A Basic Layout For Standard Pitch Deck

A Basic Layout For Standard Pitch Deck

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If you’re planning to raise money for your business, it is essential to have an impressive pitch deck as a key component in your fundraising toolkit. A great pitch deck excites the potential investors about your idea and stimulates and engages them in a conversation about your business, and hopefully leading to an investment. The following slides will give you an idea about the content flow in your presentation to create the pursuasive and engaging deck that you need to impress your investors.   1. Company Name NOTE: Any detail which is missing out from your company while answering the questions in the pitch deck, please make sure to mention why is it missing. In case it’s not applicable for your business then just mention ‘NA’. It would be great…
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Best Fonts To Use For Your Pitch

Best Fonts To Use For Your Pitch

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  In school, we were encouraged to write in beautiful and legible handwriting. In today’s technology, we work on computers and the internet provides us with a wide variety of fonts. Some fonts, though very appealing, could be difficult to read and can cause a strain on your eyes. It is also important to use fonts that look professional in your Pitch.   Here are a few fonts that would make your pitch easy to read and look interesting.     1. Lukasz, the designer of the font, con­ceived this type as a set of cor­po­rate fonts for a large client but in the end decided to go in dif­fer­ent styl­is­tic direc­tion. He used clas­si­cal pro­por­tions to give the let­ter­forms a touch of har­mony and ele­gance.The feeling of warmth is…
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What Is A Bad Pitch Deck

What Is A Bad Pitch Deck

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  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

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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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