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Keep in mind, anyone you’re pitching has spent less time thinking about your business than you. The old business ad… https://t.co/10Y7OluGF1

Many think pitching a VC is like arguing a court case. You want to use evidence, testimony, and logic to build a ca… https://t.co/Bk945WrkO5

Sequoia has explained this idea in algorithmic form — In the context of a 60 minute VC pitch, the first five minute… https://t.co/Dkjad1yozZ

I can’t think of a single instance where an expeditious explanation of the startup’s value proposition at the top o… https://t.co/GRB7jQ0He8

Interest is fickle: Every VC has different interests and they’re hard to predict. But everyone likes compelling simple stories. /13

Storytelling is hard: VC pitches aren’t most founders’ most polished skill — that’s a good thing! It’s easier to… https://t.co/7Tu1qrqiLy

For example, you can tell the Uber story in layers: Tip of the pyramid - Uber = Mobility Next layer - Uber = A ma… https://t.co/oqMIgxdJ0X

At every stage, the new slides and data should be building off a coherent vision delivered from the previous layers… https://t.co/HDd9JPNG1N

If the first pitch goes well, there will be requests for diligence to ensure the pyramid sits on a firm base. Expec… https://t.co/CUIYaYkT0y

VCs don’t want to see a list of slides. Slides are just the most efficient way to tell the stories that VCs want… https://t.co/owWB0hpfh1

RT @dcancel: “In my whole life, I have known no wise people who didn’t read all the time – none, zero.” - Charlie Munger ( One of my favor…

Stop thinking in slides. Don’t assume you’ll be able to sustain VC focus through a linear progression of a dozen f… https://t.co/thrySu6Mln

There are ~20 slides that form the core of most startup pitches. But if the first *three* or so don’t capture a VC… https://t.co/Q8wHLc8lH7

@CarolMcKeon140 On it!

This means you should be able to tell the entire story of your company in the first 30 seconds & also 5 minutes. T… https://t.co/UuPE9fZ8Us

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people who didn’t read all the time – none, zero.” - Charlie Munger ( One of my favorite quotes )

Brevity is the soul of wit and the cornerstone of funding. Explain at the right level of the pyramid for the right… https://t.co/llxIjbvU0g

At the top, you see the entire shape of the startup in miniature form. The tip is a word or tagline that tells the… https://t.co/r1NM8VsbST

Practice telling your story at different layers of resolution -- You can probably even fit a compelling summary of… https://t.co/j4a0RxCTMJ

When pitching your startup, instead of a linear flow, think of your startup’s story like a pyramid with many layers… https://t.co/r6AJQKiMBn

Don’t hold back important info to make an impact. E.g. mentioning that you have a $10M run rate at the start of a p… https://t.co/dEzv8tqkp2

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