Sitemap - 2022 - A Leap of Faith
R.I.P. Pitch Decks
The era of AI-assisted pitching is here
Are you a lemon? How to send strong signals to investors.
How to pitch with empathy
3 Case Studies on Pitch Cohesion.
How to make your pitch more cohesive.
The Element of Surprise.
Heroes, Villains and Victims
Pitch Deck Makeover: Goodlawyer
Pitch Teardown: the Goodlawyer Seed Deck
Thinking about founders as pilots
“That will never scale!” (and other myths)
Teardown Fridays - A final teardown of the Good Neighbors pitch deck
How to build a better pitch deck
Sample Slides - Good Neighbors
Teardown Fridays - Good Neighbors' traction, financials, ask
How you start and finish your pitch
Pitch Teardown Fridays - the Team slide
Why you've been thinking of traction all wrong
Pitch Teardown Fridays - Good Neighbors Go To Market Slide
How to think about the team slide in your pitch deck
Teardown Fridays - Good Neighbors Business Model Slide
How to talk about financial projections in your pitch deck
Teardown Fridays - Good Neighbors Competition Slide
You've built a better mousetrap, now you need to go to market
Teardown Fridays - Good Neighbors Market Size
Telling the story of how you make money
How Not to Lie to Yourself About Competition
Leap of Faith Weekly - Mini-teardown of my own startup idea
The Market Size Dilemma
Leap of Faith Community - Where to watch pitch videos, plus some practice exercises.
Why Now? Change is the Key to Your Pitch.
Community Weekly - Lots of elevator pitches, sign up for Pitch Lab July 19th
How Not to Waste Your Product Slide
Community Weekly - Quick hits from Julien Smith, MTL Pitch Workshop, Weekly Poll.
Your Startup's DNA: The Solution Slide
Community Weekly - Next week Pitch Lab with Julien Smith, Live Mtl Masterclass Jul 12, Insights and What VC AI bots say
A preview of my pitch masterclass.
Start With The Problem - Slide 1
The Liam Neeson Approach to Pitching
Why investor feedback is so confusing