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How to Pitch to Investors Unreasonably Well

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How to Pitch to Investors Unreasonably Well
November 9, 2009
From unreasonableblog.com

Unreasonableblog.com highlight useful points from Guy Kawasaki's, The Art of Pitching.

  • Explain Yourself in the First Minute
  • Answer the Little Person on Your Shoulder
  • Know Your Audience. Before the pitch, 
  • Keep Your Pitch Short & Your Powerpoint Simple
  1. Title – organization name, your name and title, and contact information
  2. Problem – what’s the pain you’re trying to alleviate?
  3. Solution – how do you alleviate this pain?
  4. Business Model – how do you make money?
  5. Underlying Magic – what’s your secret sauce?
  6. Marketing & Sales – how will you reach your customers?
  7. Competition – who else does what you do?
  8. Management Team – who are the key players in your organization?
  9. Financial Projections & Key Metrics – what’s your financial forecast and how will you measure your efforts?
  10. Current Status, Accomplishments, Timeline & Use of Funds – How are things going and what do you expect in the near future?
  • Set the Stage
  • Let One Person Do the Talking
  • Get to 1,000 Feet and Stay There
  • Pitch Constantly
  • Be Comfortable, Be Yourself, Be Passionate

 
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Useful points summarized from Guy Kawasaki's, The Art of Pitching

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Finances, Start-up, Pitches & Presentations

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