I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting blog posts, articles and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues. Below are my five most popular tweets (via bit.ly) for the past two weeks and a few blog-related tweets. If you’d like to see all of my tweets (or an RSS feed of them), you can do so here. Cheers, Scott
Posts Tagged ‘pitch deck’
Walker Twitter Highlights: December 31st – January 13thby Scott Edward Walker on January 14th, 2013
Fundraising 101: Checklist for Entrepreneursby Scott Edward Walker on May 9th, 2012
I’ve been a corporate lawyer for 18+ years, and there are certain fundamental mistakes that I’ve seen entrepreneurs repeatedly make in connection with fundraising. Accordingly, I thought it would be helpful to provide a simple checklist tailored to first-time entrepreneurs. I’ve also included links to prior posts for a detailed discussion.
5 Common Mistakes in Pitch Decksby Scott Edward Walker on September 29th, 2010
As a corporate lawyer for entrepreneurs, I am often asked to review pitch decks. A “pitch deck” is a collection of PowerPoint slides created by an entrepreneur in order to raise funds from (i.e., “pitch”) investors. They can be sent to investors as a stand-alone document (e.g., via email) or they can be used in conjunction with an in-person presentation. I am generally happy to give my input with respect to pitch decks — with the caveat that I’m a lawyer, not an investor. That being said, here are five common mistakes that I see: