Pitching & presentations
For some great tips for your pitch, learn from the best in the business:
"Going to Raise VC? Here's a Primer on Process, People, and Powerpoint Deck" by Mark Suster [video]
"Raising Venture Capital" by Mark Suster
"10 Tips for the Perfect Investment Pitch" by Dave McClure
"Madlibs for Pitches: How to Perfect the One-Sentence Pitch" by Adeo Ressi [video]
"Learn from the Best: Founder Showcase Winning Pitch Videos" by the Founder Institute
"Lessons Learned: A New Type of VC Pitch" by Steve Blank
"Pitch Yourself, Not Your Idea" by Chris Dixon
A Look at Mint.com's Pre-Launch Pitch Deck, by Mint.com
"The 10/20/30 Powerpoint Rule" by Guy Kawasaki
List of UK accelerators
Wayra. London (May 2012)
Bethnal Green. London.
Accelerator Academy. London.
Rockstart Accelerator. (coming soon to London)
Springboard. Cambridge and London.
Ignite 100. North East.
Oxygen Accelerator. Birmingham.
Beta Foundry. Oxford University.
Start VI. Northern Ireland.
Entrepreneurial Spark. Scotland.
BBC Labs. London.
Co-Working Spaces in London
Third Door (with a nursery)
Search for reviews on WorkSnug
Map of all co-working, accelerator and incubators
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Capitalisation Table Example. Video and Download.
Legal Agreement Templates
Please note as with all legal agreements you should seek professional legal advice. Some of these documents may have a US law bias.
Some legal template examples including a Common Stock Purchase Agreement. Essential before you even write a line of code!
Another open sourced Founders Equity Agreement from Docracy.
A checklist of essential items for startup founders
Orrick LLP have a library of open sourced legal forms.
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