10 Rules For Pitching To Investors
Dr. Chris Donegan posts his best advice for entrepreneurs pitching to investors.
Make it short. The initial attention span of your audience is around 90 seconds. You can extend this to 3 minutes and thereafter to around 15 minutes. If they are still listening after 15 minutes you are engaged
10 slides only. Lots of white space. Don’t repeat what’s on the slides verbatim – its hugely irritating.
Get to the point. What do you do? Why is this useful ? How big can it be ? How do we make money ? Is this a business or a trade ? What barriers to entry are there ? What Ventrend/momentum/opportunity will make this work ?