How to build the perfect pitch deck?

For this week’s article on Entrepreneurship 101, YourStory reached out to investors and entrepreneurs to understand what goes in a perfect pitch deck and what it takes to onboard an investor.
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As of March 2022, India houses more than 65,861 startups and about 660 active investors. But how easy or difficult is it to raise funds? 

How much funds a startup raises doesn’t just rely on a product or a startup’s growth, but on how well the founders present their ideas, say founders and investors. 

More often than not, entrepreneurs get stuck at the presentation level. How long or short should it be? What to include and what to avoid? The list goes on.

Abhilash Sethi, Principal at agritech-focussed VC firm Omnivore, says, “A good pitch is a combination of brevity and clarity.” 

For this week’s article on Entrepreneurship 101, YourStory reached out to investors and entrepreneurs to understand what goes in a perfect pitch deck and what it takes to onboard an investor. Read more


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Decoding automotive SaaS unicorn Tekion’s growth

Tekion, which is focused on the automotive sector, attained the unicorn status in 2020 at a valuation of $1 billion. After a $250 million round in 2021, the California-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startup’s valuation soared to $3.5 billion. 

Founder Jay Vijayan believes the startup’s focus on a single vertical has helped it grow despite the COVID-19-led disruptions. Read more


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Before you go, stay inspired with… 

Every young girl should take up sports to be more self-confident, healthy, and self-reliant. 

Rupa Bayor, Taekwondo champion


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