Robbie Crabtree

Robbie Crabtree

Founder

Performative Speaking

Robbie advises and coaches early stage startup founders and founding teams on mastering the skills of storytelling and strategic communication. Over the past 12 months his clients have raised over $100 million using his conversational storytelling method and fundraising playbook.   His clients have been on top 5 Apple Podcasts, signed book deals, and spoken on major stages across the world. He's worked with hundreds of founders in workshops, group coaching programs, and also his own cohort based course. He's also an advisor and expert to a number of startups, VC firms, and DAOs around strategic storytelling and communication.   Before starting Performative Speaking to up level the most ambitious founders' storytelling, he was a trial lawyer in Dallas, TX. Over his 8 year career he tried 102 jury trials including murders, capital murders, and child abuse cases. He also coached the national mock trial team at SMU Law School.   Robbie is the author of the soon to be released book around why tech startup founders need to be great storytellers and has his own podcasts called Chief Storytelling Officer where guests come on to share their stories and lessons from scaling successful startups. He's an active content creator on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube so more people can learn these skills.