered from the many dozens of board rooms in which Enjoy The Work founders sit.

11

Mar

Reach Capital : So You're Thinking About A Pivot

Partners Jonathan Lowenhar and Jennnifer Romney share why the word 'pivot' deserves a better reputation, when a pivot should be considered, and the various types of pivots founders might consider.

11

Mar

MSIV: Startup Storytelling - How to Build Your Story

In this talk, partners Mike Lewis and Rick Hartwig examine the importance for founders and CEOs to develop a short narrative to intrigue and educate any audience, and provide the tools to create a 30-second narrative that is both evocative and clear.

8

Mar

Google For Startups: Going Beyond Founder-Driven Sales - Building Your Sales Playbook

Presented by partners Lesley Ross and Fine and Devan Batavian, the focus of this event is on helping founders build their first sales playbook by discussing the required elements and answering these questions: What is it? Why does it matter? What appears broken in your sales process versus what’s working?

1

Mar

Foresight: Start-up Story Telling - How To Build Your Story

Partners Leslie Fine and Ruben Ortega explain the importance for every founder or CEO to have a short narrative to intrigue and educate any audience. Start-up Story Telling discusses how to create a 30-second narrative that is both evocative and clear.

25

Feb

Reach Capital: Fundraising Is Much More Than A Pitch Deck

When mastered, raising capital is a discipline that can fuel a startup’s potential. Rick Hartwig and Jenn Romney cover revealing topics such as the “the 28 questions all investors ask” and what represents a “minimum viable investor funnel.”

23

Feb

Berkeley SkyDeck: How To Raise An Inside Round

Enjoy The Work partners Jonathan Lowenhar and Mike Lewis 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.

15

Feb

Berkeley SkyDeck: How To Give A Demo Day Talk

Enjoy The Work founder Jonathan Lowenhar explains the difference between demo day and a fundraising pitch, and walks the audience through the steps needed to build a memorable demo day presentation that gets an investor’s attention.

8

Feb

Canadian Consulate WIT: 12 Rules to Not Screw Up Startup Hiring

Hiring is among the most important parts of building a sustainable startup. Devan Batavia and Mike Lewis present twelve rules of hiring which help founders navigate the hiring landscape and build an organization that excels in developing its most important asset: talent.

8

Feb

Canadian Consulate WIT: Startup Storytelling - How To Build Your Story

Every founder or CEO must have a short narrative to intrigue and educate any audience. Partners Jonathan Lowenhar and Jenn Romney discuss how to create a 30-second narrative that is both evocative and clear.

8

Feb

Georgian Partners: Board Management 101

Great boards and productive board meetings are the result of careful intention. In this talk, David Cautin and Rick Hartwig share best practices they’ve gathered from the many dozens of board rooms in which Enjoy The Work founders sit.

4

Feb

MSIV: Fundraising Is Much More Than A Pitch Deck

Raising capital is a discipline that, when mastered, can fuel a startup’s potential. But when ignored, it can doom a venture before it starts. Mike Lewis demonstrates that there is a method to the madness of fundraising... and it involves a great deal more than just a pitch deck.

1

Feb

Berkeley SkyDeck: Raising Your Series A Is Much More Than A Pitch Deck

In this talk, Enjoy The Work partners Lesley Ross and Rick Hartwig explain how fundraising involves more than a glossy pitch deck, walking the audience through 28 questions all investors ask and more.

21

Jan

Spero Ventures: Moving Beyond Founder-Driven Sales

Enjoy The Work partners Devan Batavia and Rick Hartwig explain what goes into building a sales play book: What is it? Why does it matter? What appears broken in your sales process versus what’s working?

14

Jan

Reach Capital: How To Build Your Startup Story

Every founder or CEO must have a short narrative to intrigue and educate any audience. Mike Lewis and Rick Hartwig lead this discussion on how to create a 30 second narrative that is both evocative and clear.