Common Mistakes People Make During Pitches

Common Mistakes People Make During Pitches

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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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12 Slides Every Pitch Deck Needs

12 Slides Every Pitch Deck Needs

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A pitch deck is a compilation of all your ideas, your plan, your company and contact details - Basically everything you require to put across your idea and convince your audience- in a brief but comprehensive manner. Your audience has a short attention span and a crunch of time; you need to make your mark. (more…)
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What is a Pitch Deck?

What is a Pitch Deck?

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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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