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How To Build an Effective Fundraising Pitch Deck

There's no universal approach to great pitch decks, but there are key elements. We break those down and include example slides from portfolio companies.

1 min read October 24, 2023
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We’ve seen thousands of pitch decks over the years, and while there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, there are certainly elements the best ones share.

In the guide below, available to download, we’ll take you through ways to build sections for: Problem & Solution, Team, Business Model, Traction, Market, Competition and Milestones. For each of those, we’ve highlighted the respective section from a BCV portfolio company. We also share general storytelling tips to keep in mind as you build your deck and practice your presentation.

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