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The Five Ingredients of a Successful Startup Pitch

There’s so much advice out there on creating a perfect pitch that entrepreneurs can easily get overwhelmed.

But I’ve always believed that simplicity is key—to a great story, a great pitch, and a great company. That’s why I wanted to take this opportunity to show you the five essential ingredients of a great pitch. If you nail these five, you’re in a good spot.

In a nutshell, your pitch must:

1️⃣ State a PROBLEM – What is the users’ pain point?

2️⃣ Provide a SOLUTION – How is your product mitigating that pain?

3️⃣ Explain why there's a big enough MARKET – If it’s not big enough, it’s not fit for VC money.

4️⃣ Describe your BUSINESS model – How will you make money?

5️⃣ Show who's on your TEAM – Why should investors trust them to build and sell this product?

What is the best advice you’ve received for pitching your company? Please share in the comments. 🗯️

Sources: 2MuchCoffee, The Founder Institute, Haje Jan Kamps via TechCrunch

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