• The 10 most important elements of a startup pitch deck, backed by VCs, angel investors, and other experts - with real examples from founders

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

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    What do investors want to see in startup pitch decks? For founders seeking funding for their companies, that's the million-dollar question.
    And it's one Allison Byers, CEO of Scroobious , a new video pitching-platform for entrepreneurs , has set out to answer - for herself and for her community of startup founders.
    After years of gathering personal pitching experience - first as the copresident and director of startup medical device company Digital Cognition Technologies , where she successfully helped raise $9.6 million for the company, and later by conducting...
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  • How brands should be marketing to the $143 billion Gen Z market if they want their products to go wild on social media

    How brands should be marketing to the $143 billion Gen Z market if they want their products to go wild on social media

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Younger generations tend to set trends and determine which brands are cool - and which are passé.
    Right now, companies are vying for Gen Z's attention, the age group of 8- to 25-year-olds who have recently fueled the rise of TikTok , F'Real Foods , and Animal Crossing. This audience with a spending power of $143 billion can be a loyal customer base for many direct-to-consumer brands.
    In a recent report, Zebra IQ , a community platform for creators, found that 65% of Gen Zers prefer to stay in touch with friends over FaceTime, calling them a video-first generation...
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  • Elon Musk just got the rocket-regulation overhaul he's wanted for years, but insiders worry the changes won't solve major headaches - and may create new ones

    Elon Musk just got the rocket-regulation overhaul he's wanted for years, but insiders worry the changes won't solve major headaches - and may create new ones

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday unveiled a major overhaul of its commercial rocket-launching rules, the result of an effort to make it easier for companies like SpaceX, Blue Origin , Virgin Galactic , and others to fly missions without shorting safety.
    The new regulations - called Part 450 , or the "Streamlined Launch and Reentry Licensing Requirements" - come after years of industry complaints about duplicative, often onerous requirements. In essence, Part 450 represents the FAA's attempt to rapidly update, simplify, and combine four disparate...
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  • Nancy Zevenbergen is in the top 1% of investors over the past 5 years. She breaks down what she looks for in young companies - and shares 4 stocks she thinks could be market leaders 10 years from now

    Nancy Zevenbergen is in the top 1% of investors over the past 5 years. She breaks down what she looks for in young companies - and shares 4 stocks she thinks could be market leaders 10 years from now

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

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    One could argue there is no one better at identifying growth potential in young firms than Nancy Zevenbergen.
    It's what gets her up in the morning.
    "What gets me going everyday? Who are the next ones for the next decade? You've got these tech titans, the FAANMGs, who are doing great. But who are the next titans?" she said to Business Insider on Tuesday.
    The numbers don't lie: her performance put her in the top 1% of comparable investors over the past one-, three-, and five-year periods, according to Bloomberg data.
    Chalk that up to the fact that she was an early...
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