What Shark Tank teaches us about Pitch Decks

The Shark Tank San Diego From The Startup Garage
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The show Shark Tank has taken America by storm, pulling in top viewer numbers and sparking a new interest into small business, entrepreneurs, and big time investors.

But whats more interesting than the entertainment factor of Shark Tank is the educational factor – Shark Tank visually shows us what types of pitches grab the attention, and money, of a potential investor.

Lessons Learned:

1. Know your numbers.

2. Be a good marketer.

3. Be humble.

4. Understand good timing.

5. Have a good story.

6. Be prepared to walk.

7. Be personable.

To read the full article, with in-depth analysis of each lesson learned, visit FastCompany. And if you are interested in created a pitch deck for potential investors, we at The Startup Garage specialize in doing just that. Contact us today!


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About Tyler Jensen

I work with entrepreneurs who are looking to attract investment and get out of the "Garage". I am passionate about helping entrepreneurs start companies that matter. I helped launch over 100 Companies, Non-Profits and Social Enterprises. I consider myself a serial entrepreneur, startup coach & trusted advisor. * Launching New Companies (For Profit, Non-Profit and Social Enterprise) * Expert Business Plan Writer * Extensive Network of Business Relationships focused on Launch & Rapid Growth of New Companies * Startup, Growth, Marketing, Technology, Web, Business Systems * Trusted Advisor to CEO’s & Entrepreneurs * Capital Raising Strategy Development * Startup Team Development The first company I started and sold is VAVi Sport & Social Club which grew to over 25,000 members in six years, was recognized as San Diego’s 30th fastest growing private company in 2006 by the San Diego Business Journal and 32nd fastest in 2007, and sold for over 25X the capital investment.