The Secrets of the Startup Pitch (with Pitch Templates)

How to create startup presentations that will get you funded by investors - and even the sharks
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English, captions
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Published 6/2015 English Closed captions available

Course Description

Start raising money for your startup today! Learn the inside secrets of how to create the perfect Startup Investor Pitch. This full-length, intensive course is taught by entrepreneurdex founder, venture capitalist, financier and author Damir Perge. He has raised more than one billion dollars for companies. Learn exactly how to create the type of startup pitch that gets investors excited, based on Damir's experiences in Silicon Valley and globally.

This course includes a detailed overview plus instructions on what pages you absolutely must include in the perfect investor pitch. You will learn how to make your startup investor pitch presentation look sexy and professional so you can stand out from the crowd.

This course is for entrepreneurs and startups that are serious about raising money. This streamlined course is broken down into 12 videos that total 2 hours and 20 minutes.

INCLUDES TEMPLATES - Download fully-customizable investor pitch presentation templates in Adobe Illustrator (to use in PowerPoint), plus example presentations in PDF and PNG.

What are the requirements?

  • You should bring curiosity and an intense desire to use the knowledge and tools in this course to raise capital

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Develop beautiful and fundable investor presentations to get your startup or business financed

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for any entrepreneur who needs to raise capital for any amount of money.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Intro to the Secrets of the Startup Pitch
07:26

Venture capitalist and entrepreneur Damir Perge explains the basics elements required to create a sexy, tight startup pitch that will get the attention of investors so you can get funded.

The Secrets of the Startup Pitch Quiz
3 questions
Section 2: The Startup Pitch
08:35

Venture capitalist-entrepreneur Damir Perge explains how to tell your startup story in a way that will get investors excited about investing into your product or service.

Tell a Story Quiz
3 questions
12:20

Damir Perge, entrepreneur and venture capitalist, gives an overview of how to design the presentation for maximum impact. He lists the first 9 slides and gives a quick overview of exactly what he looks for when evaluating startups for investing.

Use your imagination Quiz
3 questions
15:24

Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Damir Perge explains why you should keep things simple for the investor to in order to help them clearly see your vision. He gives an overview of what information you should include on slides 10 thru 12, the cover and the appendix of your presentation.

Keep it Simple Quiz
3 questions
Section 3: The Startup Presentation: Slide by Slide
08:50

Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Damir Perge explains, in detail, the information that should go on the first two slides of your presentation. Slide 1: The Company, and Slide 2: The Product or Service. He gives tips on how to design your slides to look professional and exciting.

Slide by Slide Quiz
2 questions
08:34

Investor and entrepreneur Damir Perge shows you how to make every detail of the design and text of your presentation as interesting and professional as possible. These design techniques are used in the customizable investor pitch templates you will download at the end of this course so you can create your own unique presentation. In this video Damir explains more on Slide 2: Product of Service as well as Slide 3: Competitive Overview.

Include Pictures Quiz
1 question
16:03

Investor and entrepreneur Damir Perge expands on what information you must include on Slide 3: Competitive Overview, and how to get an investor really excited by the information you show in Slide 4: Marketing Overview.

Direct and Indirect Competition Quiz
3 questions
17:07

Venture capitalist, entrepreneur Damir Perge reveals the secrets of how to grab the attention of an investor with Slide 5: The Management Team. Do you know the ideal number of founders for a lean startup? Learn how to position your team as powerful and sexy, and how to show off each founding member's strengths. He also covers Slide 6: Advisory Team and Slide 7: Strategic Partners. How many members should you have on an advisory team?

The Management Slide Quiz
3 questions
10:38

Venture capitalist and entrepreneur Damir Perge explains the does and don'ts of what to put on the Sales and Marketing slide (slide 8) of your investor pitch presentation.

Sales and Marketing Slide Quiz
3 questions
15:19

Venture capitalist and entrepreneur Damir Perge explains how to prepare Slide 9: The Financial Dashboard and why it's a crucial part of your startup investor pitch presentation.

The Financial Dashboard Quiz
4 questions
15:13

Venture capitalist and entrepreneur Damir Perge reveals how to make Slide 10: Use of Proceeds, and Slide 11: The Business Model, exciting and sexy to investors. He explains the appropriate level of detail that should be shown.

He also tells you exactly what should go in the Appendix (Slide 12), and the one thing that you should never put on the Back Cover (Slide 13) of your presentation.

Use of Proceeds Quiz
5 questions
Section 4: One More Thing... Tips on Pitching and Templates
One More Thing... Quiz
3 questions
09:59

Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Damir Perge shares tips on the best way to present yourself and your startup pitch to an investor.

DOWNLOAD the Investor Pitch Templates below. They are fully-customizable. The file contains Illustrator, Powerpoint and PNG files.

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Instructor Biography

Damir Perge, Venture Capitalist / Entrepreneur / Financier / Author

Damir Perge is a venture capitalist, financier, entrepreneur and the author of Entrepreneur Myths, and the upcoming book Soccerpreneur. He is the founder of entrepreneurdex, a startup studio using complexity science to fund, launch, accelerate and scale startups and growing businesses.

With more than 25 years experience, Damir worked with ventures in the technology, internet, media and publishing, entertainment, energy, and manufacturing sectors raising more than $1 billion in capital for various companies and investing more than $50 million into startup and emerging ventures. He's sat on the boards of 11 companies, served as editor-in-chief of Futuredex, a private equity magazine. Damir spoke to MBA students at Oxford University about his experiences as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist in Silicon Valley.

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