• SUGGESTIONS FOR CONTENT FOR YOUR PITCH

    HERE ARE AREAS WE SUGGEST YOU ADDRESS IN YOUR PITCH BASED ON OUR PAST EVENTS:

    • Management team and background
    • Product status and ability to show demo
    • Pain problem in marketplace you are solving
    • Customer targets
    • Market acquisition and retention strategy
    • Identify competitors and how you differentiate from them
    • How much funding you received and what you need
    • Benchmarks you use for business and product development

     

    FACT SHEET FOR INVESTORS
    We recommend you offer a one or two page sheet at your demo table for investors. Please bring your own fact sheet. Include this info in your own format;
     

    1. Company Details:
    Name and website; category (such as mobile, web, life science), mailing address, contact person name, title, phone and email and contact info for second person in charge.

     

    2. Funding Stage
    How much funding you received to date
    Sources of your funding (such as VC, friends and family, self)
    How much funding you are now seeking
    How you plan to use the new funding

    3. Founders, Number of Employee, and Management Team Bios or Links
    If you are missing any critical founding team members, please indicate what positions you plan to hire.

    4. Company Formation Date
    5. Proposed Presenter
    6. Complete Description of Product or Service and Business Model

    7. Identification of business model and description of how the company makes money.

    8. Market Potential and Benefits to Industry:
    A large addressable market and clearly stated pain/problem for this market.
    Give evidence of customer demand through active sales prospecting and funnel management, purchase orders, letters of intent, letters of commitment, or actual shipped/invoiced sales supported by market research.

    9. Benefits to Industry:
    Where Product Fits In with Existing Market or how it disrupts industry

    10. Partners or Customers:
    A contract, agreement, relationship, joint venture, partnership or capacity to manufacturer or distribute the product or service.

    11 .Key Investors,
    Identify investors, Amounts Funded, Current Funding Status and Amount Sought, Summary of status of Pro forma financial statements

    12. Potential Competitors:
    Competitor Analysis and documentation of competitive differentiators. Please do not say you don’t have any; every company has some form of competition.

    13. Exit Strategy:
    A defined exit strategy/return for the Angel Fund including but not limited to share repurchase, rents, dividend, principal and interest payments, merger/acquisition or IPO.

    14. Awards
    If you won any awards or recognition at past startup competitions, venture forums, or received positive press coverage, please mention the award name and date, or include links to news articles or press coverage.15. References
    Provide contact info (name, company, title, phone, email) for at least two references familiar with your venture that are not employees. May include investors, board of advisors, customers or partners.