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Must-Have Slides for a Venture Capital PowerPoint Pitch Deck

Must-Have Slides for a Venture Capital PowerPoint Pitch Deck

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Must-have Slides in a PowerPoint Pitch Deck

1. Problem

must show pain

2. Solution
u u u

needs to be a solution to a problem rather than a technology looking for an application should be a “must have” rather than a “nice to have” must be a basis for a full company, not just a new feature or incremental extension for an existing product offering

3. market Potential
u u

most show a large and growing market in the billions should have third party validation

4. management team
u u

past success together is a plus OK to have holes that need to be filled

5. go to market Strategy
u u

direct, channel, OEM, viral? what method for what market at what stage?

6. ComPetition
u u

competition is good, it validates the market differentiate from your competition

7. FinanCial ProjeCtionS
u u u

show actual years rather than year 1,2, 3 Five years with Revenue and EBITDA is sufficient most VCs will want to see a path to $50 million in revenue

8. FundS requeSted and uSe oF ProCeedS
u u

VCs like to see sales and marketing as use of proceeds they don’t like to see back pay, legal fees, excessive R&D

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