Why your pitch needs a killer deck


There is nothing like a killer presentation when it comes to successful fund-raising for your startup. According to seasoned venture capitalist Bill Gurley, there are at least 6 arguments behind this hard truth. My favorite is number 3: numeracy.

Startups are businesses, and businesses run on numbers. The one thing your presentation should not be is numberless. It’s nearly impossible to convey complex numerical arguments with only words. Charts, graphs, and tables are orders of magnitude more efficient at this task.

Have you noticed? The most successful entrepreneurs are all intensely focused on the numbers.

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