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                               Wayne Sutton
                                 PitchTo Inc
                         SXSW 2013 - Future15
                             #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Wayne Sutton | PitchTo Inc. | SXSW 2013 | Future15   #sxswvcpitching
Thank you!                                                        Wayne Sutton
                                                                    PitchTo Inc.
SXSW 2013 Voting begins August 13th - 31st.
                                                           SXSW 2013 - Future15
                                                                #sxswvcpitching
Please VOTE here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/6579

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Sxsw 2013 Submission - What founders need to know when pitching to a VC

  • 1. What founders need to know when pitching to a VC Wayne Sutton PitchTo Inc SXSW 2013 - Future15 #sxswvcpitching
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  • 12. Thank you! Wayne Sutton PitchTo Inc. SXSW 2013 Voting begins August 13th - 31st. SXSW 2013 - Future15 #sxswvcpitching Please VOTE here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/6579

Editor's Notes

  1. What founders need to know when pitching to a VC.\n\nWayne Sutton\nPitchTo Inc.\nSXSW 2013 - Future15\n#sxswvcpitching\n
  2. Venture Capital Investment is on the rise!\n\n$8.1 billion in cash was doled out to 812 companies, according to CB Insights. The figure is the "highest funding and deal totals since the dot-com days,"\n\n\nPhoto Credit, http://www.cbinsights.com/mycbi.php?feed=research\n
  3. Reasons why people want to launch a startup and become an entrepreneur.\n\n\nPhoto Credit, kauffman foundation - http://www.kauffman.org/visualizing-forbes-kauffman-fasttrac-entrepreneurship-survey-results.aspx\n
  4. bootstrapping vs fund raising.\n
  5. More entrepreneurs are seeking angel and seed investments for their startup.\n\nPhoto Credit, flickr creative commons - http://www.flickr.com/photos/loop_oh/4541019515/sizes/o/\n
  6. What not to do when pitching to VC!\n\nPhoto Credit, flickr creative commons - http://www.flickr.com/photos/wfryer/1014497362/\n
  7. How to give the ultimate founder pitch\n
  8. Venture Capitals want to be treated like gods!\n\nphoto created: http://www.fitness-passion.com/archives/3135\n\n
  9. Flip it on the investor: Ask investors the right questions. What to ask venture capitalist after pitching?\n\nPhoto Credit, flickr creative commons -  http://www.flickr.com/photos/lnmurrey/6449220763/\n
  10. What to do when VC says yes or no?\nAlways follow up with VCs regardless of the feedback.\n
  11. Comparing Silicon Valley, East Coast and Midwest investors are like comparing apples and oranges\n\nPhoto Credit, flickr creative commons - http://www.flickr.com/photos/thebusybrain/2492945625/sizes/z/\n
  12. What founders need to know when pitching to a VC.\n\nWayne Sutton\nPitchTo Inc.\nSXSW 2013 - Future15\n#sxswvcpitching\n\n