This is part seven of our Startup Quick Start series for helping entrepreneurs launch their next startup.
You’re almost at the finish line. I can already taste the champagne. 🍾
But before we put our feet up, we gotta build our VC Cheddar Trail. Or as the boring business textbooks call it: “an investor pipeline” 😴
Regardless of how you pronounce it, you’re gonna need it. So to save you 100 chrome tabs, we’ve assembled a toolkit to build your investor CRM and pitch deck for optimal angel cheque conversion rates.
Your accountant’s also gonna love us b/c we got some perks that’ll save you a butt load of cash. Here’s the playbook:
✔️Clarify your startup narrative: Double down your key message and who's pitching
✔️Create your Pitch Deck: Use this 90% off link to build a secure pitch deck on DocSend.
✔️Craft some outreach: email us, your investor friends and mentors your deck for feedback
✔️Connect your outreach to a CRM: Store the info someplace you can reference in the future
✔️Cut Out Things that Distract: With every meeting, delete and iterate your deck to perfection
That’s all there is to it.
Just follow those 5 checkpoints and you’ll be off to pre-paid SF flights to meet angel investors in no time. Or even better, you can meet them right on Kernal and set up a video chat after they give an up-vote to your idea. 😎
• Reach out to any investors who show interest in your Kernal idea
• Request intros/referrals from your network to other investors
Relax, take a breath and soak this moment in.
B/c Forbes will be wanting your story in a couple of months when this deck takes off. 💸