The Business model slide is where you help investors gain clarity on how you make money. It includes; revenue models, unit economics, and who you are selling to. This slide is typically placed after the Solution Slide or the Why Now Slide.
This saying sums up what you need to be aiming for when talking about anything involving money in your pitch. If the investors don’t understand how your business makes money, they sure as hell won’t be giving you any.
The purpose of the Business Model Slide is to help investors gain clarity on how your business makes money.
The Existing Solutions Slide shows how existing solutions/competitors fail to solve the problem(s) you mentioned. It should include; examples of current solutions/competitors along with how or why those solutions/competitors are failing to solve the problem. The Existing Solutions Slide typically comes after the Problem Slide or Why Now Slide.
I view design as an evolving process in which the client and the designer collaborate to find the best solution for the problem at hand. Just as nature has gone through evolution over billions of years, design should follow the rules set forth by this process. A principle that I always work with in mind: Good design = evolving design. With that being said, let’s jump into...
The Pitch Deck Handbook is for anyone who is looking to build a pitch deck for raising money for their startup or idea. It will cover each “typical” slide found in a pitch deck in detail to give you an in depth look at how to build a great deck, slide by slide. Keep in mind, every startup is different so you might not include some of the slides talked about or you might include ones that aren’t discussed at all in this series.