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VentureCat 2020 Finals Showcase Pitches Videos:

First Place: Gearflow

Second Place: Qade

Third Place: Tilt

Finalist: Blip

Finalist: B-Vitals

Other Resources:

Overview of the Student Business Formation Process developed by Northwestern faculty and staff. Includes guidance on many common questions and concerns about forming a business as a student. (You need a Northwestern NetID to access this deck.)

Sample Executive Summary

The Best Startup Pitch Deck Template 

William A. Sahlman’s “How to Write a Great Business Plan”

Guy Kawasaki’s “The Only 10 Slides You Need In A Pitch

Wall Street Journal video. Mert Iseri NU ’13. SwipeSense¬†60-second elevator video pitch

Secrets of a Successful Business Pitch” by James Caan | Harvard Business Review

TED’s Secret to Great Public Speaking” by Chris Anderson | TED

How to Speak so People Want to Listen by Julian Treasure | TED

The Clues to a Great Story” by Andrew Stanton | TED

13 Ways to Pull Off A Killer Demo Day Presentation” | OnStartups

Sample pitch decks | TechCrunch Startup Battlefield – New York – 2016

Pitch Your Startup in 30 Seconds | Hyde Park Angels

Building the Perfect Pitch | Hyde Park Angels

6 Killer Mistakes to Avoid in Your Pitch | Hyde Park Angels

How ANYONE Can Make Insanely Better Slides | Hackernoon