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What Belongs in a Startup’s Pitch Deck?

So you’ve developed a game-changing product, formed a business with a killer team, quit your job, and are rolling the product out to market. Your business is the next unicorn, and all is good in the world. Fantastic. Now only one thing is inhibiting your company’s growth: you have no money.

For many founders of high-growth startups, bootstrapping has limits.

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Warning: Half a Truth is Three Times a Lie

Entrepreneurs: think of yourself in a pitch situation. You’re talking to a small collection of people you don’t know. They’re taking notes. You’re talking and showing slides from your pitch deck.

I think you assume that on any subject you cover, there is at least one person sitting quietly watching you who knows a whole lot about that subject.

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