Get Backed: Craft your Story, Build the Perfect Pitch Deck, and Launch the Venture of your Dreams by Evan Baehr & Evan Loomis
While Evan Baehr and Evan Loomis’ ‘Get Backed: Craft your Story, Build the Perfect Pitch Deck, and Launch the Venture of your Dreams’ can be perceived as a handbook for startup fundraising, the information it offers is much more than the title gives itself credit for. ‘Get Backed’ is a perfect reference and guide for those who want to pursue an idea and create a network that would help it launch off the ground. This book itself features the authors and entrepreneurs, Evan Loomis and Evan Baehr, stories with fifteen real-life examples of fifteen ventures that managed to amass over $150 million. In addition, this book will help aspiring entrepreneurs to create a pitch deck that can initiate and build relationships from investors to potential cofounders. A well-written and illustrated guide that is sure to provide the tools necessary to get funded for your idea and turn it into a reality.
About the Author
Evan Baehr and Evan Loomis are writers and entrepreneurs who have amassed over $45 million to kick start their projects and ideas. Included in their list of ventures, both Baehr and Loomis managed to fund and start AngelList, which is the second-largest fundraising platform in the world.
Furthermore, Evan Baehr is the cofounder of a tech company called Able, which has committed itself to support small businesses around the United States with low-interest loans.
Evan Loomis has always had a soft spot for helping startups get on its feet. If he isn’t helping a small business financially, he is also working as a mentor for entrepreneurship programs such as Techstars and Praxis. Loomis himself is a founder of Tradecraft, a venture fund for high growth businesses, and is the head of Corporate Strategy at Corinthian Health Services.
Table of Contents
- Create Your Pitch
- The Birth of the Pitch Deck
- The Building Blocks of a Pitch Deck
- Actual Pitch Decks
- Pitching Excercises
- Get Backed
- A Primer on Startup Financing
- Overview of Funding Sources
- About the Authors