- Your fundraise is a numbers game. Companies needed an average of 40 investor meetings and took a little over 12 weeks to close a round.
- You pitch decks must make a great first impression, fast. Investors don’t look at pitch decks longer than 3 minutes and 44 seconds on average. This means the deck has to be super tight.
- Be clear on financials, market size, and competition. The slide deck ordering that is most successful is along the lines company purpose, problem, solution, timing, market size, competition, product, business model, team, and financials. Financial page mattered most, followed by team and competition.
You can see the whole study here.