After sitting in on many angel investor pitches with my marketing hat on, the "Perfect Pitch" consists of the following critical elements. Investors are going to ask you about these, anyway, so you might as well have it all ready for them upfront. Check out the 8 Tips for Pitching to Investors below. You'll need them, too.
Angel Investors can be a tough crowd but don’t let that intimidate you. Working for an angel investors group gave me a firsthand view of what angel investors like to see when entrepreneurs pitch to them. As a former marketing executive, I also know how to craft your messages to a specific audience and, as I said, this is a tough crowd. I’m not saying a pitch presentation alone is going to close the deal. A bad idea isn’t going to get any better with a creative slide layout but by following these 8 tips (and the pitch deck template that is above), you’ll have a fighting chance.