Act Like a Startup is a project by actor and pitch coach Will Greenblatt and The Startup Coach Craig Major. Will and Craig work with entrepreneurs, startups, and investors every day. On the Act Like a Startup Podcast they discuss entrepreneurship, pitching, and winning at being a startup and share their experiences, advice, and working in the largest startup ecosystem in Canada. Join Will and Craig as they talk about what is means to Act Like a Startup.
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"The best pitch coach in Canada." - Jordan Jocius, Managing Director, Founder Institute Waterloo
Will Greenblatt has been acting professionally since he was seven years old. After graduating from the National Theatre School of Canada in 2010, he took a hiatus from acting, moving to Spain to teach English, and then co-founding an ESL & business coaching company in Hangzhou, China. After returning, he co-founded OutLoud Speakers School, a team of actors teaching public speaking, communication skills & pitch coaching. OutLoud’s clients include Google, ICBC, DMZ and TechStars, and collectively have raised over $40 million USD in investment. Will travels all over the world coaching individuals and companies, helping entrepreneurs and professionals tell their story with more passion, clarity and confidence. When Will is not coaching and running OutLoud Speakers School, he is still an active performer in film, TV and theatre, most recently appearing in Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey for Ubisoft, and in Kat Sandler’s Yaga at the Tarragon.
Will Greenblatt, Founder Outloud Speakers School
The Startup Coach
Craig Major is Toronto’s Entrepreneur Mentor, The Startup Coach
With an extensive corporate background including being the youngest Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche where he was Senior Manager of Architecture and Planning. Program Director for the Wireless Activation Centre at Bell Mobility, Chief Technology Officer at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Program Director at Davis+Henderson doing software implementation for Canadian banks. and more before founding Canada’s largest Startup community TorontoStarts (formerly Startup Toronto) Toronto’s Entrepreneur & Startup Community in early 2015.
TorontoStarts now supports over 22,000 active entrepreneurs in the GTA and has grown to the largest startup community in Canada. With a reach of over 130,000+ followers across our platforms, The Startup Coach has hosted over 700 startup events, courses and workshops and spoken in front of over 70,000 entrepreneurs. Working with startups all day every day Craig has personally coached over 600 startups, judged over 100 pitch competitions, and helped companies raise over $60 million.
The Startup Coach, Founder TorontoStarts