Book | The Startup Pitch: A Proven Formula to Win Funding



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The Startup Pitch is the most complete reference source to learn pitch skills and win investor funding. Less than 1 out of every 200 pitches gets funded. To win investment, you need the proven formula and the right skills to pitch your startup. Chris Lipp has spent thousands of hours working with the best startups in Silicon Valley and Stanford Graduate School of Business to help startups win investment. His work has been featured at numerous accelerators including Startx, Next, and worldwide through the Kauffman Fellows Academy.you will learn the formula for success based on investment pitches that worked, gain strategies to pitch persuasively from research in corporate communications, and discover insights on delivery and slide design for your startup. The Startup Pitch also includes several examples of successful pitches so you can observe these skills in action.if you’re an entrepreneur seriously seeking funding, this book will improve your pitch so you win investment faster.

Book | The 12 Magic Slides: Insider Secrets for Raising Growth Capital



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Author Paul Getty has seen thousands of brilliant founding Ceos present to angel investors, venture capitalists, and institutional investors. And he has seen thousands of them fail in their quest for the money they sincerely believed would lead to entrepreneurial success and riches for all. Again and again, he watched would-be tech titans fail to create a good first impression, deliver poor presentations, tell lengthy stories that put investors to sleep, and fail to address the critical issues sophisticated investors are most eager to hear about. If only they’d read The Twelve Magic Slides: Insider Secrets for Raising Growth Capital. Getty’s slide topicsdeveloped while coaching hundreds of company founders to fundraising successcover each of the twelve key themes investors want to know about in depth before they part with their hard-earned money: the problem you see, your solution to it, the resulting business opportunity, the amount of money you need to grow the firm, and the potential returns for investors, among others. Getty, managing director of Satwik Capital Advisors in San Jose, California, shows that properly developing each slideand the thinking behind itcan get you the investment capital required to vault your company to the next level. But The Twelve Magic Slides is more than a book about how raise money from professional investors. It presents a whole new way of how to think about and develop a successful startup. Regardless, it will show you better ways to accomplish your goals and increase the chances youll get the green light from investors. Whether you are seeking startup funding from the angel down the street, or trying to convince investment bankers to help take you public, The Twelve Magic Slides provides a clear step-by-step process that will enable you to:identify the key elements of the business that must be developed to attract external capital Understand the critical dos and donts Ceos must know to sell their story to investors in a quick and efficient manner Create twelve perfect slides and a presentation that secures investor interest from the start and gives them plenty of reasons to write you a check You need to find money to fund your companys growth. Investors need to find entrepreneurs and ideas they can believe in. The Twelve Magic Slides presents a proven method for attracting funds from angel investors, venture capital firms, private equity firms, and institutional investors

Rosecliff Ventures / NY Edtech Week



Rosecliff Ventures Founder, Michael Murphy, joins NY Edtech Week. Mike had the privilege of introducing and sitting down with some really great guests in front of a packed audience at NYU Steinhardt. They discuss a variety of topics such as the direction education will be going in the future, the problems with the system today, and how technology and innovation will provide solutions. Stay tuned throughout to watch as edtech entrepreneurs pitch their companies to Mike and the other judges.

NY Edtech Week is a global education innovation festival hosted by StartEd and NYU Steinhardt at NYU in New York City. This event focuses on entrepreneurship and edtech and how both will simultaneously change the education and learning landscape.

Rosecliff is a venture capital firm based in the heart of New York CIty. They invest in startup enterprises and innovative ideas that have substail growth potential. The goal is to partner with dynamic founders and assist them in building exceptional, valuable companies. Rosecliff’s mission is to invest in companies that can have a direct positive impact on society and have the ability to make the world better for future generations.