It used to be that a good-idea-turned-PowerPoint was enough to get some amount of funding, but this is not the case in 2020. These startup pitch deck examples wouldn't cut it in 2020 — and we'll tell you why.
After analyzing over 2,000 startup pitch decks, we’re familiar with what makes a pitch deck stand out. Here are 4 common mistakes founders make while crafting their narrative and how to avoid these pitfalls.
After trying to raise for four and a half months, we cut the round short and went back to work focusing entirely on growing organically. This tough decision ultimately paid off for us, but not without overcoming VC bias and other challenges of raising during the pandemic.
The difference between a good and great pitch is to be clear and concise, not fast and short. Based on my experience, here are the fundamentals of a great pitch deck and my pros and cons for pitch deck alternatives.
Sales cycles in the biopharma world look nothing like software sales; it might be years before you have any kind of asset worth selling or licensing. With a DocSend data room, we're able to show traction to stakeholders in a polished way.
Launching a business is a significant undertaking, let alone launching a dating app during a global pandemic. Building So Syncd has been a steep learning curve and, to help other founders in their journey, I'm sharing key insights I've learned, so far.
From pitch deck to product readiness, early-stage founders have to navigate lots of uncertain variables when seeking investor funding. Youri Doeleman, Partner at global VC firm Antler, shares advice on how startup founders can position themselves to succeed on the fundraising trail.