“Innovation is about conveying your imagination to someone else.”
Having been a part of, easily, over 300 venture pitches, it’s hard not to put myself in the shoes of the venture capitalist; listening to entrepreneurs talk about their ventures as though I intend to invest more than I could possibly manage.
The marketer in me, having listened to far more pitches than I’ve given, can’t help but pattern match; taking data in in order to optimize the performance of that with which I’m working.
And thus, having socialized this idea countless times, it seemed clear that it was time to put pen to paper and share with you what comes of a marketer listening to pitches, and an investor giving them: how to give the perfect fund raising pitch.
How the most elementary of lessons is all it takes to build a venture of value