Resource Highlight: Presenting to Investors

Published: May 29, 2013
Last Updated: Jun 15, 2017

Does your business or start-up idea require capital to move forward but you don’t have much experience or are not comfortable giving presentations? Don't worry, you are not alone! There are many occasions when you will be called upon to make a pitch to investors, potential partners and customers in order to promote and advance your small business and brand. As such, we have compiled a list of free resources and articles with the help of reference librarians from the David Lam Library at UBC to help you learn and prepare for your pitch!

How to Pitch to Investors

How to Create Better Presentations

Presentation Tools

It's worthwhile to note that if you want to see sample presentations to gain ideas and inspiration you can search programs like Prezi and view numerous examples (be aware - these may not be "best practice" examples). Search queries like "Advertising Pitch" and "Venture Capital Pitch" are good places to start. 

What are some skills and tools you use when making a presentation? Let us know!


PHOTO CREDIT: Podium, created by Karin Dalziel on August 18, 2011. Image made available under Attribution 2.0 Generic license. Last viewed on May 29, 2013.

PHOTO CREDIT: lecture hall, created by Kai Schreiber on July 22, 2006. Image made available under Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license. Last viewed on May 29, 2013.

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