Getting early buy-in from investors is notoriously daunting for new founders, but according to a top VC, you can ace your pitch by using a simple six-part formula. Scott Kupor, who’s managing partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, uses Instagram and Lyft’s early pitches to outline the pitching process. It’s a series that every founder, current or aspiring, should watch.
Plus, watch these three new video series and learn the essential skills to get your startup off the ground from executives who have already been there:
- Box CEO Aaron Levie lists the questions every founder should answer in their pitch to investors.
- How to define your company’s mission, according to Brandless co-founder Tina Sharkey.
- James Quarles, CEO of fitness tracking app Strava, on how to build a digital community.
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