A pitch deck is a brief presentation, often created using PowerPoint, Keynote, or Prezi, used to provide your audience with a quick overview of your business plan. It is most commonly used during face-to-face or online meetings with potential investors, customers, partners, and co-founders.
A pitch deck is usually a 10-20 slide presentation designed to give a short summary of your company, your business plan and your startup vision. Pitch decks also serve very different purposes, from trying to get a meeting with a new investor, to presenting in front of a stage, and each one of them should follow a different structure.
A typical pitch deck includes an introduction, team, problem, solutions, product demo, market size, business model, marketing plan, competitive analysis, financial projections, and the ask.
A pitch deck should be concise and intriguing, it typically contains 10-20 slides.
Some related software that can be used to create pitch decks include PowerPoint, Keynote, Prezi, Canva, and Google Slides.
A well-crafted pitch deck not only allows you to present your business idea in a coherent and organized manner, but it also shows potential investors that you are professional and serious about your venture. It can help you communicate your vision, demonstrate your value proposition, and engage with your audience effectively.
A pitch deck is an essential tool for any startup or entrepreneur looking to raise funds. It provides a first impression of your business, so making it count is crucial.