Pitching Tips Learned from 500 Startups Demo Day
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sydneyverifiedco-creator of Commaful
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At Batch 15 Demo Day and seeing a lot of great pitches. Here are some common threads I saw.

Pitching Tips Learned from 500 Startups Demo Day

by sydney

Focus on the growth numbers

Every pitching company has thrown their growth numbers in the faces of the investors (they are all strong MoM or YoY % growth of users or revenue). They start and end with the growth numbers

End with an action to do

Some ended with an email to reach out to. Others told people to talk to them at their booth. Every company ended with an easy actionable step.

Simple Slides

Each slide has few words and heavy on graphics. The words were BIG and easy to read.

Show you've proven everything & money is all that's needed

Show everything you've done to prove traction and how solid the business is. All that's left? Obviously just money to scale it!

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