The Anatomy of a Pitch Deck
With more and more competition in the fundraising marketplace, having a pitch deck that grabs an investor's attention is more important than ever. A correctly structured deck can help you get meetings and, ultimately, get funding. This workshop will teach you how to systematically create a powerful investor pitch deck that stands out in the sea of start-ups.
This class will include:
- Thorough and detailed anatomy on every section of the pitch deck
- Presentation of do's and don'ts
- Examples of killer pitch decks
- Practical advice for investor meetings
Instructor Bio: Val Brennan
Val Brennan has 15 years experience presenting and pitching to audiences ranging from investors to C-level executives to educators. She has successfully raised money from investors as a founder of online dating start-up, Three Day Rule. It was there she learned the art of systematically creating a winning investor pitch deck, having worked with mentors from Google Ventures, 500 Start-ups, and match.com. Val's focused, strategic approach to fundraising pitch decks has led to recognition from Tech Coast Angeles, Harvard Business School Alumni Angeles, the Los Angeles Times, and ABC7. Prior to joining Three Day Rule, Val gained valuable pitching and presentation experience serving as an attorney to Fortune 100 companies, working at a Think Tank, and travelling the country as a motivational speaker. Val is also a business development and fundraising advisor to several L.A.-based start-ups with products both online and offline.
About Coloft Academy
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