Email Templates2018-08-29T11:36:27+00:00

Email to teams at 5PM two days prior to event.

{NOTE: there are attachments you will need to update and add to the email}

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VCIC Teams,

Game on! We are looking forward to seeing you bright and early this {Friday/Saturday}. In preparation for the day, we have some very important information for you!

  1. Startup pitch decks {link to shared folder}  + NDA — we’ll have copies for you to sign at the event. Note: you cannot share pitch decks with anyone outside of the competition.
  2. Fund profile {organizers need to update}
  3. Team Rules
  4. Team Deliverables Template
  5. The schedule, parking info and other logistics can be found on the event website at www.vcic.org/events.
  6. Please note that there are updated resources at www.vcic.org to help you prepare, such as advice added to the judging criteria and an updated schedule walk through.

Please don’t hesitate to email me if you have any questions in the meantime. Good luck at the event!

Best,

{include mobile phone number in case of emergency}

Email to judges, also two days prior:

{Do not forget to add the attachments you sent to teams as well as Handout – Judge Instructions.}

{Forward the email you sent to teams and add this to the top}

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VCIC Judges,

We have six very excited teams ready to meet you on Friday! Below is the email we just sent to them to kick off the competition. Please take a look at the pitch decks prior to arriving Friday morning at 8:30. I have also attached VCIC judge instructions for any new judges who would like a little more information about the process before you arrive, but don’t worry, we’ll let you know where you need to be and what you need to do throughout the day.

On parking when you arrive Friday, _____________.

We are excited to see you Friday at 8:30 a.m. We’ll have coffee and bagels for you and a moment to meet the other judges and get settled before we kick off the event at 8:50 a.m. sharp.

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to email me if you have ANY questions.

Best,

{include mobile phone number in case of emergency}

Email to startups

{Add Handouts – Startup Instructions as an attachment to your email.}

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VCIC Startups,

We are excited to see you Friday morning at 8:30AM in ______ (specific room/building/etc.). We’ll have coffee and bagels waiting for you. On parking, {insert parking instructions}.

You may want to come a few minutes early to test the technology. You can send me your pitch deck by email or bring it on a thumb drive or laptop. {specific instructions if you have technology limitations}.

I have attached some startup instructions to give you an idea of how the day flows. Don’t worry, we’ll point you where you need to be at any given time!

Please do not hesitate to email me if you have ANY questions. See you Friday!

Best,

___

{include mobile phone number in case of emergency}