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Vidyard has raised $75 million with a single-page pitch deck.

  • Vidyard has raised $75 million in funding using a one-slide pitch deck.
  • The single slide focuses on a chart showing the company’s accelerating annual recurring revenue rate.
  • The single-slide format offers investors the most important information they need — and allows their junior team members to come up with a compelling case for an investment, said Michael Litt, Vidyard’s cofounder and CEO.
  • It helps that Vidyard has a strong chart to show; the company has attracted a large and growing number of customers for its video production and hosting software and services.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

 

Many startup founders spend hours belaboring their pitch decks, trying to come up with the right combination and order of slides and information to attract investors. 

Not so Michael Litt. His investor presentation is just one slide.

But to Litt, that slide, which features a chart illustrating his company’s actual and

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Startup Frankyln West wants to disrupt consulting with this pitch deck

  • Former Thrive Global and Refinery29 exec Ashley Miles is trying to evolve the traditional consulting model with a new startup called Franklyn West.
  • The firm’s pitch is that it can drastically shorten the business planning process for clients and gives clients access to a variety of industry experts.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Ashley Miles is trying to evolve the traditional consulting model with her new startup called Franklyn West.

The former Thrive Global and Refinery29 exec’s firm is among a new crop of ad, media, tech, and consulting businesses aiming to bring a new approach to everything from business planning to recruiting.

One way the firm differentiates itself from the likes of Deloitte and Accenture is by relying on a changing roster of experts in various business functions rather than a permanent staff, she said. Current experts include Shark Tank investor Daymond John; Anastasia Soare, founder and

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SCF Pitch Deck Class Helps Owners Better Market Their Business

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Pitch Deck Development (State College of Florida)

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is offering a two-part workshop designed to help current and prospective business owners create pitch decks to better market their business to potential customers, supporters and investors. The first part will be held Oct. 14 and participants may attend the second part on Oct. 28. Both sessions will take place from 6-9 p.m. at SCF Lakewood Ranch’s Center for Innovation and Technology, 7131 Professional Parkway E., Sarasota. Online registration is available at SCF.edu/CCDenroll.

Part 1: “What Goes into a Pitch Deck? and Why?” Learn how to better market your business and ultimately sell to your customers. A pitch deck helps focus a business owner or entrepreneur on the problem they are solving, who they are solving it for, their competition and

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Pitch deck: online expert database GlobalWonks raises $2 million

  • Online expert network GlobalWonks raised $2 million in funding from Japanese business intelligence platform Uzabase in May, bringing total funding to $3.2 million.
  • In the second quarter of 2020, GlobalWonks said its expert network surged over 400% as more consultants looked to take advantage of the shift to remote work.
  • We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck it used to bring new investors on board.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Online expert network GlobalWonks raised $2 million in seed funding from Japanese business intelligence platform Uzabase in May, bringing its total funding to $3.2 million.

GlobalWonks matches companies such as Amazon and Starbucks with experts to provide them with access to customized insights in real time.

Its core software, Network Pulse, which CEO Cenk Sidar describes as a combination of Quora and LinkedIn, allows businesses to ask specific questions that are then answered by experts selected

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