1. Who are you? hi my name is Jane Doe. I am the Founder of Acme, Inc.
2. Why are you here? I am raising $250,000 for 10% of the company to launch our latest product called "Gizzmo" that will ...compete with Google and change the search world as we know it today[The hook - got my attention...I will listen]
3. What are your qualifications to make your claim?I was an Olympic swimmer for Canada and began my corporate career with IBM. I was an officer for XYZ before becoming one of the founders of ASK. When sold to Microsoft - I left to form Acme. I have built a team of engineers that I recruited from.... OK - You have the right-stuff to pull this off]
4. The Need? Our vision is.......We need a consumer opt-in Search to tailor and deliver content[The value proposition]
5. Where are we today?......... We have completed our product prototype and have a letter of intent from Apple. Our sales team is in place... and our revenue for this year is......boards consist of...[Progress report on where you are in the development cycle - VITAL]
6. Next steps.......Launch our ............
7. Business Model.......Our 5 year market sales projection is $50 million. This is based on selling .001% of the $200MM computer users a one time subscription of $25. Exit in 5 years to a major player (x, y or z) is over $500MM and that should maximize our IPO or Exit valuation multiple.[How do we make our money & Exit hockey stick/]
8. Needs to get there.......The $250,000 will be used to.......
9. Return..........To date we have raised...... the $250K round is projected to yield ___x. To achieve our $50MM in revenue, we will raise an additional $5 Million and we project valuation to be 250MM based on an EBITDA of 35% and current industry multiple of 4x.
10: Closing Statement: We have been conservative in our investor revenue projections. We are bullish about our... team, timing and chances for market penetration. Our investors can be....active or passive. Please contact us atwww.mysite.com
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