4-part series designed to take you through the fundamentals of creating a startup.
In today’s business climate, investors are focused on funding startups that will be able to gain traction quickly and provide a solid ROI. What are the key elements investors are looking for now and how can you implement them in your business? Join SBDC Business Consultants for this 4-part series designed to take you through the fundamentals of creating a startup that meets investor’s criteria. We will cover the key elements of a pitch deck that will help you tell your story and attract funding, focusing on 3 major areas: business essentials, the market and financial projections.
June 8 - Business Essentials How to better articulate your value proposition, define valid customer segments, and evaluate your business model.
June 15 - The Market How to understand market opportunity and competition in terms that investors use, such as differentiation and defensibility, TAM/SAM/SOM, and go-to-market strategy.
June 22 -Executive Team and Advisory Boards What do investors look for in a team? What should you focus on when putting together an advisory board to reassure investors and help the company? And what are your best strategies around compensation and equity?
June 29 - Financial Projections We will cover valuation, accounting basics, drivers for financial projections, and create a template slide you can use for investor pitches.