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030. Just Send the Deck

Wrapping up the week with great advice from @sabakarimm – don’t email people asking if you can send them the deck, just send them the deck. That’s the purpose of it. Send it!

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Riderflex Podcast Interview

“What motivates me is to rebuild the middle class in America. And I believe that entrepreneurship is the highest ideal of the American dream.”

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029. Break the Frame of Reference

One of the most powerful things that you can do in your email deck is to break the reader’s frame of reference. My favorite example of this is from the Allhers deck.

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028. Two Decks

Pitching is storytelling, and decks are a tool to tell the story. The email deck gets to meeting, the pitch deck gets the investment.

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026. The Deck Gets The Meeting

The point of your pitch deck isn’t to get an investment. The point is to get a meeting.

It’s just like when you’re job hunting. The point of a resume isn’t to get the job. The point of the resume is to get the interview. The pitch deck is serving the same purpose.

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025. Don’t Email Everyone in the Firm

Bonus content: If you’re reaching out to a small fund, don’t email, every single person in the fund.

Time is our most precious asset; I’m grateful that you’d spend of some of yours with me. Thank you.

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023. Updating Investors

As you meet with potential investors, your goal with the first meeting isn’t to close the deal. It’s for both you and the investor to get data points on each other.