What Is A Bad Pitch Deck

What Is A Bad Pitch Deck

Learning Nikita Fernandes
  We often try to figure ways to make our Pitch Decks better. However, we overlook the mistakes we make and don’t realise when our Pitch Decks’ are not good enough to be presented. A bad pitch deck is one that does not serve it’s purpose. Here is how you can tell if your Presentation fits the bill or will go down in the books of the top subpar or horrible Pitch Decks your Investor has seen.     1. Bad Design In order to beautify your Presentation, one must first understand what a ‘BAD DESIGN’ is. Using colors do not go well together is the worst thing you could do for your Pitch Deck. Using a good color palate is very important as it sets the mood of the…
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Common Mistakes People Make During Pitches

Common Mistakes People Make During Pitches

Learning Nikita Fernandes
If you are going from investor to investor and are being rejected every single time, either your idea is not substantial enough- but more often than not, you are making mistakes that can easily be rectified and help you get the investment required to start your company off.     1. Not Doing Adequate Research It is very important to know who you are pitching your idea to as you need to see where their interests lie and what would hit the right notes.   2. Not Selling Your Team Every Investor wants proof that your company will be able to pull off what you claim in your pitch. Not telling them about the potential of every individual in your team will make them wonder if you are worth the…
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What is a Pitch Deck?

What is a Pitch Deck?

Learning Nikita Fernandes
A pitch deck is a brief presentation of around 8-15 slides, usually created using Power Point 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.     Who needs a Pitch Deck?   Why do you need a Pitch Deck? A short, crisp presentation with all the key elements of your business idea is the sure shot way to make an impression on…
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