It’s competitive out there, and the competition for investor funds get’s more and more ferocious by the minute. The pitch deck is one of the best ways to stand out from your competition, and these $400 million pitch decks have one thing in common, clear! Rather than being verbose, they are clear and easy to understand.
These pitch decks can be a guide in clearly defining your business for investors.
Raised $600k | 2009 | airbnb.com
Investor: Sequoia Capital
“On June 26, 2008, our friend Michael Seibel introduced us to 7 prominent investors in Silicon Valley. We were attempting to raise $150,000 at a $1.5M valuation. That means for $150,000 you could have bought 10% of Airbnb. Below you will see 5 rejections. The other 2 did not reply.”
Investors: 500 Startups, Biz Stone, Digital Garage, Dan Martell, Andy McLoughlin
Investor: Foundry Group“2 years, 6 months and 9 days after incorporating Mattermark we were finally raising our Series-freaking-A!
Investors: Stewart Butterfield (Slack), Social Capital, Eoghan McCabe (Intercom)
“My learnings: keep building relationships… choose carefully what metrics you talk about during those meetings… raise or don’t raise. But don’t ‘kind of raise’… expect the process to be stressful.”
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