Go To Market The Only 10 Slides You Need in Your Pitch – Refreshed (it’s 13)

The Only 10 Slides You Need in Your Pitch – Refreshed (it’s 13)

For years I’ve been directing founders to the Guy Kawasaki ten, twenty, thirty, (10 20 30) PowerPoint Slides blog post. It’s a great post about decks and very relevant if you have an idea vs. a product and business you want to communicate, or if you’re early in the pitching process or preparing for an …

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Startup Fundraising Startup Fundraising: Executive Summary, Pitch Deck and Financial Models

Startup Fundraising: Executive Summary, Pitch Deck and Financial Models

Fundraising as an Enterprise Sales Process. Which means it’s going to take time to get fundraising done and you’ll need a lot of prospects at the top of your sales funnel. As you prepare for your fundraising effort and you need to get the basic tools of the trade completed before you start the process. …

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Startup Fundraising Startup Funding Mechanics: Incorporation, Convertible Debt & Series A

Startup Funding Mechanics: Incorporation, Convertible Debt & Series A

What do first time founders need to know about fundraising mechanics? This post should help you understand the basic lingo of fundraising – so you don’t look surprised or sound like a noob when you’re discussing funding. An  attorney will go into a lot more detail and it’s important that you understand investor motivations – not …

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