Navigating Investor Meetings
Getting to a term sheet starts with learning how to tell your story. This collection includes tips and advice for crafting the perfect pitch.
How do I know I'm ready to pitch VCs? How should I prepare for a pitch meeting with investors? Should I send my pitch deck out in advance of an investor meeting? Which team members should be in the pitch meeting? What role should the CFO play in the fundraising process? Part 1: How do I tell my personal story so it resonates with investors? Part 2: How do I tell my personal story so it resonates with investors? Which qualities do VCs look for in founders? How much should each team member speak in a pitch meeting? How long do pitch meetings usually last? How long do pitch meetings usually last? How do I get the attention of the VCs? How do I create momentum in my deal? How closely should my voiceover match the content on my slides? How do I share data or confidential information with VCs? Should I show market opportunity bottom-up or top down? Do I need a prototype or MVP ready for my pitch meeting? If I have an MVP, should I demo the product in the pitch meeting? If my product is more technical, how deeply should I dive into those details? How much potential revenue will get VCs excited? What financials should I prepare for pitch meetings? How many years of financials should I prepare for the pitch meeting? What should I say if I don't know an answer to a question? Part 1: What questions should I ask investors during pitch meetings? Part 2: What questions should I ask investors during pitch meetings? If I tank a meeting with one VC, will other VCs find out? When a VC says "let's stay in touch", what does that mean? How much progress are VCs looking for in pre-seed and seed companies? How much progress are VCs looking for in seed companies?
How do I know I'm ready to pitch VCs?
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