Start-up of the Year 2015-2016 competition entry: Metaspeech
Last year our training assisted our clients raise a combined 12m.Mariana Marquez, co-founder of Metaspeech, explains why business should win the Startup of the Year classification of the Guardian Small Business Showcase competitors:.
We are Mariana and Emma. We are choreographers and the creators of Metaspeech. Our approach offers an alternative approach to public speaking training. It is everything about moving, thinking on your feet, experiencing, and embodying flow.
Last year, our training helped our customers raise a combined 12m, win the South by South West (SXSW) pitch competitors, and get moneyed on the BBC s Dragon s Den. We count Google, TechWeek, Trendwatching and 4YFN as our clients, training from seed-funded startups at accelerators like Seedcamp, to executives at Ocado, Propercorn, and Spotify.
We have actually produced more than 70 choreographies for our entrepreneur and CEO clients. All these pitches and talks were choreographed, using space, time, motion, projection and connection to one s audience.Who would have thought that choreographers could be this productive in one year? In our first year of trading as Metaspeech we turned over 25,000.
All entries which fulfill the competitors requirements are published and our evaluating panel pick a shortlist of the leading three for each category. Winners are revealed at an awards ceremony in summer 2016.