Perhaps, you have a start-up or you are planning to launch one? This article about How to Demo Your Start-up (via: TechCrunch) might be useful for you. The article shares 10 tips on how you can successfully demo your startup and possibly get funding for your business.
Here they are:
10. Always confirm the time of your meeting/call, and always be 15 minutes early.
9. Know how to handle questions you don’t know the answer to.
8. Learn how to use this device called “phone”.
7. PowerPoint bullet slides are death.
6. Short answers are best.
5. Understand your competitive landscape–current and historical.
4. Talk about what you’ve done, not what you’re going to do.
3. Leave people wanting more.
2. The best products take less than five minutes to demo.
1. Show your product within the first 60 seconds.
Personally, I agree with most of the tips outlined above, especially tip 5, which I think is very critical since a very good knowledge of your competitive landscape would help you focus on what your competitors are not doing well, or are simply not doing at all and thus leverage on that to build your start-up.
Got any other tips to share? Tell us now…
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