Wow investors: The fundamentals of a killer pitch deck

A detailed guide about pitching your startup, suitable for absolute beginners with hidden gems for advanced founders.
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 37 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

In this course we will be looking at the fundamental slides and contents that need to be included in a pitch deck to impress investors with your research about your startup. Investors smell bullshit miles away, which is why it is important that your pitch deck is afortress of facts about your startup's plans and goals.

After completing this course you'll know anything a startup founder should know about pitching to investors, including doing market research, identifying problem for startups and how to pitch your solution for solving them, summarizing what makes your team and vision special and how to set yourself apart from your competition in your pitch deck.

Bonus videos include tips on how to improve your presentation skills in general.

What are the requirements?

  • What is a startup, what is their startup's vision
  • There is no software required. PowerPoint is encouraged but not necessary to create pitch decks.
  • Additional resources for further education are all available on the internet and included as references in the course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Pitch their startup to investors with a solid foundation.
  • Avoid common pitching mistakes

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is great for beginner startup founders but also includes hidden gems for advanced founders.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Pitch Introduction: What is a pitch? What is a good pitch?
Section 2: Creating a killer pitch deck
Structure: How is a pitch deck structured?
Problem: What problem are you trying to solve?
Solution: How are you going to solve the problem?
Market Research: What's the size of your market?
Competition: What's your competition like and how are you better?
Team: Why is your team able to make the magic happen?
Vision: What's the purpose of your startup? What drives you?
Ending: How to end your pitch
Section 3: Constantly improving your pitch
TED Talks: Be inspired and learn
Your pitch deck is ready, what's next

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Instructor Biography

Andreas Galster, Graphic and user experience designer with 3D expertise

I'm a designer with experience in graphic design, user experience design and 3D graphics. I have worked for clients such as swatch, BASF argiculture, adidas, 1&1, 3Dconnexion, Pioneer and the KURZ group to name a few of my personal highlights.

My focus has been mostly on print design and production for the past 8 years, having experience with basic print products, extravagant print finishes like lenticular, varnishes or even leveraging incredibly complicated micro-embossed hot-stamping foils.

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