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The “Best” Startup Pitch Deck – How To Raise Venture Capital

A guide to creating the "best" start-up investor pitch deck and insights into raising venture capital from an actual VC
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(855 reviews)
5,658 students
Created by J Skyler Fernandes

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Platform: Udemy
Price: $13.99
Video: 3h 37m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Video Score: 8.1 / 10
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Description

This course is based on the “Best” Startup Investor Pitch Deck Methodology, which has become the #1 Startup Pitch Deck online, viewed and downloaded over 45,000 times, and taught at top business schools and accelerators around the world. This course is taught by its creator, J. Skyler (Sky) Fernandes, who is a top ranked Venture Capitalist (a Powerlist 100 VC), an Angel Investor, a serial entrepreneur, adviser to start-ups, and a frequent speaker on the topic of entrepreneurship at institutions such as Harvard Business School, Wharton, New York University, New York Stock Exchange, and also presented the first TED Talk on Venture Capital.
The knowledge you’ll obtain from this class comes from an aggregation of some of the best pitch decks and wisdom from some of the top angels, VCs, and entrepreneurs, including Sky’s personal insights and experiences.
The class is much more than just a template for entrepreneurs to use to present to investors and a discussion of what details should be addressed on each slide. During each session, Sky will discuss personal stories and share some of the “secret” inner thinking that goes on inside an investor’s mind and how (ultimately) they decide to invest in a select few of the thousands of opportunities that show-up in their in-boxes each year.

Requirements

• A drive to learn and enhance your ability to be a successful entrepreneur Interest in obtaining investment for a start-up company now or in the future

You will learn

✓ Help you create a start-up pitch deck that is best in class
✓ Learn what investors are looking for in the deals they invest in
✓ Learn how to speak “investor” and answer the main questions they ask every entrepreneur
✓ Avoid some of the main mistakes that many entrepreneurs make when creating and presenting a pitch deck for their start-up

This course is for

• Entrepreneurs
• Aspiring Entrepreneurs
• Those interested in learning about how start-up investors think and act

How much does the The "Best" Startup Pitch Deck - How To Raise Venture Capital course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $13.99. And currently there is a 86% discount on the original price of the course, which was $99.99. So you save $86 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $17.4 of 130 Startup courses. So this course is 20% cheaper than the average Startup course on Udemy.

Does the The "Best" Startup Pitch Deck - How To Raise Venture Capital course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, The “Best” Startup Pitch Deck – How To Raise Venture Capital has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the The “Best” Startup Pitch Deck – How To Raise Venture Capital course, but there is a $86 discount from the original price ($99.99). So the current price is just $13.99.

Who is the instructor? Is J Skyler Fernandes a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

J Skyler Fernandes has created 1 courses that got 855 reviews which are generally positive. J Skyler Fernandes has taught 5,658 students and received a 4.4 average review out of 855 reviews. Depending on the information available, J Skyler Fernandes is a TRUSTED instructor.

More info about the instructor, J Skyler Fernandes

Venture Capitalist / Angel Investor / Start-up Advisor
J. Skyler Fernandes a Powerlist 100 VC.  He is the Managing Director of Investments at Cleveland Avenue, a private equity and venture capital fund, co-founded by the former CEO of McDonald’s, focusing on investing in food and beverage technology, brands, and restaurants.   Previously, Mr. Fernandes founded and ran Simon Venture Group (SVG), the venture capital arm of Simon, an S&P 100 company and largest retail real estate company in the world. Simon Venture Group is ranked as a top 5 corporate venture capital funds by CB Insights along side Google Ventures, Intel Capital, and Comcast Ventures.  SVG focuses on investing in the future innovation of retail, from in-store retail technology to ecommerce, as well as data analytics, logistics, and internet of things. Mr. Fernandes is also the founding Partner of One Match Ventures, a seed fund, and prior to that was a Partner at Centripetal Capital Partners, a multi-stage venture capital fund with an innovative fund structure where he focused on consumer internet, online services / marketplaces, enterprise SaaS, and commercializable high-tech.
Mr. Fernandes gave the first TED Talk on Venture Capital: Innovating the Financing of Innovation, and has developed key entrepreneur resources, such as The “Best” Startup Pitch Deck (which has been viewed and downloaded over 500,000+ times), Top 10 Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Investors, and Various Rounds of Investment. Mr. Fernandes has co-founded several companies and is an advisor to a number of startups. 
Mr. Fernandes also leads a number of global initiatives, including the Missing Middle Initiative, launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, focused on creating funds that invest $100K-$3M, a critical financing gap for early-mid stage businesses globally. Mr. Fernandes graduated a year early from New York University summa cum laude, due to his studies at Harvard University in Quantum Physics. Specialties:Mr. Fernandes is a frequent speaker on the topics of global entrepreneurship and venture capital at such venues as Harvard Business School, New York University, Wharton Business School, Wits Business School, The New York Venture Summit, Worldwide Investor Network, The United Nations, and The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

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CourseMarks Score®

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Freshness

8.7

Feedback

7.6

Content

Platform: Udemy
Price: $13.99
Video: 3h 37m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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