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How to Pitch a VC
With Dave McClure
By IEVOKE
REDESIGNED
Dave McClure
@davemcclure
500startups.com
10 Slides to an
Awesome Pitch
1. Elevator Pitch
2. The Problem
3. The Solution
4, Market Size
5. Business Model
6. Proprietary Tech
7. Competition
8. Ma...
Make your teaser slide
MEMORABLE
1.ElevatorPitch
Hey I'm Bill
from
hikers.com,
The place
where we do...
If you have
this problem,
this is how we
solve that
problem...
30 S...
2.TheProblem
The BIGGER the problem the BETTER
I always get lost
when I go hiking
3.TheSolution
How do you solve the problem?
=+
Describe how your SOLUTION fixes the PROBLEM and
does it better or different than your co...
Time for a...
DEMONSTRATION
4. MarketSize
The BIGGER
the market,
the BETTER
We have Y customers in our market...the average
customer buys Z times per year....averag...
5.Business Model
HOW WILL YOU MAKE MONEY?
Retail Online Direct
Describe 1-3 REVENUE sources
6. ProprietaryTech
WHAT ADVANTAGES DO YOU HAVE?
Patents Market Lead Experience
Investors really like UNFAIR advantages
7. TheCompetition
ReliableUnreliable
Budget
Premium
2x2 Matrix
List ALL of your competitors. Describe how you are
BETTER or at least DIFFERE...
8. MarketingPlan
HOW DO YOU GET CUSTOMERS?
Email Print Social Media
There are lots of DISTRIBUTION
channels? Pick your top 3
9. Team
WHO IS ON YOUR TEAM?
Techs Entrepreneurs Sales
These are the PEOPLE that really "prick the
ears" of VCs
10. Money
WHAT HAVE YOU ACHIEVED SO FAR?
Revenue
& Profits
Customers Testimonials
WHAT DO YOU NEED?
How much do
you need?
How much have
you raised?
How will you spend
the money?
1. Elevator Pitch
2. The Problem
3. The Solution
4, Market Size
5. Business Model
6. Proprietary Tech
7. Competiton
8. Mar...
Thanks Dave!
Credits
Dave McClure / 500 Startups / @davemcclure
Tomas Bay / Slides that Rock / @slidesthatrock
Canva / @canva
Google Im...
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How to Pitch a VC, or Angel (Redesigned)

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Get inside the mind of one of the most prominent and feared VC investors in Silicon Valley. with How to Pitch a VC, or Angel (Redesigned).

The deck has been redesigned by IEVOKE. We help entrepreneurs get investor ready so they can raise capital and grow their business.

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How to Pitch a VC, or Angel (Redesigned)

  1. 1. How to Pitch a VC With Dave McClure By IEVOKE REDESIGNED
  2. 2. Dave McClure @davemcclure 500startups.com
  3. 3. 10 Slides to an Awesome Pitch
  4. 4. 1. Elevator Pitch 2. The Problem 3. The Solution 4, Market Size 5. Business Model 6. Proprietary Tech 7. Competition 8. Marketing Plan 9. Team 10. Money Teaser slide here Demo here
  5. 5. Make your teaser slide MEMORABLE
  6. 6. 1.ElevatorPitch
  7. 7. Hey I'm Bill from hikers.com, The place where we do... If you have this problem, this is how we solve that problem... 30 Seconds
  8. 8. 2.TheProblem
  9. 9. The BIGGER the problem the BETTER I always get lost when I go hiking
  10. 10. 3.TheSolution
  11. 11. How do you solve the problem? =+ Describe how your SOLUTION fixes the PROBLEM and does it better or different than your competitors
  12. 12. Time for a... DEMONSTRATION
  13. 13. 4. MarketSize
  14. 14. The BIGGER the market, the BETTER We have Y customers in our market...the average customer buys Z times per year....average transaction size is X. Market Size = X x Y x Z growing at +100% per annum
  15. 15. 5.Business Model
  16. 16. HOW WILL YOU MAKE MONEY? Retail Online Direct Describe 1-3 REVENUE sources
  17. 17. 6. ProprietaryTech
  18. 18. WHAT ADVANTAGES DO YOU HAVE? Patents Market Lead Experience Investors really like UNFAIR advantages
  19. 19. 7. TheCompetition
  20. 20. ReliableUnreliable Budget Premium 2x2 Matrix List ALL of your competitors. Describe how you are BETTER or at least DIFFERENT
  21. 21. 8. MarketingPlan
  22. 22. HOW DO YOU GET CUSTOMERS? Email Print Social Media There are lots of DISTRIBUTION channels? Pick your top 3
  23. 23. 9. Team
  24. 24. WHO IS ON YOUR TEAM? Techs Entrepreneurs Sales These are the PEOPLE that really "prick the ears" of VCs
  25. 25. 10. Money
  26. 26. WHAT HAVE YOU ACHIEVED SO FAR? Revenue & Profits Customers Testimonials
  27. 27. WHAT DO YOU NEED? How much do you need? How much have you raised? How will you spend the money?
  28. 28. 1. Elevator Pitch 2. The Problem 3. The Solution 4, Market Size 5. Business Model 6. Proprietary Tech 7. Competiton 8. Marketing Plan 9. Team 10. Money Teaser slide here Demo here LET'S SUMMARISE
  29. 29. Thanks Dave!
  30. 30. Credits Dave McClure / 500 Startups / @davemcclure Tomas Bay / Slides that Rock / @slidesthatrock Canva / @canva Google Images / @google Brought to you by: P +61 3 9005 6350 M +61 4 0375 7226 E info@ievoke.com.au W ievoke.com.au IEVOKE

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