Venture Pitching Made Easy: The Full Pitching Guide
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Learn From A Venture Capitalist About Venture Capital, Learn The 10 Step Pitching Formula & How To Convince Others
4.8 (11 ratings)
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Created by Leon Chaudhari
Last updated 2/2017
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Apply for venture capital and understand how to convince a venture capitalist of their business idea
  • Pitch their product idea to venture capitalists and understand their focus
  • Use the 10 Step Venture Pitching Formula in order to structure pitches 5x more quickly
  • Analyse pitch decks of companies such as YouTube or Linkedin and draw meaningful conclusions from that
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  • No prior knowledge required. You are welcome to this course if you are a beginner or expert!
  • Please bring a notebook and a pen with you. You will have to take some notes!


In this course, you will learn about venture capital and how to crush your next venture pitch. In the last couple of years, I have been giving hundreds of venture pitches. One year ago, I switched sides and started investing in companies. In this course, I want to show you, how to develop convincing pitch decks and how to present them accurately. I believe venture pitching is not a talent, it is a skill! Any skill can be acquired. And, I want to help you do just that. This course includes everything you need to know about venture pitching. We will start with the basics of venture capital and will work our way up until we understand the mechanisms behind a venture capitalist's decision to invest in your business and will focus together on how to be as convincing as possible while we pitch. In this course, we will focus on the following topics: 

1. BASICS OF VENTURE CAPITAL - In this part of the course, we will have a look at how to apply for venture capital and why venture capital is so important. I will furthermore describe to you the focus of a venture capitalist and go step by step through a venture capital application with you. 

2. THE 10 STEP VENTURE PITCHING FORMULA FOR PROFESSIONAL PITCH DECKS - This formula, formerly only used by entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley, will now be taught in this course. I will show you in detail how to use this 10 step formula in order to nail every pitch. 

3. CONFIDENCE & EXPRESSIONS - If you want to succeed, you need to be calm and factual, you need leadership qualities and a clear plan in mind of where your business will be in 6, 12, 18, 24, 30 or 30 months. I will help you develop great confidence in yourself and train you to become a pitching expert. 

4. PITCH DECKS ANALYZED - I will show you the original pitch decks of companies such as YOUTUBE or LINKEDIN and we will together analyze them. Afterwards, you will be able to pitch just like Zuckerberg and Gates did many years ago. 

Knowing how to pitch could change your life. If you want to build a company but simply do not have the money to do so, you might be applicable to apply for venture capital. If you want to scale your business or want to move into new markets, you perhaps should again think about applying for venture capital. Learning how to convince venture capitalists and understanding their focus thus might help you a lot. Here are 5 more reasons why applying for venture capital actually makes sense: 

1. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES - You have a brilliant idea but do not have the money to build the product needed in order to cash in? Then, you should apply for venture capital. 

2. IT HAS NEVER BEEN BETTER THAN RIGHT NOW - There has never been as much venture capital as right now in the market. If you do not take your chance now, and you wait, you perhaps not will ever get the opportunity again to get as much venture capital as right now. 

3. THE OPPORTUNITY MAY DRY UP - We are in an expansion now for already 7 1/2 years and very soon this field will dry up and it will get very hard for you to receive any venture capital, so better act now! 

4. BLANK SPACE - Especially in the app industry, there is an incredible amount of blank space (technologies/application that have not been invented/created yet). If you develop one of these apps, you will cash in massively! And in order to develop/invent these technologies/apps, you need venture capital! 

5. NOT PAYING BACK - Most venture capital does not need to be paid back. Of course, you will face some consequences if you waste the venture capital, like you will not receive any more venture capital in the future, nevertheless, it is better than getting a loan from the back and being in debt thousands of dollars. 

This course comes with 24/7 support from me and my team! Taking this course is completely risk-free! 


Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurs who want to learn how to apply for venture capital, succeed at venture pitching and want to scale their business
  • People who would like to build a business some day and want to earn some practice in venture pitching
  • Pitching experts who want to get exposed to some up-to-date strategies for successful venture pitches
  • Anyone who wants to know more about venture pitching and how venture capitalists set their focus
  • Hard-working individuals who have a strong passion for learning and are willing to complete watching this course!
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Curriculum For This Course
34 Lectures
4 Lectures 14:10

Welcome to this course! Let's take this journey together! 

Preview 02:57

Hi! My name is Leon Chaudhari, I am an award-winning inventor and entrepreneur from Berlin, Germany! 

Preview 04:53

In this video, I will show you what you will learn in this course! 

What Will This Course Teach You About Venture Pitching?

Please go the Udemy Q&A Section and tell me where you are from and why you are taking this course. 

Personal Request (Important)
Basics of Venture Capital & Venture Pitching
9 Lectures 59:46

Venture pitches must be on point in order to be convincing. In this video, I will show you what to do in detail. 

The Main Focus of Any Proper Venture Pitch

Who gets the most venture capital? And why? In this video, I will do a full analysis of that topic. 

An Analysis Of The Distribution Of Venture Capital In The Startup Industry

In this video, I will show you my hack how my company got 5x more venture capital! 

Receiving More Venture Capital: The Full Guide For Better VC Deals

ATTENTION: Venture capitalists might take venture capital away from you! 

Venture Capitalists Might Be Taking Away Equity From You (Full Guide)

Storytelling is very important if you want to scale your business and personal brand. In this video, I will show you how you can scale your product with storytelling. 

Product Storytelling - How to Convince Venture Capitalists With Storytelling

These questions are essential for you to understand. If you do not understand them, you might not get any venture capital. 

6 Important Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before You Apply At A VC Firm

In the last few years, I picked up a lot of secrets in the startup world. In this video, I will give you my top 5 hacks! 

5 Hacks for Great Startup Pitches – On the Road To Pitching Success

In this video, I will show you how to apply for venture capital and what will happen afterwards. 

Venture Pitches: A Chronological Approach of a VC Application

In this video, I will show you how to find out a focus in your pitch! (+ I will share with you the focus that venture capitalists have) 

Asking For A Focus – How To Get Any Pitch Right
10 Step Venture Pitching Formula - Crush Your Next Venture Pitch
11 Lectures 01:08:54

In this video, I will introduce Guy Kawasaki's 10 Step Pitching Formula to you! 

Introduction: Guy Kawasaki's 10 Step Startup Pitching Formula

This is slide #1 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

SLIDE1: Welcome Slide (Making A Good First Impression On The Listener)

This is slide #2 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

SLIDE2: The Art of Stating The Problem - Stating A Business Opportunity

This is slide #3 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

Preview 06:15

This is slide #4 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

SLIDE4: Product Description & Ways To Present It Properly

This is slide #5 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

SLIDE5: Business Models - Presenting The Business Model Properly

This is slide #6 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

SLIDE 6: Market Tackle Plan (Distribution Process, Marketing)

This is slide #7 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

SLIDE7: Competitive Analysis - How To Do It Properly

This is slide #8 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

SLIDE8: Team Management - CEO, CTO, COO & Matching Skillsets

This is slide #9 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

SLIDE9: Complete Bottom Up Analysis - An Outlook On The Next 3 Years

This is slide #10 of Guy Kawasaki's 10 step startup pitching formula. 

SLIDE10: The Last Slide (Achievements, State of the Project & More)
Additional Venture Pitching Hacks & Pitch Deck Examples
6 Lectures 42:21

What is your specific selling point? In this video, we will talk about good and bad metrics. 

Weak & Strong Metrics - How To Crush It Both Times

When you present in front of venture capitalists, you should have a good posture. We will talk about posture in this video. 

Developing The Right Posture & How To Not Turn It Into A Science

You need to be confident. In this video, I will show you how to build extra confidence. 

The Importance of Confidence & How To Develop It

You must be able to answer these 3 questions. VCs will definitely ask you those. 

The Monetary Aspect – 3 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask You

YouTube's old official pitching deck analyzed 

YouTube Pitching Deck - Complete Analysis of YouTube's First Pitching Deck

Linkedin's old official pitching deck analyzed

Linkedin Pitching Dick - Complete Analysis of LinkedIn 2004 Series B Pitch Deck
Thank You For Watching This Course
4 Lectures 13:16
3 Articles About Startups, Venture Capital & Goals

Please give this course review + free booklet! 

Personal Request (Free Course Booklet)


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About the Instructor
Leon Chaudhari
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14,416 Students
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7-Figure Entrepreneur, CEO & BESTSELLING Udemy Instructor

I scaled my FIRST business to 7 figures at AGE 18, since then build two 6-figure businesses and now scaled a SECOND business Teaching Hero, which currently is the world's leading online teaching agency, to 7 figures at AGE 20. 

At age 17, I got my PhD offered (declined it) for my work on human hair and skin cancer (basalioma and spinalioma in particular). In 2014, I also received the Special Scientific Award from the Max Planck Society, awards from the Helmholtz Association and Martin Luther Foundation, and appeared on national television in the United States, Poland, China, and Germany since then.

In addition, I received the German National Environmental Award for my environmental work and awards by the Royal British Embassy for my work in journalism!


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"Hi, I am Timo. I joined Leon's Business Development Masterclass in March 2017. Before I started the course, I did not know Leon but saw that his course is a Udemy bestseller. I thought the course looked fantastic and joined it. Leon right away welcomed me to the course, offered me his personal help and advised me to watch the course in order to afterwards have a personal talk with him via Skype. I watched the 13,5 hours course content, studied the course book, did the worksheets and homework included in the course and got personal feedback on my progress by Leon. The course itself was incredible. Leon put as he said in the promo video "his brain on paper". The course's outline is very clear and follows a step by step procedure which I really liked because I always felt like one piece in my thinking was missing. Later, I had to understand that many pieces were missing in my mindset. The course goes straight from business mindset to idea generation to financial modeling, business plan creation, the actual founding process of the company, to pitching, product development, sales management, marketing and so much more. 

Four months ago, I started my own company and am now already generating strong 5 figures every month! Leon and I have since then met in person and he took an entire evening to eye out the next steps on my journey. Leon's business development masterclass is the best business development course out there. I bought it for 15 USD and it literally made me 10.000s of dollars (and probably 100.000s of dollars in the long-term). Massive THANK YOU!"

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"In school I was often bullied and since then struggled a lot with my confidence. Leon's course helped me with my confidence-related anxiety. For several years, I was afraid to talk to new people I met or to even go work. Leon's approach was the following: He first took me my fears, taught me how to trust people again and then helped me to become more open-minded and out-going. He was a true saint in my case and I am sure he will help you as well, whether you struggle like me with anxiety, are an entrepreneur who wants to give public speeches or just simply feel like you are not confident enough. If you have any further questions, give Leon your e-mail address and I will get in personal contact with you. I can only truly recommend this course!"

☆ WANG YURUN - Beijing, China - Student of: "SMART Learning: Accelerate Your Learning"

"Hi, my name is 雨润! For you Yurun! I started Leon's SMART Learning course in June 2017 and have to agree with all the great reviews the course has! 

Here in China, competition is tough and I have to study very hard in order to pass my university classes. Over the last 3 semesters I had been truly struggling with keeping up. That was the reason why I decided for Leon's course. His course was a true mind-changer; He taught me dozens of very helpful strategies and I am now saving hours every day that I can now use to relax a little bit. 

Additionally, I passed all of my university classes! THANK YOU! 谢谢!Your course was worth every penny!"

I am an extremely passionate instructor and want to give you the best experience possible in my course. All the courses I teach here on Udemy come with free books, access to private mentoring groups, worksheets, spreadsheets and pdf guides

I will be your private mentor for life! If you have any questions, you can reach out to me or my team at any give time! We will take care of you and will solve your problems with passion. I additionally will be available for private Skype talks and am reachable via Udemy, e-mail and Facebook for you at any given time!

I am looking forward to see you in one of my courses! 

Best regards, 

Leon Chaudhari