Jake Fisher

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Jake Fisher is the founding partner at Venture Formations. Jake serves as a startup advisor helping entrepreneurs through the funding process.
pitch success
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Practice Your Pitch: 5 Techniques for Success

Everyone wants to have an effective presentation that really captivates their audience's attention. If you are unprepared and relying too much on a script or reading directly from the slides, you're in for trouble. In order to have a successful presentation, you must communicate with your audience. Communicating with the audience means having the perfect delivery style, and...
Slide Design
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6 Simple Rules of Pitch Deck Slide Design

You only get one chance to make a first impression with investors; you don’t want them to be so turned off by your slide design that they are not able to truly see what a great business you have. Below, find some pointers on the rules of slide design to make sure you are creating a visually pleasing...
Pitch Deck
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Pitch Deck: Creating a Message to Simplify

Can you fully explain your company in one sentence? If you can’t, you might want to think long and hard about either simplifying your message or your business model before attempting to create a pitch deck. A vision slide is easily my favorite slide in a pitch deck; I also believe it is a crucial...