View the pitch deck below of MetaCert from founder Paul Walsh!
The deck that raised $1.2 million in seed capital
MetaCert act as security for mobile apps. In this document is their pitch deck where they specify how their mission is to provide the invisible security layer for every URL and IP address that connects devices such as business apps protecting them from cyberattacks via malicious links. MetaCert show how they have created in-app security due to the multiple problems with in-app browsing and their solution for team collaboration. Their business model is an important segment shown in their pitch deck. MetaCert also highlight below their in-app browsing competitors and how they are very limited to emphasise the importance of their work.
When content scheduling platform Buffer came to the fore in 2010, co-founders Joel Gasgoigne and Leo Widrich were anticipating the need for such an app within businesses.
The full Pitch Deck is unavailable to the public and looking at what we do have, it wouldn’t pass the gatekeeper today as it was created nearly 7 years ago! That being said, there is one slide that is particularly good that we would like to give our analysis.
With all the recent hype surrounding successful Crowdcube campaigns, it’s easy to assume that crowdfunding is the easy route to raising investment. Cut through the noise however, and you’ll find that the latest statistics consistently show that 50% of small businesses fail in the first four years. If raising funds were so straightforward, surely these figures would be drastically lower?
With AirBnB set to go public this year, it seems like now is a good time to revisit the accommodation giant’s Pitch Deck from 2008. Fast-forward a decade to 2018 and AirBnB was making over $1 billion dollars in revenue and it’s estimated that this figure will increase to $8.5billion by 2020.
Back in 2008 however, CEO Brian Chesky was projecting a much smaller figure of $200 million by 2011. Their Pitch Deck was convincing enough to raise the investment they needed, and they received over $2 billion dollars in venture funding in a combination of 7 rounds of capital.
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