A website that I use all of the time for technical information is StackOverflow.com, here is a video on what that website does and how they can help out technically:
Tell a Story
(You have 10 seconds to get their emotional attention)
Talk about product.
Talk about how we are going to generate revenue.
2-3 biz dev people
Higher a PR agency
Bring on developers
Money and how much you are asking for and the time.
Exits for investors and us.
Taken from David Rose:
VC Pitches is about investing in the PEOPLE!
Angel pitches are ~15 minutes or under
VC pitches are less then 30 minutes
-1) You must show integrity
-2) You must show passion
Just some side notes, never say the following words to investors, they invalidate previous things you mentioned!:
- To be Frank
- Not for nothing
- Kind of
In his commencement address to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign last Sunday, Kauffman Foundation President and CEO Carl Schramm told students,
“We need an army of the smartest, most passionate young people to try their hand at building a business-people who will take their heads and their hearts into the market, founding companies that will bring forth new products and services that will help humankind.”
Gary Vaynerchuk presented a great keynote at the Web 2.0 Expo in NYC September 2008: