Build a Better Entrepreneur Pitch Deck

Marketing Assistant at Center For Entrepreneurial Innovation
Jun. 7, 2015

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Build a Better Entrepreneur Pitch Deck

  1. PITCH DECK build a better
  2. disclaimer: this slide deck is intended to provide best practices for pitching your business as entrepreneurs. these tactics are an aggregate of feedback from local investors and business leaders, as well as research from leading online entrepreneurial sources. it does not reflect specific requirements of the arizona commerce authority’s innovation challenge grant competition. a small note of thanks to the arizona entrepreneurs and start-up supporters whose pictures are included on these slides.
  3. PITCH elevator noah kagan, founder, okdork
  4. THINGS TO COVER business name what you do, not who you are current traction key presentation takeaways
  5. PROBLEM the eric miller, principal, padt inc.
  6. THINGS TO COVER describe your ideal customer problem validation data personalize the problem quantify where appropriate
  7. SOLUTION your alisa lyons, co-founder, sloan-lyons public affairs
  8. include imagery where appropriate avoid technical specifications identify any intellectual property THINGS TO COVER overview of product or service your value proposition & key benefits demonstrate customer willingness to pay
  9. MODEL business liesl harder kielp, founder, aguasac
  10. THINGS TO COVER how does the company make money pricing & revenue model cost structure three-to-five year financial pro forma what is your exit strategy
  11. MARKET the hart shafer, founder, theraspecs
  12. opportunities for expansion demonstrate credible market research graphs & charts are a plus THINGS TO COVER overall market size tiered breakdown of market penetration
  13. STRATEGY your kirk johnson, founder, sounds academy
  14. THINGS TO COVER address market risk marketing channels include any customer traction to date go-to-market strategy how you will reach your customers
  15. COMPETITION the scott mcintosh, co-founder, mac6
  16. THINGS TO COVER charts & visuals make it simple your competitive advantage top three to five competitors similarities & key differences
  17. TEAM the jill hamblen and marlene seitz, triarc architecture
  18. THINGS TO COVER your advisory board list the company leadership include cumulative skills & experience your plan to address any skills gaps what makes you the right team?
  19. ASK your
  20. additional needs from the audience any funding (equity or other) you are seeking allocation strategy for capital summarize key points include contact information THINGS TO COVER
  21. DETAILS final charlie popeck, co-founder, green ideas
  22. powerful visuals leave a lasting impression be consistent – themes, fonts, colors avoid stock templates & animations include logo, website, & social media info THINGS TO COVER
  23. MORE RESOURCES Free pitch deck templates: • • %20Template.ppt • Additional pitch tips: • investors.aspx • perfect-investment-pitch/
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