While sending the investor deck before the meeting is generally a bad idea, you do need an investor deck and it needs to be awesome. You will use the deck when formally raising money from VC firms. Typically, you will need the deck to walk investors through your business during the second and the third meeting.
If you’ve read 10 Pitch Deck Principles (or How to Blow them Away With Your Deck) then you’re already familiar with what you should do to create a killer pitch deck. This short post deals with 3 things you should not do. There are many more but these are some of the most common mistakes that are […]
A common area of confusion on the part of entrepreneurs seeking to raise capital is the different objectives of an executive summary and an investor deck (usually a PowerPoint). Typically an executive summary will be sent to an investor before any meeting. The objective is to engage the investor and often to secure the first […]