Venture Capital Presentation / Pitch
Sample venture capital pitch / presentation for sale
This is a PowerPoint presentation
for firms that are looking to begin pitching for angel investment or venture
capital. Whether it be venture capitalists, angels or strategic investors,
the pitch must follow certain criteria within certain time constraints.
This presentation was developed over the course of over 50 pitches to
venture capital institutions and angel investors all over the country. This
investment pitch raised over $9 million in venture financing for my company
and is used as a template in my consulting practice for other startup
companies seeking to raise capital.
The pitch now has
This is the actual sample Investment
Pitch. Each slide has a corresponding notes page, so don't forget to
"view" the notes.
Tips on how to customize your pitch to
your audience, whether it be venture capitalist, banker, angel, or
friends and family! Additionally, each slide now contains notes on
that slide and how it relates to the pitch, and even more suggestions
on how to succeed raising cash.
The section speaks to the process and
negotiating points of a typical venture capital transaction. It
explores such issues as board composition, liquidation preferences,
anti-dilution clauses, veto rights, rights of first refusal, founders
issues, capitalization, etc.
- 20 slides or less (you will average 1 minute per
slide, that's just a fact).
- Know your elevator pitch.
- Build a story, the slides are in a particular order
for a reason. The story has to make sense and it has to grow and build
upon each successive piece. However, the order of the slides should be
how you best tell the story.
- Never present too much information.
- Never talk to your slides...use the slides as your
- Never use small fonts.
- Don't waste your time with fancy graphics or
- Make sure the slides are printable on a black and
white laser printer.
- Don't assume that high speed or dial-up access will
be present when you give the pitch. Call ahead.
- Have the pitch on your home turf, unlikely but
Downloadable Microsoft PowerPoint file