Infographics Are The Present And The Future Of Presentations!

Infographics Are The Present And The Future Of Presentations!

Tips Moulik Jain
The ultimate goal of any 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: We’ve all heard the term, “A picture speaks…
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Pointers on How to Create Pitch Decks For Startups

Pointers on How to Create Pitch Decks For Startups

Learning 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 to 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…
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Pitching the best foot to Venture Capitalists

Pitching the best foot to Venture Capitalists

Tips Moulik Jain
[caption id="attachment_1685" align="alignleft" width="660"] 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 market with funding. Venture Capitalist come 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 multiply,…
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Cue cards in Presentation Deck, Yay or Nay?

Cue cards in Presentation Deck, Yay or Nay?

Tips Moulik Jain
[caption id="attachment_1685" align="alignleft" width="660"] Image Credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP[/caption] 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 help us having more visual slides. Using a cue card in a proper manner can help…
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Why is it important to have an interesting pitch deck for presenting your digital media campaign?

Why is it important to have an interesting pitch deck for presenting your digital media campaign?

Uncategorized 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 Things Most People Won’t Tell You About Pitching for Funding

3 Things Most People Won’t Tell You About Pitching for Funding

Learning 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

Types of Investments

Learning Pranjali Jakatdar
In today’s business landscape filled with emerging businesses and startups, there are many different types of investments. How do you know which kind of an investment is the right one for you? Each kind of an 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 an investment is your best bet, it will help you in coming up with an efficient investment pitch deck which relates to your business idea.   So, let’s look at the types of investments in…
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Predictable things that VCs will want to know if you ask for funding :

Predictable things that VCs will want to know if you ask for funding :

Tips Moulik Jain
"How to make sure that you bag the funding from Venture Capitalists"       Venture Capitalists (VC's) often ask some questions to get a detailed perspective about 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 presentation…
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Best Tools for Designing Pitch Deck

Best Tools for Designing Pitch Deck

Tips Pranjali Jakatdar
A pitch deck is a brief presentation of around 8-15 slides, usually created using PowerPoint or Keynote. However, nowadays, a lot of people have started using professional designing softwares like Photoshop and Illustrator to create a better impact. It is an introduction and overview of your business plan and is used to convince your audience during face-to-face or online meetings with potential investors, co-founders, bosses, partners or clients. The design of a pitch deck is need-specific, for example, a startup investor pitch deck would be different from a corporate pitch deck.   Tools for Pitch Deck   There are several tools one can use to make their pitch deck hold the audience’s attention for a longer span of time.   These tools help add elements to your presentation that makes…
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Professional Tips for Deck Redesign

Professional Tips for Deck Redesign

Tips Pranjali Jakatdar
So, you successfully ideated an innovative business idea, worked out all the details and then also designed a pitch deck to present to the investors. Later, you had a successful presentation in front of the investors too! But did it result in any investments?   If your answer is no, then here are a list of things you need to look out for. Follow these professional tips for Deck Redesign!   Deck Redesign Ideas   1. Convert your Statistics into a Meaningful Story :   More often than not, entrepreneurs rely on a lot of research to support their business idea to ensure it is something that is needed by their Target Audiences. Later, they also end up adding most of their research in the pitch deck. This is one…
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