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Investor Decks and Their Purpose

Send Along Deck

The send along deck is a detailed version of your pitch deck intended for potential investors to view without narration.

Pitch Deck

The pitch deck is your live presentation tool, designed to tell a compelling story and engage your audience during a pitch meeting.

Teaser Deck

The teaser deck is a shorter 5-7 slide deck sent in advance of a pitch specifically to intrigue and generate interest enough to secure a meeting.

E8 Process

The E8 process begins with a review of the "Send-Along Deck." This deck is review without narration, and needs to be self explanatory. Each slide should convey your point clearly with visuals and concise text. 

A well-crafted Send-Along Deck must effectively communicate: 1) the problem you solve, 2) your solution, 3) your revenue model, 4) your current growth stage, and 5) investors' potential return on investment. Below is a breakdown of each section to build a compelling narrative.

Constructing a Narrative

Problem Statement

The E8 process begins with a review of the "Send-Along Deck." This deck is review without narration, and needs to be self explanatory. Each slide should convey your point clearly with visuals and concise text. 

A well-crafted Send-Along Deck must effectively communicate: 1) the problem you solve, 2) your solution, 3) your revenue model, 4) your current growth stage, and 5) investors' potential return on investment. Below is a breakdown of each section to build a compelling narrative.

Solution

Business Model

Financial Projection

Traction & Proof Points

Competition and Competitive Moat

Team

Exit Opportunities

The Ask

Other Thoughts and Notes

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