The fundraising platform, akin to KickStarter, IndieGogo or GoFundME, was an online crowd-funding site aimed at helping users raise the funds they needed from a group or community for whatever projects they outlined. The company would only tilt, meaning collect and distribute the funds from users, if the targeted money was fully raised. It ended up tilting in other senses a bit too much, if you ask me.
You’ve chosen the grant or grants to which you’ll apply. Or maybe you plan on doing that next. Either way, you’re here now, which is already a great start to your applications. But, before you fire your plea out into the business world, let’s see how to make the best use of a grant proposal template by covering its very basics and a bit more.
At this time of the year, many of you might be wondering how to start a business in 2020. Fortunately, discussing startup topics is one of our main areas of interest and expertise. So we couldn’t wait for a more appropriate time to discuss how to start a business this new year.
My, how time flies! Five versions already! I promise you we don’t want to go down the rabbit hole of naming versions with numbers, Apple-style, and the number is somewhat irrelevant. The real point is that we’ve grown (and luckily, learned) a lot over the course of 6 years and that growth is reflected in the 5 major releases we’ve done so far (roughly, one major update per year since 2014).
We deal with thousands of companies in the process of fundraising. Last year, I spoke to over 1,000 founders, and I've set a personal goal to beat that this year. These companies mostly come to me for office hours, and most of the time, their questions revolve around fundraising. One thousand people are enough to detect some patterns: the mistakes these companies are making when approaching their fundraising.
Creating a thorough marketing plan is an essential part of any new business’s ground considerations. If you’re looking for guidance on how to create a marketing plan to accelerate the process or even if you’re just looking for a trustworthy and free marketing plan template, Slidebean’s always here to help. Enhance your startup’s marketing strategies with our key facts and resources to create the perfect marketing plan.
Creating a business model slide in a startup pitch deck can be a confusing puzzle to solve for many entrepreneurs. Therefore, and over the course of this article, we will not only define what a startup business model is, but we will also share key facts any presenter should consider when attempting to answer the question of just how to make the best of a business model slide for a business pitch deck.
What we had as initial input material to recreate Uber’s pitch deck were slides with no design we found on Slideshare. This means we only had the plain text to work with. The challenge to redesign it was to give the Uber pitch deck a solid graphic identity that could accompany the powerful business idea they presented back in 2008.
ince the Airbnb pitch deck was one of the first ones from unicorn companies to be released publicly, we had plenty of input and information from the media attention it got, and the great structure it actually has. Therefore, the challenge at the moment of redesigning it at Slidebean was how to make better something that’s already so good and popular!