After you have fleshed out your business plan you will have the information you will need for a slide presentation (e.g., PowerPoint). This 12-slide presentation conveys the most important aspects of your business in a short time. More sophisticated investors, such as angel investors and venture capitalists, will typically not look at your written business plan until they have seen your slide presentation.
Presentation (MS PowerPoint or equivalent)
- Create a 12-slide presentation. Follow the outline on pp. 343–346 for the critical slides of your presentation and their placement. The following slides must have the following topics.:
Slide 1: company name, short company discription name of presenter.
sSide2: What we do: a succinct description of your product or services, market, and competitive advantages. use virbrant lanuage,
Slide 3: the opportunity- this is what the investors-VCs even more so than angeles want to know. T what size can your company potentially grow an what are your plans for future development?
Slide 4: Target Market: who they are adn the cus tomer needs that your product or service will meet.
Slide 5: Market size- numbers and dollars, past growth, growth forecasts.
Slide 6: Competition: divison of market share, how your peoduct compares to theirs, your value proposition in comparisob to the competitions and barries to entry.
Slide 7: The Team: who they are, their past success and experience, and why they are qualifited to do the job.
Slide 8: Business Model: how you will distribute your product, pricing strategies, how you will reach your cus tomers.
Slide 9: Milestones: a time limit that outlines whenyou expect to reach key achievements.
Slide 10: Financials: a brief summary of key points from your imcome statement, balance sheet and or/ cash flow projections
Slide 11: Funding: how much you are asing for in this round, how many future roundss are expected, how much you will request during those rounds and how the funds will be used.
Slide 12: The Upside: The investing opportunity: potential exit strategies and financial return for investors.
- Hints: Include the highlights of your elevator pitch, which shows that you understand your business. The elevator pitch is a concise description of your company—its product, market, competitive advantages, and so on. Whether pitching your business to an investor or describing it to a potential connection at a networking event, you need to be able explain your business succinctly to someone in the amount of time it would take to ride up a few floors in an elevator. Use the worksheet in the text (p. 362 | Your “Elevator Pitch”) to develop your elevator pitch. use below to delvep the pitch:
- My Company: Name: Does: Serves which market: Makes Money By: Is Like which other Comapnies: Will succeed because it: Aims to achieve:
- Hints: You must limit your presentation to twelve (12) slides. You do not want to overwhelm your audience with too many slides or bore them with information they already know.
- Cite three (3) resources you have used to complete the exercise.
- Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
- Describe strategic planning techniques used to formulate alternative strategies designed to achieve stated business goals.
- Create a plan to implement a firm’s strategy and manage the change from current operations.
- Analyze strategies for exerting the internal leadership needed to drive the implementation of strategic initiatives and improve operating excellence.
- Use technology and information resources to research issues in strategic management.
- Write clearly and concisely about strategic management using proper writing mechanics