You only have one chance to make a first impression!

That still holds true for everything even more so for when you’re pitching your fabulous business idea to potential investors – if you’re looking to go the crowdfunding route. The infographic below gives a step-by-step outline for creating your slide presentation and the whole pitch.

  1. Use quality graphics
  2. Explain your business is 10 words / 30 seconds
  3. Explain the opportunity – what problem are you solving
  4. What makes you unique?
  5. Time to do a demo in less than 10 minutes
  6. How will you achieve critical mass?
  7. What makes you different from the competition? Do you even have competition?
  8. What’s your business model?
  9. Show them the money! Forecast.
  10. Who’s involved?
  11. Final – current status, what’s next?

Need to run the pitch by someone who’s been there? Need help coming up with forecast numbers or any of the other elements of the pitch?

A Greater Phoenix SCORE mentor can help you for free! Click here to schedule your meeting at various places in the Phoenix Valley.


The Perfect Pitch for Startups [Infographic]