from “Reality Check” & other books by Guy Kawasaki, (ie, The Art of the Start”)
enhanced by Peter/CXO Wiz4.biz 2/13
10 Slides. Why? Investor can’t remember much more than 10. On the 1st Pitch, they want an overview and not details (later). [Wiz4.biz: my List of Slides is slightly longer]
20 Minutes, is the most attention you could expect, then you’ll start to lose them. Key things to tell them are: 1) what the Product is, 2) the Problem it solves, 3) Advantages over Competition, 4) what your Market is, and 5) how your Team can bring the Product to the Market and provide for the demand of Customers. [Wiz4.biz: request complete List of Pitch Slides]
30 point Font, and larger, because any smaller font is too hard to read – so they wont. Besides, smaller font may mean you’ve gone into too much detail. They probably don’t need that now, to make the decision to take you to the next step.
Comments: What do you think of these Rules?
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