Aniruddha Malpani | Inc42

As an angel, I have had to sit through umpteen founders pitching to me, and many of the PowerPoint presentations I have suffered through have put me to sleep.

One of the reasons founders find it so hard to deliver a compelling pitch is because they try to cram too much information in it.

They try to dump huge amounts of data on the investor’s head in their allotted 10 minutes.

They know a lot about their company and domain, and want to demonstrate their mastery of technical minutiae in order to impress investors with their expertise.

Sadly, this usually backfires, and just causes brain freeze.
Typically, the investor has had to listen to lots of other founders as well in the same session, and often all the pitches start getting blurred together in his mind, with the result he doesn’t remember any of them.

So, what can you do to stand out?

You need to learn to simplify!

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Source: Common Mistakes Founders Make When Pitching To Investors – Inc42 Media


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