Pitch Deck Design: Raising Startup Capital
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Pitch Deck Design: Raising Startup Capital

Guide to creating the PERFECT PITCH DECK with advice from a real investor, template included
4.4 (13 ratings)
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Created by Jake Fisher
Last updated 7/2016
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create a startup pitch deck
  • Crete the Perfect Pitch Deck
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Requirements
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
Description

Are you chasing the American Dream?

A deliberately crafted Pitch Deck that will be presented to investors, can make that dream a reality.

Imagine…

Walking into the biggest meeting of your life with…

Powerful Confidence. A Persuasive Presentation. A Winning Pitch.

And walking out with…

Funding.

Creating a pitch deck that will wow investors can seem overwhelming. By taking this course, entrepreneurs will see exactly what it takes to create the Perfect Pitch Deck.

The lessons/information in this course come from my experience seeing some of the best and worst pitch decks out there. By sharing what I have learned you will gain some insight on the do’s and don’ts of content and slide design, allowing you to successfully communicate with your audience.

After completing this course you will have the techniques and knowledge needed to create an outstanding pitch deck that investors will want to see. Regardless if your pitching to Venture Capitalists, Angels Investors, or Friends and Family, you will be prepared with a professional presentation.

Bonus material included in this course includes my pitch deck template.

During this course we will discuss:

·      How to create an impactful slide

·      The ultimate elevator pitch

·      How to compare yourself to your competitors

·      Communication techniques to use when presenting your pitch

·      How to get your audience to fully understand your business

·      The content that should be in your pitch deck

·      How to avoid common pitching mistakes


Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Startups
  • Those interested in learning how to raise capital
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
01:01:45
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Introduction
1 Lecture 05:29

Welcome to Pitch Like a Pro! In this course you will learn about the two types of pitch deck and what it takes to present a successful pitch. 

Preview 05:29
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Slide Design
1 Lecture 05:10

The design of your slides says a lot about your presentation. Here you will learn some design elements that will help give off a great first impression. 

Rules of Slide Design
05:10
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Pitch Deck Sections
13 Lectures 50:40

Creating this slide may seem easy, but often times too much content is used. Here you will learn the three key elements that should be used in the title slide. 

Preview 03:06

It's important to be able to explain what your business does in one sentence through an XYZ statement. Find out what goes into creating the perfect XYZ statement.

Preview 06:21

Completing this slide might seem difficult but don't let it scare you! There are many different stats that can be used on this. Here I will go over different few stats that can be used as well as where to find them. 

Market Opportunity Slide
07:14

It's important for your audience to fully understand the problem your business is trying to solve. In this lecture you will learn 3 guidelines that should be followed when writing your problem statement. 

Problem Slide
02:56

Your audience knows the problem you are trying to solve so now is the time to unveil your solution. After completing this lecture you will see there should be one main focus on this slide.  

Solution Slide
02:29

Now is the time to tell your audience why your business is great. Learn what to emphasize about your business and a profit model to use.

Underlying Magic Slide
03:31

Don't make this slide so complicated that your audience won't understand. Here we will go over a way in which you can present the slide as well as a few guidelines to follow. 

Business Model Slide
03:45

Show investors how your business is going to grown. In this lecture we will go over how to use marketing messages and marketing channels to reach your goals.

Marketing Plan Slide
03:03

Investors want to know who they are doing business with but don't need to know every detail about the team. Learn what information is important to include on this slide and how to present it to potential investors.  

Management Team Slide
02:33

Presenting your competitors to investors is important. Learn how to successfully design a slide that shows investors what sets you apart from your competition. 

Competitive Analysis Slide
05:15

While it's hard to know exactly where your business will be financially in the future, it's still important to show your financial projections. Here you will learn the guideline how to accurately and successfully show your projections.

Financial Projections Slide
04:59

Let investors know how much funding you are seeking as well as the type of funding. Here we will go over a couple different types of funding and how to answer the why you need funding.

Investment Slide
03:24

This slide is pretty simple but there are a few key items that need to be included. We will also go over a few other items you should have available when presenting your pitch. 

Closing Slide
02:04
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Bonus Material
1 Lecture 00:26
Pitch Deck Template
00:26
About the Instructor
Jake Fisher
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Founding Partner at Venture Formations

Jake Fisher, Founding Partner at Venture Formations

Jake Fisher helps businesses succeed from the start. At 15 years old Jake started his first tech company, an online hosting platform for podcasters; a year later he sold it to a publicly traded company.  Jake’s entrepreneurial hustle started at age 9 mowing neighbor’s lawns and has been involved in everything from tech, lifestyle apparel, energy beverages, and most recently entrepreneur consulting.

After founding multiple startups, Jake realized he was drawn to the initial planning and development stages of a business cycle. He is passionate about helping businesses determine the best revenue and business models along with implementing strategies to take their business from idea to execution. Jake’s goal is to ease the learning curve for entrepreneurs and set them on a path for success.

Currently he runs Venture Formations, a company that specializes in creating custom pitch decks and entrepreneur consulting. Through his work, Jake has been able to help entrepreneurs develop Powerful Confidence, Persuasive Presentations, and Winning Pitches.

Jake received a degree in Communication from the University of North Dakota. While in school he had the opportunity to intern at the Center for Innovation, a tech incubator.

Jake has been featured in INC. Magazine Portfolio of Young Entrepreneurs.