Daniel Nwosuh, co-founder of Ghosted Ventures, focuses on funding diverse founders and providing opportunities for those who have been overlooked (dare we say “ghosted”) for far too long.


Exporting your deck to PNG’s is quite simple!

Step One:

Open your investor deck in PPT format

Step Two:

Click “File” > “Export”


Hello everyone,

Below is the second Patch release for Outpost on new features and updates. As we continue to make updates, we’ll add them to this Medium channel, so feel free to subscribe.

Billboards:

  • Some badges were showing up pixilated
  • Added “Bridge” round, with a new Billboard icon
  • A bug where if you enter your “Round Size” and then “Amount Committed”, the Billboard scrubs the data correctly, but if you go back and change your “Round Size”, the Billboard did not update this information properly.
  • Added tooltips to the Build Billboard section

Outposts:

  • We completely revamped the onboarding for building…

Below are a list of FAQ’s pertaining to Outpost. The list will be updated regularly.

In this FAQ, I cover:

  • Outpost
  • Billboard

Outpost:

Q: What is an Outpost?

A: An Outpost is a truncated pitch deck. The slides are standardized so an investor can go through more efficiently to decide whether or not they want to talk to that startup.

Q: Who has the ability to see my Outpost?

A: The only person that can see your Outpost is the investor you send it to. Otherwise, no one else has the ability to view your Outpost.

Q: Why only 7 slides…


Hello everyone,

Below is the first Patch release for Outpost on new features and updates. As we continue to make updates, we’ll add them to this Medium channel, so feel free to subscribe.

Billboards:

  • Added tool tips for badges on the billboard
  • The text changes from black / white dependent the billboard color
  • For an investor, if the founder does not enter a number for ‘lifetime raised’, it should show up as “$0" rather than “XXX”

Credit System:

  • An alert should go out to the user when they are out of credits
  • The user should be able to request more credits which opens a dialogue chat

For feature requests, send me a line at: finn@sendoutpost.com and I will be sure to get back to you!

Mr. Finn


If you are trying to get in touch for help, support or general questions, there are number of ways to do so!

First: Use the little chat box in the bottom right. Typically, I will be on there to answer questions immediately. If I am offline, I will get a notification and get back to you.

Second: You can shoot me a mail!

Third: We are available on Twitter!

-Mr. Finn


To create an Outpost, you must upload your slides for each category.

Below is a tutorial on how to upload PNG’s to your Outpost:

As you can see below, it is a pitch deck in PPT.


Congrats! You’re at the first step of creating your Outpost.

What is an Outpost?

An Outpost is essentially a truncated pitch deck that you would normally send to an investor. Your Outpost will contain 7 slides that the investor will review to determine whether or not they would like to talk to you.

Let’s Review the Slides

Cover:

The cover slide contains your company logo and tagline. To add, simply upload your logo. If your logo seems way too big when it uploads, simply hover over the area to zoom out. Next, size and place the crop box over your logo for the perfect fit.

Outpost

Hi there, I am Mr. Finn, the Concierge, at Outpost. Periodically, I will provide tips and tricks on the best ways to use Outpost!

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