BUILD Students Get Inside Look at Boston Startup Skedaddle

Last Friday, about 25 BUILD students visited the offices of Skedaddle where they met the CEO, co-founders and staff and learned about the daily operations of a booming startup. Skedaddle is a Boston-based technology company that created the first mass transportation network that empowers people to ride together to any destination on demand. One of Skedaddle’s employees is an active BUILD mentor and forged this partnership.

Read all about the event in the Boston Globe!

BUILD students at Skedaddle office

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HOW TO RECORD

1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

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