Nothing helps support an investor pitch like an awesome startup deck.
The best decks are a mix of data, persuasion, and art put together with thought, experience and professional design elements.
Here we’ll cover some key elements to consider when working on your investor pitch deck.
Use clarity and crisp thinking
Your pitch deck is your company’s chance to make a strong first impression. You’ll want to keep it simple and easy to understand.
For each section of your story, visualize your key points in icons, images, diagrams, and charts. Investors want to immediately gain a clear understanding of the opportunity, thus you should present your seed funding deck in easy to understand language. You need to make a point that there is a pain in the market craving for a solution.
In this day and age, a pitch deck full of bullet points is no longer exciting. Diagrams, images, and charts will communicate your key ideas clearly and engagingly.
Make your seed funding investors pitch deck shine with a sophisticated design
Too many startups use similar designs for their seed funding investor deck which investors see as monotonous, lackluster presentations. Or worse, use outdated designs with crowded information.
Make sure you stand out with a well-designed presentation, with the key points visualized in each slide. Keep a consistent look throughout the entire presentation.
Consistency is the pinnacle of a professionally produced presentation and it proves to investors that you are organized and neat.
Use clear structuring for an easy read, straight lines, consistent typography and font size to create consistency in your presentation. It is crucial to keep one idea per slide.
Additionally, you’ll want to create strong narratives and share them with visuals instead of words. In this day and age, a pitch deck full of bullet points is no longer exciting. Diagrams, images, and charts will communicate your key ideas clearly and engagingly.
A pitch deck that stands out can say a lot about the stage your company is in, and your ability to execute. Investors will immediately notice the difference in your pitch, and this will solidify you as a person who is serious about receiving funding.
Front App’s Series A pitch deck shows how using a consistent color palette and typography can make a big impact.
Not to mention the excellent use of white space and custom graphs help elevate the sophistication.
As of date, it is reported that Front App has raised around $79.3 million in investor funding.
Keep it short and simple
VC’s are busy people. Investors spend on average 3 minutes and 44 seconds reviewing just one deck. Make sure that all your pages are reviewed within that time frame so keep your deck short and simple. It is best to keep your deck 20 pages or less.