Posts Tagged ‘pitch deck’
Walker Twitter Highlights: December 31st – January 13thby Scott Edward Walker on January 14th, 2013
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
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” or “decks.” A deck is a collection of PowerPoint slides created by founders to raise funds from investors. The deck can be sent to investors as a stand-alone document (e.g., via email) or it can be used in conjunction with an in-person presentation. I am generally happy to give my input with respect to decks — with the caveat that I’m a lawyer, not an investor. That being said, here are five common mistakes that I often see: