Startup founders have to know how to pitch well in order to secure funding.
Henry Ward, founder and CEO of Carta, a company that helps with equity and ownership management, raised $300 million in series E funding this year.
At a Business Insider webinar, he identified “The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience”, as the book he used to learn how to pitch.
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Founders are always certain that they have the next big idea. Communicating that certainty, however, requires more than just passion. Henry Ward found a book that helped him gain the skills to raise $448 million from investors like Andreessen Horowitz and Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Ward is the founder and CEO of Carta, a company that helps with equity and ownership management. He raised $300 million in series E funding this year, and Carta is currently valued at $1.7 billion.
In a recent webinar with Business Insider’s Shana Lebowitz, Ward explained that the key to presenting a pitch deck, demo script, or anything related to communicating material in front of an audience, is crafting a narrative. …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy