Pitch for the funding you need
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Tell investors the story behind your business in an exciting way.
With a succinct overview of your business strategy, a pitch deck makes it easy for investors to understand and get on board.
A well-crafted pitch deck proves the value of your business, enticing investors to ask for more.
An impressive pitch deck differentiates you from competitors.
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Investor Pitch Deck Template FAQ
A business or investor pitch is a brief presentation that provides an overview of your business and typically pulls in information from your business plan. It's your opportunity to convince investors that your business is worth their time and investment.
A pitch deck is a visual presentation used during meetings with potential investors. It should cover the key points of your business plan, the products and services you provide, high-level financial projections, and funding needs. Your pitch deck should work well on its own as a visual document, but it will primarily be used as a tool to tell the story of your business.
To write a business pitch, start by summarizing the sections of your business plan. Identify and highlight your unique selling point, explain your market potential, and outline your business model. Make it compelling, clear, and concise.
This pitch deck template was was crafted by seasoned planning experts with a combined 40 years of experience writing and reviewing business plans. Throughout this template, you find their expert tips and tricks, along with detailed instructions.
This template includes definitions, guidance, and examples to complete your pitch deck. After downloading the template, you'll receive instructions for how to fill out each of the following sections:
What does your company do or offer and to whom?
Problem worth solving
What challenges does your company solve?
How does your company solve those challenges?
Who makes up your target audience? Who are your ideal segments, personas, or customers?
Who are your competitors? What makes them successful in your industry?
How will you get your product/service to customers?
How will you get your product/service in front of potential customers?
What goods/services will drive revenue?
What items will cost you money?
Have what funding total you need front and center to clearly display what you are asking from investors.
What projects or tasks must be completed in order to reach your goals?
Team and roles
Who is a critical part of your internal team (name/role)?
Partners and resources
Who else is supporting your venture/business?
Check out our investor pitch library. You’ll find dozens of examples of business pitches from all different industries.
When pitching, avoid being overly technical or using complex jargon, providing too much information, lacking clarity or focus, and failing to articulate the problem your business solves or its unique selling proposition. Additionally, if you’re asking for funding, be sure that you know how much you need and are able to describe how you will use it.
While our pitch deck template offers a solid foundation for your presentation, LivePlan takes it several steps further. Here's how:
Comprehensive Business Strategy: LivePlan prompts you to think through every aspect of your business strategy, ensuring no stone is left unturned. It guides you through the process, making sure your business plan and pitch deck are aligned and robust.
AI-Powered Writing Assistant: Not sure how to phrase your ideas? LivePlan's AI-powered writing assistant helps you articulate your business concepts clearly and professionally. This ensures your pitch communicates your vision as effectively as possible.
Advanced Forecasting Tool: Predicting the future isn't easy, but with LivePlan's forecasting tool, you get as close as you can. This feature lets you generate accurate and compelling forecasts, a crucial part of any pitch to investors.
Automatic PowerPoint Export: Once you've crafted your pitch with LivePlan, it automatically converts your work into a sleek, professional PowerPoint presentation. This saves you time and ensures your presentation looks as good as it sounds.
So, while our pitch deck template can kickstart your presentation, using LivePlan brings your pitch to the next level, giving you a clearer, more confident path to presenting your business strategy.
If you're struggling to write your pitch even when using a template, it’s possible that you may need to spend more time on your business plan. You can look into hiring a professional business plan writer. We even have a free resource to help you ask just the right questions to make sure you find the right plan writer.
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