Pitch Deck Teardown
Should Twitter’s developers rebuild Vine from scratch, or can they dust off the old code and turn it back on?
Laoshi raised $570,000 for its very early-stage language-learning app targeted at Chinese tutors and their students. Here's the deck it used to raise an angel round.
Orange is taking a different approach to EV charging, and it shared with us the deck it used to raise a $2.5 million seed round.
The hunt is already on for another mythical animal that best represents startup attainment in a down market, like "ARRmadillo."
Let's take a look at the deck collaborative knowledge base tool Scrintal used to raise a $1 million seed round.
We've seen attempts at gathering all cards (credit, debit, loyalty, etc.) in one before, but Card Blanch claims to have a fresh take on the concept.
"Growth at all costs" is a fairy tale made possible by cheap money that helped VCs set expectations for founders — and each other.
MedCrypt shared with us the deck it used to raise a $25 million Series B.
The slide deck bespoke vitamin startup Rootine used to raise a $10 million Series A is a master class. Let's check out some of the highlights.
A startup that lacks a cash management program is like a car with a blinking fuel light: how far can you travel with the fuel in your reserve tank?
Hour One used this deck to raise a $20 million Series A in April of this year.
The idea that there's a "good" time to launch a startup is just a bedtime story investors tell founders.
In business, if someone offers you free advice, it's probably for their own benefit.
Here's the pitch deck that enabled Sateliot to raise an $11.4 million round of funding to enable IoT devices to communicate with satellites.
"The American dream is still really important to immigrants. They still want what America represents and they're going to reevaluate their relationship with Big Tech and the nature of work."
Syneroid raised a $500,000 round to bring something halfway between microchips and dog collars to market. Its deck leaves a few things to be desired.
We break down the top 10 most common mistakes in pitch decks, along with a bunch of examples of how these mistakes show up.
For early-stage companies, you need a big market and a strong team. If you don't have both, don't invest.
Supliful's 22-slide deck ain't perfect, but it's a great example of how a company can use storytelling to make a point.
Nearly anything can tear a co-founder relationship asunder. I have observed partnerships go sour over funding disputes, product pipelines, and in one case, a bad experience at Burning Man.