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  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • You don’t have to put the entire credentials of a person on the slide – a few simple (ideally, similar-looking) photos are sufficient.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Awesome pitches are about breaking convention. About being different. About being outstanding.However… it’s important to learn how to walk before you start running. Or flying, for that matter.
  • Sunday night pitch for startup weekend tips and guidelines swliege

    1. 1. Sunday Night pitch for Startup Weekend #SWLIEGE specialLeo Exter, founder @ westartup
    2. 2. Why are you making this presentation?To get next Answer basicmeeting questions up front
    3. 3. Competentpitches only.For an awesomepitch, dosomethingdifferent.
    4. 4. • Problem you’re solving• Market you’re addressing• Your solution• Business model• Current status• The Ask
    5. 5. Start with audience in mind
    6. 6. Is the audience familiar with your marketand problem?Yes: No:Appeal to their Describe problem“personal” pain Prove market size
    7. 7. Platform:Use unambiguouswords.
    8. 8. Start with the“Hollywoodcinema pitch”:Kill Bill meetsWizard of Oz
    9. 9. Prove that your solution works 2,191 users
    10. 10. Your team are the heart of your business! Leo Boye Jacob Yash
    11. 11. Business models aren’t magicalWho’s buying? Are they payingWhat are they enough to make itbuying? worthwhile?
    12. 12. What’s the status?• Prototype• Just launched• Getting traction• Need to grow faster!
    13. 13. What do you want from your audience?Money: ContactsHow much? AdviceFor what? Test users
    14. 14. Now, to make apresentation witha bit of a PUNCH…
    15. 15. Add drama…
    16. 16. • 5 minutes sharp• PPT/Keynote, but have a PDF copy• Screenshots only• Live demo OK, but only if it REALLY works • 1 minute!• 18:00 is last deadline• AND BTW, DOORS CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
    17. 17. leo.exter@westartup.euwww.westartup.eu Got questions?@leoexter

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