“Storytelling for Startups: How to Persuade Investors and Attract Talent” Workshop in Osaka

Monday, October 21, 2019
19:00 - 21:00
with Darren Menabney Register Now Details

Experience a Storytelling workshop, learn valuable business skills, and take your first step into Japan's leading international network.

Storytelling is a powerful way to communicate and persuade others. It is a must-have skill in business: entrepreneurs must be able to use it effectively to attract not only investors, but recruit team members as well.

At this interactive session, you will learn the fundamentals of a good pitch, which can decide the future of a startup. Participants will also have the chance to put this into practice, developing their own pitch and presenting for feedback from the facilitator and peers.

What this workshop will cover:

  • What storytelling is, and why it matters in business
  • How to structure storytelling and include it in your pitches
  • The three stories that every startup needs to be able to tell


  • Date
    Monday, October 21, 2019
  • Time
    19:00-21:00 (JST)
  • Where
    Osaka Innovation Hub
  • Registration Fee
    Free of charge
  • Language


  • 18:30
    Reception and Individual Q&A
  • 19:00
    Introduction to GLOBIS
  • 19:10
  • 20:10
  • 20:20
    Wrap up
  • 20:30


Darren Menabney
MBA, GLOBIS University
Darren spent 20 years in Canada with the federal government, building R&D partnerships. After getting his MBA at GLOBIS in 2013, he made a career pivot and now leads global HR programs at a Japanese multinational company. As faculty at GLOBIS, Darren teaches courses like Business Presentation and Critical Thinking. He also works with IDEO U as a Storytelling coach. See full profile


Osaka Innovation Hub
3-1, 3 大深町 北区 大阪市 大阪府 530-0011
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