SPEED DATING

WHO

Investors, Executive
and Startup pass holders

WHEN

23rd-24th of September. Each
meeting can last up
to 15 minutes.

WHERE

Dedicated area at
Amber Expo
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Network hard and make business with right people. Use an online tool, choose the best fit and send the invitation before coming to Gdansk to be sure meetings are confirmed & scheduled. Speed Dating will be organized in a dedicated area both conference days.

Each meeting can last up to 15 minutes.

Why it is worth to mark the checkbox?

The tool allows you to plan your meeting schedule before, so you can make your time in Gdansk really efficient. You can search through startup, investor and business representatives’ profiles to choose those who are the best fit for you.

The tool offers different filters depends who you are looking for. You can also bookmark profiles which are interested for you to come back later. And, what is also worth to mention, you are the master of your time so you can decide how much time you want to spend doing speed dating.

IT IS ALSO IMPORTANT …

To make your profile complete and update it if needed. Thanks to it you increase your chances for more really good meetings. Startups can also upload their pitch decks so investors and business representatives have more data for analysis.

HOW IT WORKS?

SPEED DATING

GENERAL_INFO GENERAL_INFO

GENERAL_INFO

1. What is Speed Dating?

Speed Dating is short (15 minutes), individual business meetings between Startups, Investors and Executives. Speed Dates will be organized on 23th (10:00 - 17:00) and 24th of September (09:00 - 16:00) during the Infoshare 2020 Conference. Speed Dating tool is available here after logging into your Infoshare account. Checkbox I want to take part in Speed Dating in your profile should be checked.

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2. Updating your profile

It is very important to have your profile updated so people know who you are and can easily find you.
To update your profile go straight to:  https://infoshare.pl/profile/  or click Change your profile button on MY PROFILE tab.

3. Managing your availability

In the CALENDAR tab, you can change your availability for particular slots.

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When you click on FREE it will turn into BUSY. To change this status back just click on BUSY.

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You can also choose a Free whole day slider to block availability for the whole day.

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It will change to Busy the whole day. All slots that day will be not available.

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4. Private Messages

You can send a private message using our internal messaging system. Just click on someone's profile:

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then click Send Private Message button...

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and type a message. Please, note that your Recipient will see your email address.

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You can always go back to messages history, placed below the "SEND" button.

 

You can also easily contact all people:

 

1. who you have invited/you have been invited by (pending invitations)

2. who have scheduled meeting with/you have scheduled meeting with (confirmed invitations)

3. who have cancelled the meeting with you/you have cancelled the meeting with (cancelled invitations)

by going to Invitations tab and clicking View/Send message button

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COMMUNITY RESEARCH COMMUNITY RESEARCH

COMMUNITY RESEARCH

1. Searching for people

To set up a meeting, first, you need to find a person you want to meet with.
Go to the SEARCH tab and input word or phrase (name, surname, company name, etc).
You can also filter your search results choosing one or many options in the left column.

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2. Adding to bookmarks

When you find an interesting startup, investor or executive and would like to remember about, you can add her/him to bookmarks.

Later on, you can review all marked people in the BOOKMARKS tab.

3. Attaching pitch deck

Startups can attach pitch deck to Speed Dating tool. It will be visible to investors and executives pass holders ONLY (other startups can not see them). Having a pitch deck in the speed dating tools will increase startups chances to schedule more valuable meetings.

FOR STARTUPS: to attach pitch deck

1. Go to your profile and upload the pitch deck.

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2. scroll down to Speed Dating section where is the place to upload your pitch deck (in PDF format). Remember to click the SAVE button!

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4. Reviewing pitch deck

Startups can attach pitch decks to speed dating tools, which are visible ONLY to investors and executive pass holders. Other startups can not see them. Investors and executive pass holders can review them to learn more about the projects. Pitch deck details should convince them that it is worth to schedule a meeting.

If you are an investor or executive pass holder, click the pitch deck icon to see the file.

5. Search filters

FOR STARTUPS

  1. To search for investors, you can use filters: Industry interest areas, Product type, Business type, Investment Stages, Investment Size
  2. To search for business representatives with the executive pass, you can use the filter: Industry interest areas
  3. To search for other startups, you can use filters: Industry, Product type, Business type, Startup Stage

FOR INVESTORS

  1. To search for startups, you can use filters: Industry, Product type, Business type, Startup Stage, Revenue (yes/no), Looking for funding (yes/no), Pitch deck (yes/no)
  2. To search for other investors, you can use filters: Industry interest areas, Product type, Business type, Investment Stages, Investment Size
  3. To search for business representatives with the executive pass, you can use filters: Industry interest areas

FOR EXECUTIVE PASS HOLDERS

  1. To search for startups, you can use filters: Industry, Product type, Business type, Startup Stage, Revenue (yes/no), Looking for funding (yes/no), Pitch deck
  2. To search for investors, you can use filters: Industry interest areas, Product type, Business type, Investment Stages, Investment Size
  3. To search for other business representatives with the executive pass, you can use the filter: Industry interest areas
MEETINGS MEETINGS

MEETINGS

1. Inviting people

When you find the right person you can invite her/him by clicking the Invite button.

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After sending an invitation you need to wait until the invited person will Accept or Decline your invitation. You will be notified by email. The person who is invited will choose the timeslot according to Your availability.

2. Accepting invitation

When somebody sends you an invitation you will receive an email. To Accept or Decline you need to go to the  INVITATIONS tab.

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After clicking the Accept button you will go to the calendar to choose a time slot - by clicking button Set up a meeting.

After choosing a suitable slot, always click the CONFIRM button, to send back meeting details to the person who has invited you for a meeting. You can add a message at this step.

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When the meeting is sucessfully set up both interlocutors will see it in their calendars.

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3. Rescheduling your meetings

If you want to reschedule a meeting, you can do it in the CALENDAR section.

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Click Reschedule, your old meeting will be canceled and you will have to choose a new slot by clicking

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"set up a meeting" with the new timeslot.

To finish the rescheduling process always click CONFIRM after choosing a suitable timeslot. At this step, you can add a short message explaining the change.

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4. Browsing your meetings and invitations

In the INVITATIONS tab, you can see all accepted meetings, pending and canceled invitations. To see only a particular group mark the suitable checkbox:

  • Show only Cancelled invitations
  • Show only Pending invitations
  • Show only Accepted invitations

Additionally, at the beginning of each Speed Dating day (23th and 24th of September at 8 am) you will receive an email with your daily meeting schedule.

5. Email notifications

You will be informed about all speed dating actions by email including:

  • new invitation
  • confirmation of the meeting
  • rejection of the meeting
  • cancelation of the meeting
  • reminder about the meeting
  • rescheduling of the meeting
  • private messages

If you would like to receive notifications (except private messages) during the conference by SMS, mark checkbox I want to receive SMS messages in your profile.

1. Go to "Your profile":

2. Scroll to "Speed Dating" where you can find checkbox related to text massages tool. To turn on this function, match the second box and put your cell phone number.

STILL NEED ASSITANCE?

Contact us at speeddating@infoshare.pl