SVIF Elements of your Pitch


These topics are not required but suggested topics based on investment expectations.

  1. Indicate which panel you seek to pitch. You must choose one category since we have separate panels:(1) Funding to pitch investors OR  (2) Distribution Partners or Clients to pitch partners
  2. Company name and website; and category you fall into based on tracks listed at right column.
    Company address
  3. Contact person name, title, phone and email and second person in charge.
  4. Funding Stage:
    Founders, Number of Employee, and Management Team Bios
    A full time passionate and committed management team that has invested their own capital in addition to their career opportunity cost. While it is not expected that the company have a complete management team, the current team should
    have minimum of two individuals.
    Additionally, the assembled team should identify which members they are missing and be prepared to discuss identified candidates
  5. Company Formation Date
  6. Proposed Presenter
  7. Complete Description of Product or Service and Business Model
  8. Identification of business model and description of how the company makes money.
  9. Market Potential and Benefits to Industry:
    A large addressable market and clearly stated pain/problem for this market.
    Give evidence of customer demand through active sales prospecting and funnel management, purchase orders, letters of intent, letters of commitment, or actual shipped/invoiced sales supported by market research.
  10. Benefits to Industry:
    Where Product Fits In with Existing Market
  11. Partners or Customers:
    A contract, agreement, relationship, joint venture, partnership or capacity to manufacturer or distribute the product or service.
  12. Key Investors, Amounts Funded, Current Funding Status and Amount Sought, Summary of status of Proforma financial statements
  13. Potential Competitors:
    Competitor Analysis and documentation of competitive differentiators. Please do not say you don’t have any; every company has some form of competition.
  14. Exit Strategy:
    A defined exit strategy/return for the Angel Fund including but not limited to share repurchase, rents, dividend, principal and interest payments, merger/acquisition or IPO.
  15. If you won any awards or recognition at past startup competitions, venture forums, or received positive press coverage, please mention the award name and date, or include links to news articles