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

How do I know I'm ready to pitch VCs?

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