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Sw pitch template


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Sw pitch template

  1. 1. NAME/LOGO Insert company slogan [customize background image]
  2. 2. OVERVIEW <ul><li>Pain Point (hurt so good!) </li></ul><ul><li>Solution & Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Market </li></ul><ul><li>Assumptions & Risks </li></ul><ul><li>Financials </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>SW Takeaway </li></ul>
  3. 3. PAIN POINT <ul><li>Primary data point addressing pain point </li></ul><ul><li>2nd data point addressing pain point </li></ul><ul><li>Personal/group pain point </li></ul>Punchline: Hypothesis describing the root cause of the pain point (problem)
  4. 4. [Optional: Insert picture to capture the essence of the problem/opportunity you are addressing]
  5. 5. SOLUTION & VISION <ul><li>One sentence nailing the essence of what your company/app/solution is + does. </li></ul>Mission/Vision Statement [Photo/Diagram Here] Clarify purpose, primary objectives, big picture
  6. 6. SOLUTION <ul><li>Use diagram/bullet points--explain your solution: Answer who, what, how, where, when . </li></ul><ul><li>Mention key differentiators: How are you uniquely positioned for success? </li></ul><ul><li>You may want to include a process diagram or product/serivce overview on an additional slide or two. Keep it concise. </li></ul>
  7. 7. MARKET [Demonstrate opportunity for impact, scale, and adoption.] 10,000 $25 M 12.3% Explanation goes here Explanation goes here Explanation goes here <ul><li>Answer questions such as: </li></ul><ul><li>How large is the estimated number of people you can help? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the net $ impact of the problem you are addressing? </li></ul><ul><li>What percent of the total population/market can you reasonably expect to serve? </li></ul>
  8. 8. ASSUMPTIONS & RISKS <ul><li>Bullet assumptions driving your solution </li></ul><ul><li>What factors could sink the ship? Competitive? Other? (Briefly mention how you are solving issues) </li></ul>
  9. 9. FINANCIALS <ul><li>Who will pay you? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you make $? </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue targets over the next 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 5 years? </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing operating costs </li></ul>[Pro forma revenue chart/graph]
  10. 10. STARTUP SOURCES & USES $xx,xxx Total $x,xxx Source #4 $x,xxx Source #3 $x,xxx Source #2 $x,xxx Source #1 $x,xxx Existing funds Amount Sources (Year 1) $xx,xxx Total $x,xxx Use #4 $x,xxx Use #3 $x,xxx Use #2 $x,xxx Use #1 $x,xxx Development Amount Uses (Year 1)
  11. 11. TIMELINE <ul><li>Progress to date - accomplishment #1 </li></ul><ul><li>Progress to date - accomplishment #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Progress to date - accomplishment #3 </li></ul>[Answer the question: How will you define & determine “success”] 6 months 1 year 3 years [Specify how you plan to keep momentum post-SW]
  12. 12. SW TAKEAWAY <ul><li>What did your team learn/accomplish/ over the weekend & what would you do differently next time? (3-5 bullet points w/ 3-5 words each) </li></ul>
  13. 13. QUESTIONS & CONTACT INFORMATION [logo] For more information, please contact us at… [company email address]
  14. 14. TEAM (OPTIONAL) <ul><li>Team Member </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Qualification </li></ul><ul><li>Role on team </li></ul><ul><li>Team Member </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Qualification </li></ul><ul><li>Role on team </li></ul><ul><li>Team Member </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Qualification </li></ul><ul><li>Role on team </li></ul><ul><li>Team Member </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Qualification </li></ul><ul><li>Role on team </li></ul>[Replace with your photo, or not] [Replace with your photo, or not] [Replace with your photo, or not] [Replace with your photo, or not] Summarize team’s qualification/commitment to venture’s success