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Startup Stories: Finding Your Headline

November 8, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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What’s your headline? Get the inside scoop on talking to tech media.

During this fireside chat, BetaKit will answer the ins and outs of talking to tech media. What stories are they looking to tell? How do they prefer to receive those stories? What makes a great media pitch? How can you engage with this type of media? BetaKit is an online publication focused on covering Canadian startups and tech innovation.

Whether your company has a big announcement to make, an innovative story to tell or you’re just curious about how tech media operates, you’ll walk away with a better understanding of how to engage with the media.


  • 4:00 – 4:30pm – Registration and mingling
  • 4:30 – 5:15pm – Fireside chat with Douglas Soltys, Editor-in-Chief at BetaKit
  • 5:15 – 5:30pm – Audience Q&A
  • 5:30 – 6:30pm – Closing comments and networking

Featured Speaker: Douglas Soltys, Editor-in-Chief at BetaKit

Douglas Soltys is the Editor-in-Chief of BetaKit and founder of BetaKit Incorporated. Previously of RIM, MobileSyrup, and a number of failed publications you might remember fondly, Douglas has spent the last 15 years writing about or working on tech in Canada. He spends too much time on the internet.

About BetaKit: BetaKit is Canada’s startup and tech innovation publication of record. We are the nation’s only publication dedicated to what’s new and next with Canadian startups and tech innovation. We speak to the people tracking, investing, and building the next generation of Canadian companies.



November 8, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM