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These are the top 3 most important slides in your pitch deck

Some slides carry more weight than others -- and three of them are absolutely crucial.

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Front’s $65M Series D deck

Front's pitch deck is a tight, 11-slide deck that opens with a mic drop, and, these must be some butter-slathered microphones, because it sure...

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Everything you need to know to make a great startup pitch deck

The crew here at TechCrunch has seen a lot of amazing pitches over the years. In this guide, I collect everything we know about pitching your startup...

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Mi Terro’s $1.5M seed deck

Mi Terro takes agricultural waste and processes it into proteins that can be used as a plastic replacement, fed as food to animals, and much more....

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Five reasons to attend TC Sessions: Robotics this Thursday

We’re just a few days away from kicking off TC Sessions: Robotics on July 21. This online event will draw roboticists from around the world, and...

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Forethought’s $65M Series C deck

Today, it's my pleasure to tear down Forethought's 23-slide deck that helped it raise a $65 million Series C late last year.

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Your fundraising pitch deck needs appendices. Here’s why

From the sample decks in my pitch deck teardown series, you'd conclude that appendices are rare. That would be inaccurate; I'd estimate...

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Enduring Planet’s $2.1M seed deck

Enduring Planet's deck is a little bit inside baseball -- this is a deck for a startup that helps other startups raise money from other VCs --...

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Remove that ‘exit strategy’ slide from your pitch deck

A lot of pitch decks I review have a slide that really shouldn't be there: the exit strategy slide. As an early-stage startup, it's...

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Wilco’s $7 million seed deck

Israeli startup Wilco, which describes itself as “an immersive upskilling platform for software developers," raised $7 million using this...

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Time-tested tactics for building investor presentations

A story, like a relationship, is built in stages. It’s important to match each stage with the appropriate content.

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What’s the right order for the slides in your pitch deck?

Using a pitch deck template as-is works for some, but for others, it gives you a story that doesn't flow, at best, or doesn't work, at...

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Your investor has an investment thesis. Here’s why you should care

A lot of the time, it doesn't matter how good your company is. What matters is whether it matches up with your investor's investment thesis.

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Pitch Deck Teardown: BoxedUp’s $2.3M seed round pitch deck

Today, we're taking a close look at the pitch deck that helped BoxedUp founder David Boone raise the company's first round of institutional...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Creating financial models, UiPath’s plummet, pitch deck pro tips

Did UiPath's valuation get hit by the same shrink ray affecting other software companies, or are other factors at work?

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Attending TechCrunch Early Stage? Submit your pitch deck now!

TechCrunch Early Stage starts tomorrow, Thursday April 14, and we’re thrilled to be back in person. This is our first in-person event in two years,...

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How to make a teaser trailer for your startup pitch

A well-crafted teaser trailer is the perfect first step toward developing a positive relationship.

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Tome livens up slide decks with real-time data, flexible layouts

The company thinks you should be spending less time trying to adapt your content to a presentation page and more time on storytelling.

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If you want startup funding, don’t make VCs feel ignorant

Do not try to challenge an investor’s knowledge, unless revealing a surprising and intuitive fact is central to your story.

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Getting the details right in your pitch deck

This year's Pitch Deck Teardown at TechCrunch Disrupt was full of invaluable advice from an exceptional VC panel about how to capture...

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Steady’s Adam Roseman and investor Emmalyn Shaw outline what worked (and what was missing) in the Series A deck

Steady founder and CEO Adam Roseman and Flourish Ventures' Emmalyn Shaw joined Jordan Crook for a recent episode of Extra Crunch Live.

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Techstars’ Saba Karim is coming to TechCrunch Disrupt 2021

Good news, TechCrunch family, Techstars’ Saba Karim is coming to Disrupt (September 21-23) this year. With a great vantage point from his...

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Don’t send VC a cold deck ever again: Start sending video pitches

More investors are embracing video pitches, and in the age of the Zoom-based pitch meeting, it’s quickly becoming the standard.

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