At least 10% of these businesses presented us with their pitch decks. As presentations go, there is no one-size-fits-all pitch deck structure. Otherwise, all projects would look the same in the eyes of investors.
Nevertheless, there are typical must-have semantic blocks. We will drill down into each of them, point out the soft spots, and contemplate the best pitch deck cases.
For example, Traction and Milestones can be presented using one slide and a single set of ideas. However, in this guide we break these points down one by one to give you the deepest possible dive into the narratives that any investor wants to see in a pitch deck.
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Some elements can be combined into one slide or one semantic block
The Perfect Pitch Deck Structure
Many startup teams are looking for the perfect pitch deck structure, the very formula that will who investors and talk them into saying yes.
We have to disappoint you here: the perfect structure does not exist. What does exist is visual erudition.
Market Size and Opportunities, Target Audience
Investments and Using Funds
Business Model and Growth (Traction)
Also, keep in mind that some of the structural blocks of the pitch deck can shuffle and complement each other.
Most importantly, make sure your pitch deck develops a single storyline, where each new slide complements the previous one. For example, here is one of the options for the semantic line opening
The example of Pitch Deck structure by Visme creators