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.
“Money loves clarity” — Rob Dyrdek
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.
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The Competitive Advantage Slide (Also can be referred to as “Moat”) is a place to sum up the reasons why competitors can’t beat you right now or in the future. It can contain content such as; patents, market capture, etc. Typically it is located after the Traction Slide or the Business Model Slide.
The Roadmap Slide helps investors gain clarity on where you have been, where you are, and where you are going with your company. This slide should include a timeline with; What you have done, what you are doing, what you will be doing, and simplistic date ranges in which these things will happen in. Typically, the Roadmap Slide is either located after the Market Slide or after the Traction Slide.
College is one of the best times in your life to get started in entrepreneurship. Why? Time, freedom, and free resources. I spent my time in college as an entrepreneur falling face first, making mistakes time and time again. From creating a free food locator for students on campus, to a marketplace for popup stores, these experiences are still some of the most valuable to me today. I utilized college in a nontraditional way compared to that of an average college student and I encourage you to do the same. From my four years in undergrad at the University of Colorado Boulder, I look back on how I personally approached taking my first steps into entrepreneurship and break out a few lessons that will hopefully help you on your journey...