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We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck open-source platform Almanac used to raise $9 million in funding. The CEO breaks it down and gives his advice for entrepreneurs to perfect their pitch

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Open-source platform Almanac gave Business Insider an exclusive look at the pitch deck the startup used to raise $9 million in seed funding.
CEO and cofounder Adam Nathan estimated at least 70% of their pitches in this round were done over the phone or video conferencing.
Nathan said some of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make in their pitch decks is leading with their product and serving their own objectives, rather than focusing on investors.
He walked us through the pitch deck and gave his tips for a successful pitch.
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Check out the pitch deck Israeli AI startup Zencity used to raise $13.5 million from TLV and Salesforce Ventures

Check out the pitch deck Israeli AI startup Zencity used to raise $13.5 million from TLV and Salesforce Ventures

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Tel Aviv-based AI startup Zencity has raised a $13.5 million Series A round from investors including TLV Partners and Salesforce Ventures.
Zencity's platform collects millions of data points generated by local residents, to help government agencies glean insights from previously unstructured data.
"Governments are overwhelmed right now with endless things to do to serve their communities in light of this crisis and leveraging AI to 'do more with less' is critical," Zencity CEO Eyal Feder-Levy told Business Insider. "Furthermore, the accelerated move to digital creates a host of...
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We got an exclusive look at the presentation that wellness startup B Great is using to raise $2.5 million to chase down the $2 billion CBD market

We got an exclusive look at the presentation that wellness startup B Great is using to raise $2.5 million to chase down the $2 billion CBD market

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Barbara Goodstein, the founder of CBD startup B Great, shared the pitch deck she's using to raise $2.5 million.
She's closed on $1.5 million in equity financing already, and she's looking to raise another $1 million in convertible notes. She told Business Insider she's closed on $450,000 of that already.
Analysts expect the consumer CBD space to become a $2 billion opportunity in just two years.
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From cupcakes to beauty products, CBD is showing up everywhere you look.
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