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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Tools For Designing Pitch Deck

Tools For Designing Pitch Deck

Pitch Deck 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 software 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 it easy…
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Professional Tips for Deck Redesign

Professional Tips for Deck Redesign

Pitch Deck 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 is a list of things you need to look out for. Follow these professional tips for pitch 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 of the biggest…
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Shark Tank Pitch to Take Inspiration From

Shark Tank Pitch to Take Inspiration From

Pitch Deck Pranjali Jakatdar
Tips inspired by 'Shark Tank' to Deliver the Perfect Business Pitch If you’re from a business background or are passionate about starting your own business or even if you’re just into discovering new ideas and new concepts, it is very likely that you might have seen Shark Tank! If you have, high five! If not, don’t worry. Just read on. Let’s look at one of the best Shark tank pitches to take inspiration from it. So, Shark Tank is a reality TV Show wherein businessmen from all over the USA, pitch their unique ideas to Business Giants i.e multi-millionaires from different business backgrounds, known as Sharks! (We got to say that Shark is an ideal name for them due to their strong and majestic personalities. Let us know if you agree in the…
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Design Aesthetics for Presentations

Design Aesthetics for Presentations

Pitch Deck Pranjali Jakatdar
5 Tips for Better Presentation Design Do you remember sitting through those long boring presentations back in your college days when you just couldn’t wait for the lecture to end? Yes, we do too. Those are the kind of presentations with way too much text and a limited amount of visuals, the ones with a boring layout and lack of any design aesthetics. Yes, these are the ones which need to be avoided. So what does it take for a presentation to be professional? Let’s look at the Design Aesthetics to follow for presentations. In every Powerpoint/Keynote presentation, there are 2 important elements. They are Content and Design. Both these elements are equally important, hence make sure that one doesn’t overpower the other. In order to maintain that balance, the…
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Tips for a Successful Start-Up Pitch

Tips for a Successful Start-Up Pitch

Pitch Deck Pranjali Jakatdar
Before any important pitch, young ‘to be businessmen’ try their level best to make sure everything seems and looks perfect, is easily understandable and includes relevant information that supports their product/service perfectly. They do not want to leave any stone unturned and that’s the reason why young entrepreneurs come up with a ‘Data-rich’ presentation, hoping to get some eyebrow-raises. Well, but do these frequently followed methods help them in making a lasting impression on the investors? The answer is No. More often than not, the statistics and the numerical data helps in supporting our argument but does not lead to a successful interactive pitch. That is why it does not lead to any funding. So, what do we do to make sure we have all of our audience’s and investor’s…
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