The Why Now Slide is built to make it clear why this business/solution should be built and launched at the current moment in time. It typically includes; Quantified metrics and/or facts/logic as to why now is the right time. The Why Now Slide can be placed either after you introduce your solution or just before you introduce your solution.
Market timing is crucial for a successful business. You must show investors why building and releasing your solution now is the right time to do so.
For example, you wouldn’t want to release a wireless charger targeted at the average consumer with a phone when wireless charging has just been invented.
The purpose of the Why Now Slide is to illustrate why you are building your company now based on changing markets, technologies, etc.
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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 How Fucked am I Matrix (or HFI Matrix) was designed for team members to not only learn about how they optimally operate, but also about their fellow teammates.It monitors each member’s energy level and workload each week which gives both them and you a good idea of where everyone on the team stands. This does three things for the entire team: In the short term, it allows you to see who might have too much on their plate and who might have too little on their plate for the week. In the long term, it helps you learn about each member’s energy and work cycles (EX. John is typically really motivated and has lots of stuff to do for two-ish weeks. Then he usually has very little energy the next week and needs some help getting...