Performative speaking for founders

Bring your vision to life

Founders have used the Performative Speaking philosophy to raise over $130M in seed to Series C rounds from VCs, angels, and institutions.
Become a world-class storyteller

"You should run, not walk to join."

Yuliya Bel
Co-founder, Notus

Own every board room

Walk into every pitch with confidence, charisma, and a strategy for success.

Raise more

Tell us your story and we’ll put the puzzle pieces together to get investors banging on your door.

Sell more

The world doesn’t need 1000’s of founders sounding like Obama. We’ll bring out the best voice of you.

Attract talent

You’ll need investors to provide funding, close A-level talent, and motivate your team to bring your vision to life.

The Performative Speaking
founder toolkit

Stories that sell

New features don’t sell. Product demos don’t sell. Stories sell - and we'll help you build yours.

Your hero story

Every hero has an origin story - Spiderman, Iron man, Thor. We'll tell yours.

Your perfect pitch

Seamlessly guide your audience through your journey, where it's going & why they need to care.

Scaling influence

Social. Newsletters. Podcasts. Video. We'll make you so prolific that the entire world will know your story.

Persuasion mastery

What does the structure look like? Are you framing your company’s story correctly? How can you sound more convincing? We’ll ensure those pieces are aligned.

Conversational fluency

Pitch without pitching. Get people to believe that you're the future, no matter what social situation you are in.

“Word vomit your story and Performative Speaking will put the pieces together.

“Performative Speaking unlocked a new confidence in me to speak publicly."

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“Word vomit your story and Performative Speaking will put the pieces together.

Adam Guild
Founder, Owner.com

$26.0M

Series A raised
Adam used the Performative Speaking fundraising strategy to raise a $10.7M seed round, followed by a $15M series A only six months later.
Altman Capital
Redpoint Ventures
FTX's Sam-Bankman Fried

“Word vomit your story and Performative Speaking will put the pieces together.

Adam Guild
Founder, Owner.com

Pitch as a pro

Venture capitalists invest in people, not pitches. With our proven strategies, get investor attention by taking them through a verbal journey of how you're way ahead of the curve.

How you're building the future while everyone keeps saying it can't be done.

    "No matter what stage of life you're in, you'll wish you had taken this a decade earlier."

    Andrew Bean
    ‍‍
    President, Rare Look Strategy

    Captivate on command

    The blood and guts. The pain. The sweat. The tears. The agonizing founder's journey - an entrepreneur's struggle with self-doubt, mistakes, and frustration.

    Performative Speaking trains you how to use yours to win hearts - and wallets - without having to think twice.

      "Now I have frameworks that I can apply in almost any setting."

      Frank Dale
      ‍‍
      SVP of product, Salesloft

      Speak to influence

      Let us tell your story. We'll infuse it with passion to pulling the heartstrings and creative levers that connect with the world.

      Talent will join your cause. Investors will bang on your door. And customers will be your megaphone.

      "If you are an entrepreneur, by definition you are working to building something in the world that doesn't exist. To do this successfully, you must be able communicate that vision to the world. Robbie's Performative Speaking program facilitates exactly this."

      Casey Means, MD
      Co-founder, Levels

      Building meaningful connections accelerates every step of your founder journey.
      From idea to industry dominance, we'll find your story that wins.

      Origin story

      Tell us your story and we’ll put the puzzle pieces together to get investors banging on your door.

      Investor presentations

      The world doesn’t need 1000’s of founders sounding like Obama. We bring out your best voice to open cheque books and opportunities.

      Pitch decks

      You’ll need investors to provide funding, close A-level talent, and motivate your team to bring your vision to life.

      Programs for founders

      Founder fundraising program

      1-on-1 coaching

      Executive team coaching

      Sell your vision in every round

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      Space Forge's seed round raised by Performative Speaking alumni Josh Western.

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      Owner.com's Series A raised by founder and Performative Speaking client Adam Guild.

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      2x exited founder speaks on his Performative Speaking experience.

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      Master the story of your company

      Imagine where you'll go when you own any room.

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