Dave Tucker

Improving your Pitch – How to gain the attention of a VC in 30 minutes.

I spend my days listening to pitches from startups looking for investment. I have seen both good and bad and I often leave the first meeting thinking “that pitch would have been so much better if…”. I have also found that the most enjoyable part of this job as a VC is working with companies to improve their pitch.

Date + Time: Thursday @ 2:00p – 2:45p

Venue: Geonetric Building – Foundry


I have been in the software / startup ecosystem for 35+ years either creating, managing, building software and companies and now investing in them. You can find more detail on my path at https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtuckerames/

I helped grow Workiva from pre-product to a $5B company. I love the Iowa startup ecosystem and want to do what I can to see it grow and thrive.