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Coming up with creative ideas is easy; selling them to strangers is hard.

Research suggests that humans can categorize others in less than 150 milliseconds. Within 30 minutes, they’ve made lasting judgments about your character.

Source: How to Pitch a Brilliant Idea

Choose not to be the smartest person in the room

Source: 6 Steps to the Perfect Pitch

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You need a teaser—and you need it for a few reasons. A teaser isn’t a deck. A teaser is a one-page summary that outlines the business opportunity for investors. No more than one page, no less.

Source: What should an elevator pitch look like on paper?

You will need to develop several investor communication documents or tools when raising money and interfacing with potential investors:

  1. The elevator pitch (Teaser, One-Page Pitch, Business Pitch)
  2. The executive summary
  3. The investor presentation or “pitch deck”
  4. The business plan

David S. Rose: How to pitch to a VC | TED Talk How to Effectively Pitch Business Ideas to Investors

date 29. Aug 2018 | modified 31. Jan 2023
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