What is a pitch deck? Pitch book? Investor presentation? Startup Pitch??? - Decoding the Language of the Pitch

If your a startup founder, an investor, or have an interest in startups, you've likely heard of a Pitch Deck, at least that's the term that we most often use here at Pitch Deck Fire. But, there are a myriad of other terms used for the same or...

How to Assign Metrics to Your Investor Engagement Strategy

Metrics help us quantify and measure things and when applied to our investor management strategy we can see where we to focus our efforts. We ultimately want to raise a certain amount of money and we know what equity and salary trade-off's we're...

How to Get Startup Funding Faster

One of the key performance measures of a founder is how he or she can get the company’s vision sold to internal and external stakeholders. As is the case with many founders, attracting investment to help grow the business is crucial to the...

Tired of Hearing No? Fix Your Investor Communication Strategy

Having a consistent approach to investors is key to your start-up funding efforts. While you can approach this task in a hap-hazard way and still get results, it's not the best way. Don't let your funding success depend on pure luck. Developing a...

Being Prepared for Growth - The Rider and the Horse

Achieving Long-Term Competitive Advantage through Continuous Process Optimization

Pitch Deck to Sales Deck: Making the Shift Successfully

One of the best things about going through the rigor of getting a custom pitch deck, is that you can use the output for many things afterwards. We help our previous pitch deck clients build sales decks that pull out the pertinent business and...

In Business: Failure is Our Friend & 7 Steps to Acceptance

As a business owner, I have a strong urge to do things right. To serve my clients' needs, to make sure that projects run smoothly, that we're building a connection with the community, and helping tell startup stories through compelling and...

Why Pitch Deck Templates Don't Work [Free Pitch Deck Template]

 I was giving a free 15 minute pitch consultation to a client the other day, when I saw something suspiciously conventional looking. The client's deck... it looked so familiar... Yep - I've seen that before. It was the Google Pitch Deck Template....

Are you Suffering From Mentor Whiplash? And, How to deal with the symptoms

When you’re looking for startup funding, you end up talking to a lot of people. And those people have alot of opinions about you, your company, and your pitch deck.

Let me guess...You spent hours putting together your best pitch deck, you...

Are You Still Winging It? Practice your Pitch - Wow Your Investors

Seven tips for developing your in-person presentation and making your next pitch a success.

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Welcome! I've put together these resources and articles to help you tell your story, and achieve the funding, clients and growth you deserve!

Stacie - Founder & Lead Designer

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