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Marking
Criteria
Business Model
biz plan. solves (big) problem. scales. unique.
customer acquisition strategies.
Customer ...
Big Problem
•Why’s it a prob?
•Is it global?
•How you gonna solve it?
•Why you?
Validation
• FnF’s like it
• Research / Surveys…
• Sign ups, engagement …
• MVP being used
• Ultimate: $$$s !
Why You?
• great people
• blend of skills
• passion & belief
• determination
No Hockey
Sticks!
• realistic biz plan
• believable projections
• get 1st customer + scale
• cost of customer acq’n?
Revenues
by Sunday
• $$$’s the ultimate!
• working product
• great demo
Images, few words
Enjoy it!
PPPPPP!
Pitching Advice for Startups
Pitching Advice for Startups
Pitching Advice for Startups
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Pitching Advice for Startups

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Some straightforward advice for startups pitching their ideas in front of judges at Startup Weekend. What the judges love, what the judges hate!

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Pitching Advice for Startups

  1. 1. Marking Criteria Business Model biz plan. solves (big) problem. scales. unique. customer acquisition strategies. Customer Validation do ppl want this? research. evidence. target mkt. Execution & Design MVP demo. UX. design. does it work (yet)?
  2. 2. Big Problem •Why’s it a prob? •Is it global? •How you gonna solve it? •Why you?
  3. 3. Validation • FnF’s like it • Research / Surveys… • Sign ups, engagement … • MVP being used • Ultimate: $$$s !
  4. 4. Why You? • great people • blend of skills • passion & belief • determination
  5. 5. No Hockey Sticks! • realistic biz plan • believable projections • get 1st customer + scale • cost of customer acq’n?
  6. 6. Revenues by Sunday • $$$’s the ultimate! • working product • great demo
  7. 7. Images, few words
  8. 8. Enjoy it!
  9. 9. PPPPPP!

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