Ratan Tata Posts a Startup Pitch Deck Template for Entrepreneurs

Ratan Tata Posts a Startup Pitch Deck Template for Entrepreneurs

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The Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons and Chairman of the Tata Trusts, Ratan Tata, put together a startup pitch deck template for entrepreneurs on Instagram. The startup pitch deck – a 16 slide PowerPoint presentation, watermarked Office of Ratan Tata – details the most important aspects that should be covered in any pitch by a first-time entrepreneur. The illustrious industrialist added a 'Notes that might help' section at the end of his startup pitch deck. Here, Ratan Tata emphasises that entrepreneurs validate every possible slide with data.
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Infographics Are The Present & Future Of Presentations!

Infographics Are The Present & Future Of Presentations!

Pitch Deck Moulik Jain
The ultimate goal of any pitch deck presentation is to make the viewer understand what you are presenting. But the content within is the factor that essentially sells your presentation. The most typical way of making a presentation is by using visuals (images) and chunks of text next to it to explain the image. But did you know here’s where you are going wrong! Having worked on a variety of presentations through Design Pitch Deck, we have understood one thing, and we can vouch for this— INFOGRAPHICS ATTRACT VIEWERS! So, while a lot of questions have already been crossing your mind about infographics, we have answered one major question— Why is an infographic a better choice. Let’s start by understanding what infographics are. INFOGRAPHICS:- FUTURE OF PRESENTATION [caption id="attachment_1894" align="aligncenter"…
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Pitch Decks For Startups

Pitch Decks For Startups

Pitch Deck Moulik Jain
There is no hard and fast rule on how to make a Pitch Deck as each will vary according to their purpose. A Startup looking for investors needs a Pitch Deck that brings their idea and business plan across and also proves their credibility. To achieve this, one can use the following pointers to create persuasive and deal-winning Pitch Decks. A Hooking Intro An introduction should contain something which triggers intrigue in the audience. It should make them wonder what lies ahead and keep them gripped throughout the presentation. Your vision should be strongly evident and it should set the base for your entire presentation Give Solid Numbers Providing numbers in the form of user engagement, traffic, growth metrics, etc can be very beneficial as most investors like to base…
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Pitching the Best Foot to Venture Capitalists

Pitching the Best Foot to Venture Capitalists

Pitch Deck Moulik Jain
[caption id="attachment_1700" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Image Credit:Pixabay.com[/caption] Venture Capitalists are not your everyday joe, they get about 100s of emails on business ideas. In order to stand out from the rest of the lot, you got to have that X factor. Impressing a Venture Capitalist (VC) is a difficult task, making anyone invest in your idea is not a piece of cake. Venture Capitalists are your traditional form of acquiring funding for your business. They provide start-ups with good pitch deck who have high potential growth in the market with funding. Venture Capitalist comes in at a very early stage of the company in exchange of having equity in the business. VC investments are a risky process as they bet on start-ups. If the start-up is a huge success, the returns…
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Likes & Dislikes of An Investor

Likes & Dislikes of An Investor

Pitch Deck Moulik Jain
In a pitch deck presentation showcasing business, USP factor isn’t always the main factor for a perfect pitch. The main factor for every start-up is having a great team that drives business with energy and passion. The other factor is knowing the ‘why’ behind the idea. Having a perfect pitch is important for an investor. It will help determine if the business gets enough fuel to kick start the business. It is important that during this presentation you should catch hold of everyone’s attention. A perfect pitch should be more engaging to the audience than pulling a rabbit out of a hat. Every start-up should put all-hands-on-deck before presenting to investors. It is essential for the entrepreneur to have a well thought out process on how to sweep their investors…
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Cue cards in Presentation Deck, Yay or Nay?

Cue cards in Presentation Deck, Yay or Nay?

Pitch Deck Moulik Jain
[caption id="attachment_1685" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Image Credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP[/caption] Cue Cards In Presentation Deck Every speaker has the fear of missing out on important points during a presentation. There are business presentations with more texts just to avoid the speaker getting stuck. But turning your back during the presentation is never a good idea. This is where cue cards come into play. We are literally talking to our hands with cue cards with us. While making a cue card isn’t a difficult task, using them can be tricky As mentioned, turning your back isn’t an ideal way, but looking down while pitch presentation is not good either. The use of cue notes is to avoid getting stuck, which also helps us having more visual slides. Using a cue card in a…
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Importance of Pitch Deck for Digital Media Campaign

Importance of Pitch Deck for Digital Media Campaign

Pitch Deck Moulik Jain
It is important to understand what a ‘Pitch Deck’ means and what is its importance in digital media. A pitch deck is a brief presentation that gives investors an overview of your business. It’s like an episode of Shark Tank. A show that allows small scale businesses to come pitch for investment from giants like Mark Cuban. If you have watched an episode of Shark Tank, you would understand the struggle every entrepreneur goes during a pitch presentation. The show is about pitching your business ideas to 4 giant business tycoons who are the old wise dogs in the investment field. It shows the fire that an entrepreneur faces from these 4 investors and how they find a way to poke a hole in a seemingly good idea. Business presentations…
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3 Secrets About Pitching for Funding

3 Secrets About Pitching for Funding

Pitch Deck Admin
Pitching your startup idea to investors is an exciting step in the process of becoming an entrepreneur. However, it can also be terrifying. Often the future of your business is determined in these meetings, and, unfortunately, trying to get funding can lead to a lot of rejection. The upside is if you stick with it, and if you have the right approach, then it’s quite possible to find someone willing to invest in your business and help get it off the ground. So, what constitutes the right approach? This is a tricky question, as each business, and each group of investors is different. Fortunately, there are lots of resources out there to help you figure out how to succeed. Yet sometimes the best thing we need in life is splash…
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Types of Investments For Startups

Types of Investments For Startups

Pitch Deck Pranjali Jakatdar
In today’s business landscape filled with emerging businesses and startups, there are many different types of investments. How do you know what kind of investment is the right one for you? Each kind of investment has an advantage and a disadvantage which largely affects your business in the long run. ‘The one size fits all’ strategy doesn’t work and you need to be extremely wary of the kind of investment that you choose according to your requirements and needs. If you are familiar with the various types of investments and know which kind of investment is your best bet, it will help you in coming up with an efficient investment pitch deck that relates to your business idea. Types of Investments     1. Bootstrapping/Self-Funding Bootstrapping can be considered to be…
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Things Venture Capitalist Want To Know

Things Venture Capitalist Want To Know

Pitch Deck Moulik Jain
How to bag the funding from Venture Capitalists Venture Capitalists (VC's) often ask some questions to get a detailed perspective of your business idea before investment. Read on more to find out about the same and increase your chances of bagging a successful investment by Peter Thiel. What venture capitalists look for : 1) Macro a. Are you a company or just a product/feature? b. Your vision for the company 2) Your product(s) a. What it is b. What problem it solves c. Why it is superior d. Why it is not likely to be displaced for some time 3) Team a. This is the ethos part of the pitch presentation – why are you the right people for the task and why should the VC trust you? b. Are you…
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