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  • 1. HOW TO PITCH A VC Dave McClure by Slides That Rock REDESIGNED
  • 2. Dave McClure @davemcclure 500startups.com
  • 3. We are big fans of Dave McClure and his “10 Slides to an Awesome Pitch”. We use this structure with our clients. It Rocks!
  • 4. We also believe Dave’s slide design can be improved. We have told Dave but he doesn’t give a sh*t! (That’s just Dave).
  • 5. We decided to design a new version of “10 Slides to an Awesome Pitch”
  • 6. REDESIGNED
  • 7. 10 SLIDES TO AN AWESOME PITCH!
  • 8. Elevator Pitch1 The PROBLEM2 The Solution3 Market Size4 Business Model5 6 7 8 9 10 10 SLIDES TO AN AWESOME PITCH! Proprietary Tech Competition Marketing Plan Team Money
  • 9. 10 SLIDES TO AN AWESOME PITCH! Elevator Pitch1 The PROBLEM2 The Solution3 Market Size4 Business Model5 6 7 8 9 10 Teaser slide goes here DEMO goes here Proprietary Tech Competition Marketing Plan Team Money
  • 10. TEASER SLIDE
  • 11. Make the TEASER SLIDE MEMORABLE!
  • 12. ELEVATOR PITCH1
  • 13. Hey, I am Bob from CAR.com, the place where we do... If you have this problem... This is how we solve that problem... 30Seconds
  • 14. THE PROBLEM2
  • 15. The Bigger the Pain, the Better... My car broke down... AGAIN! &%*@#!
  • 16. REMEMBER! The problem ALWAYS comes BEFORE the solution!
  • 17. THE SOLUTION3
  • 18. How do you solve the problem? + = Describe how your solution makes your customers happy and does it better or different than anyone else!
  • 19. DEMO
  • 20. Demo Your Product
  • 21. MARKET SIZE4
  • 22. Bigger is Better!
  • 23. BUSINESS MODEL5
  • 24. How will you make money? Describe 1-3 Revenue Sources! DEALERS ONLINE AFFILIATES
  • 25. PROPRIETARY TECH6
  • 26. What advantages do you have? PATENTS EXPERIENCE MARKET LEAD
  • 27. COMPETITION7
  • 28. FASTSLOW RELIABLE UNRELIABLE 2 x 2 Matrix
  • 29. Show you are BETTER
  • 30. Show you are BETTER or at least DIFFERENT!
  • 31. MARKETING PLAN8
  • 32. How do you get customers? EMAIL TV SOCIAL MEDIA What’s your channels? Focus on volume, cost and conversion!
  • 33. TEAM9
  • 34. Who is on your team? GEEKS ENTREPRENEURS SALES with deep tech experience who have sold companies who bring in customer $$$
  • 35. MONEY10
  • 36. What have you achieved so far? TESTIMONIALS ROCK! REVENUE & PROFITS? CUSTOMERS
  • 37. What do you need? How much are you raising? How much have you raised? How will you spend the money?
  • 38. LET’S SUMMARIZE
  • 39. 10 SLIDES TO AN AWESOME PITCH!
  • 40. 10 SLIDES TO AN AWESOME PITCH! Elevator Pitch1 The PROBLEM2 The Solution3 Market Size4 Business Model5 6 7 8 9 10 Teaser slide goes here DEMO goes here Proprietary Tech Competition Marketing Plan Team Money
  • 41. THANK YOU DAVE!
  • 42. 500startups.com Dave McClure @davemcclure slidesthatrock.com Slides That Rock @slidesthatrock
  • 43. HOW TO PITCH A VC Dave McClure by Slides That Rock REDESIGNED