EC Pitch Deck Teardowns

Pitch Deck Teardown: Glambook’s $2.5 million seed deck

Glambook recently raised $2.5 million at a $12 million valuation, and I managed to talk it into letting me share its full pitch deck with you to see how the company wove its story to its investors.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Alto Pharmacy’s $200M Series E deck

Today we tear down the pitch deck that landed Alto Pharmacy a $200 million Series E.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Arkive’s $9.7M seed deck

Today we're tearing down the $9.7 million seed pitch deck used by Arkive, a startup that is trying to answer the question: "What if the Smithsonian was owned and curated by the internet?"

Pitch Deck Teardown: Forethought’s $65M Series C deck

Today, it's my pleasure to tear down Forethought's 23-slide deck that helped it raise a $65 million Series C late last year.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Enduring Planet’s $2.1M seed deck

Enduring Planet's deck is a little bit inside baseball -- this is a deck for a startup that helps other startups raise money from other VCs -- but it's clear that it really knows what it is doing.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Wilco’s $7 million seed deck

Israeli startup Wilco, which describes itself as β€œan immersive upskilling platform for software developers," raised $7 million using this slide deck.

Pitch Deck Teardown: WayRay’s $80M Series C deck

WayRay's deck consists of a whopping 75 slides β€” around 50 more than I would typically recommend β€” and it's clear that the founders took a different tack than what we're used to seeing these days.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Ergeon’s $40M Series B deck

Ergeon, the fence-building startup founded by a licensed contractor and the co-founder of Upwork, shared the pitch deck it used to raise a $40 million Series B.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Lunchbox’s $50 million Series B deck

Lunchbox raised its $50 million Series B with a very tight, 15-slide deck, which the company kindly shared with us. The deck is unabridged, which makes it a particularly amazing deck to learn from.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Encore’s $3M seed deck

For this week's Pitch Deck Teardown, we take a look at the $3 million seed round raised by developer tool startup Encore.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Lumigo’s $29M Series A deck

We tear down the deck Lumigo used to land a $29 million Series A round led by Redline Capital last year.

Your investor has an investment thesis. Here’s why you should care

A lot of the time, it doesn't matter how good your company is. What matters is whether it matches up with your investor's investment thesis.

Pitch Deck Teardown: BoxedUp’s $2.3M seed round pitch deck

Today, we're taking a close look at the pitch deck that helped BoxedUp founder David Boone raise the company's first round of institutional capital.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Dutch’s $20M Series A deck

This is the pitch deck tele-veterinarian company Dutch used to raise its $20 million Series A.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Momentum’s $5M seed pitch deck

Last year, Momentum closed a lead investor for its seed round without even creating a pitch deck. Once a lead was secured, it created a deck to fill out the round, which it shared with us.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Minut’s $15M Series B pitch deck

Minut, which built a privacy-forward hardware solution that helps Airbnb hosts "keep an eye" on their properties without trampling over guests' privacy, recently raised a $14 million Series B.