Weave Workshop: Elevator Pitching

By admin 13 January 2020

Weave Workshop: Elevator Pitching

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Elevator pitching – How to prepare your career for the future of work.

First Impressions are the key of success. In most encounters, you only have 30 seconds to show, a few minutes to impress, and a day to respond. Therefore, It is the best to prepare an impressive elevator pitch.

An elevator pitch is the most minimalist interpretation of the products or services that a company or individual offers. The term “elevator pitch” comes from the reality that you may only have an elevator ride to the next floor to introduce yourself and your ideas and to make an impact on investors or prospects. The elevator pitch is the heart of all of your messaging and conversations about you or your brand.

Who should attend:

Students, aspiring tech industry execs, young professionals, entrepreneurs



Lavine Hemlani – Founder and CEO of Xccelerate

Passionate about pioneering advanced technology education to empower individuals, enterprises and workforces with 4th industrial revolution skills.

Founder and CEO of Xccelerate, a leading ed-tech and future of work company headquartered in HK with regional capabilities. Xccelerate is founded on the vision that the greatest opportunity for improving lives is education and addresses the colossal talent and skills challenges in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Process Automation (RPA), Software Engineering, Blockchain and Design across Asia.

Xccelerate drives outcomes for individuals, enterprises and governments by leveraging expert instructors, proprietary curriculum and learning software. Prior to Xccelerate, Lavine co-founded FLYR and worked with deep learning start-up Thread Genius (acquired by Sotheby’s). Lavine began his career in investment banking in NYC at Lazard’s Mergers & Acquisitions division (M&A) and held investment roles at the following funds: Atlas Capital, Marwar Capital and Union Park Capital.

Lavine also serves as Vice President of the Artificial Intelligence Society of HK and on the Board of Directors of the 24 Hour Race, the largest global movement against modern slavery.


Date: 10 Feb 2020 (MON)
Time: 7:30PM – 9:00PM
Location: Weave on Boundary, 36 Boundary Street, Prince Edward