Initially envisioned as a guide to properly pitch a projects idea and run a fundraising campaign, Evan Baehr and Evan Loomis’ ‘Get Backed: Craft your Story, Build the Perfect Pitch Deck, and Launch the Venture of your Dreams’ overdoes itself, pushing past the boundaries and rendering itself as a useful guides for how to communicate and push big ideas in a tangible way.
If you are an aspiring project creator looking to expand their communications skills, tell better stories, create better graphics, improve branding, and influence others to follow your idea, then this book is sure to do wonders for your project. Presented with unique insights and a fresh perspective and illustrated with appealing, full-colored charts. Evan Baehr and Evan Loomis have creatively developed a guide that is far more appealing than most books that discuss businesses and plans.
About the Author
Evan Baehr is the cofounder of Able, a tech company committed to growing the “fortune five million” small businesses around the United States with the use of collaborative and low-interest loans. He’s worked at the White House, in the hedge fund industry, and Facebook. He is a graduate of Princeton, Yale, and Harvard Business School.
Evan Loomis loves helping startups launch and raises capital. He has also been a mentor for entrepreneurs through Techstars and Praxis. He heads up Corporate Strategy at Corinthian Health Services and is the Founder of Tradecraft, a venture fund, and consultancy for high growth businesses. His first startup was TreeHouse, a first-of-its-kind home improvement store that specializes in performance and design. Evan also co-founded a national angel investment group called Wedgwood Circle. Evan got his start on Wall Street after graduating from Texas A&M University.
Table of Contents
- Create Your Pitch
- The Birth of the Pitch Deck
- The Building Blocks of a Pitch Deck
- Actual Pitch Decks
- Pitching Excercises
- Get Backed
- A Primer on Startup Financing
- Overview of Funding Sources
- About the Authors