How To Avoid Investors’ Pet Pitching Peeves

Investors have high expectations of startup founders pitching for their cash, and given the number of pitch decks they are reviewing, they have little tolerance for those that fail to hit the mark, with pet peeves that range from a reliance on buzzwords to a lack of exit strategy. It’s important for entrepreneurs to be aware of these potential pitfalls, and to help them, five VCs share their top pitching gripes.

Less is more

Founders often think a deck must communicate every single aspect of their business. The reality is it’s a sales document that needs to communicate just enough to leave an investor wanting to know more.

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