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Greater Elevator

How to make a better first impression with a simple 3-part formula, and how to modify your pitch if you are talking to corporate VCs

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A typical VC deal flow process — investors review thousands of deals per year and make only a few investments
Yes, it’s like dating — so be yourself

1) What Do You Do?

Schoolhouse Rock provides a great reminder of how “action words” work

2) Why Should I Care?

3) Why Will You Win?

4) How Can We Help Each Other?

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Scott Lenet

Founder of Touchdown Ventures & DFJ Frontier, USC & UCLA adjunct professor, father of twins, Philly sports Phan, Forbes & TechCrunch contributor