Dave McClure’s 10 tips for pitching to VCs

Dave McClure (geek, startup investor, former software developer & entrepreneur, tech blogger, marketing nerd, and overall fan of entrepreneurship) has advised more than 150 startups as of June 2011, has ran a seed fund, startup incubator and managed the Founders Fund in 2008 and the Facebook Fund in 2009. Here are his 10 tips for pitching to a VC.

  1. Elevator pitch
  2. Think problems first, then solutions
  3. Solution: sex, money or power?
  4. Market size
  5. Business Model
  6. What’s your big unfair advantage
  7. Competition: why you’re better or different
  8. Marketing plan: customers and distribution
  9. Team hires: hustler, hacker and designer
  10. Money and milestones

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