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Entrepreneurs & Innovators

Do you have a potentially profitable brilliant business idea?

Make your business idea into a successful innovation.

Find out below how to reach investors and your market by creating Pitch Deck and various forms. Use our step-by-step instructions for funding in the early stage while you are working on your business idea. You will soon also find Step-by-Step instructions how to create Web-Stories…

1.

Get attention for your brilliant idea

ALTERNATIVE:

ON-THE-GO

PUBLISH IDEA ON-THE-GO

Publish your brilliant Business Idea On-The-Go at the Innovation News Hub. That is a good starting point

Create a short text that generates interest from potential investors. Don´t add any business secrets. We will carefully review your idea and display it at the Innovation News Hub and our and your own social media channels as Facebook and Instagram.

ALTERNATIVE:

PITCH DECK

CREATE A PITCH DECK

Use a Pitch Deck Business Idea template to reach further overall attention to your innovation work.

Click the button to review this Pitch Deck. Headlines in this presentation is also starting points in your business plan. The headlines are; Challenges, Solution, Market Segments, Distribution channels and Contact details. Any images in this template can be replaced.

ALTERNATIVE:

EARLY FUNDING

PITCH DECK FUNDING DETAILS

Use a Pitch Deck Funding template and get attention about your needs to fund your business idea

Click the button to review an extended Pitch Deck template. This is the template to use when you have needs to funding your idea. Headlines are; Team, Activity plan and Budget. This is also important information to cover in your final business plan.

ALTERNATIVE:

WEB STORIES

CREATE WEB STORIES

Create stunning Web Stories to boost your business ideas

Web-Stories is an excellent all-inclusive alternative tool to publish ideas to reach your target groups. Create your Web Stories in easy used pre-made templates to cover, for example; Challenges, Solution, Market Segments, Distribution channels and Contact details. You will soon find Step-by-Step instructions how to do.

2.

Use IQ Basic to measure if you are on track

IQ Basic contains a number of mindset questions that help you to get on the right track

IQ Basic gives you an opportunity to take the pulse of your business idea for the first time. IQ Basic contains a number of mindset questions that help you to get on the right track with your Business Idea and get started with an Business plan.

Answers the questions. The result indicates if there are any weak points in your initial Business plan. Most likely, you have to consider taking actions to strengthen your business idea. Especially if you’re in early-stage seek to fund further development work.

3.

It´s time to shape your awesome Business Plan

Impress on the investor with a excellent Business Plan

You´re already created a Pitch Deck Business Plan. In a next step, you start using a template to add more details to your actual Business Plan. The first three sections are same as in your Pitch Deck. And it´s now possible to save and edit further and print in PDF-format, copy and paste into a nicely designed investment proposal and finally send to an investor..

4.

Improve your Business Plan with IQ Analytics

IQ Analytics present key questions measuring your progress.

Don´t forget, constantly measure the quality of your innovation work!

It´s very important to measure the Quality of workflow when creating your business plan. Therefore, we recommend you use IQ Analytics. It is a digital form with questions that measure your progress. If you publish the development result of the business plan it can give you opportunities in your marketing and funding.

5.

Prepare an Pitch Deck to boost your Business Plan

You can re-use all five segments from your Pitch Deck Business Idea. Cut and paste, and add content to other nine segments

Make content short and concise. This step is also the beginning of formulating the content of your business plan. However let´s in this step, focus on the Pitch Deck Business Plan!

Reuse existing five sections from the Business Idea pitch

You can reuse; Challenges, Solution, Market segment, Distribution channels and Contact details

Additional sections to update

Start add details about: Customer relations, Revenues, Key Resources, Key Activities, Key Partnership, Costs, Risk analysis, Team, Activity plan, Budget and Vision

Workflow map how to use Pitch Deck templates

6.

Create your Investment Pitch Deck

Do not assume you automatically get attention for your business plan because you believe it is ingenious, that your plan speaks for itself. You should, therefore create a concise powerful Investor pitch in few text sentences or verbally, possible delivered in a time frame of 30 seconds.

Do an Self Valuation of your Business Plan in a Pitch deck format

Before you meet potential investors, you have to think carefully how much capital you can ask for, and what share of your business you are willing to trade for it. 

Do not assume that you automatically get attention for your business plan

Do not assume that you get attention for your business plan because you believe it is ingenious, that your plan speaks for itself. You should, therefore create a concise powerful Investor pitch in few text sentences or verbally, possible deliverer in a time frame of 30 seconds.

Final steps ahead!

Write a Self Valuation in step 7, and in step 8, create an Investment proposal.

7.

Start Self Valuation to prepare financing

Do you try to get financing of your Business Plan and Operations?

Have you thought about what your Business Plan and business are worth? Make an Self Valuation is necessary to be able to raise capital to fund your development. You better prepare yourself. There will very likely be a due diligence of the entire business concept.


Start reasoning about how much funding is required to put your business on its feet. Before you start meeting investors, you need to think carefully about how much capital you can ask for, and what share of your business you are willing to trade for it. Innovastart has a service to perform this analysis. The starting point is a form to fill in, a Self-valuation of the Business Plan. Note that you must have signed a membership to have access to the digital forms.

Use Self Valuation to evaluate innovation financing quality

8.

You´re ready to write your outstanding investment proposal?

Compose the Business presentation for investors

We have tools that you can use when creating comprehensive and detailed accounts of your Business plan for investors and others.

You need to prepare yourself prior to a meeting with potential investors. To offer your idea to investors, you need to create a nice business presentation. Usually, this is up to maybe 20 minutes long presentation that has to cover all aspects of the business. It should be prepared both verbal and in the text. 

Workflow mapping displays your last step – writing an Investment proposal.

EXAMPLES OF HEADLINES IN AN INVESTMENT PROPOSAL

Funding period
Required funding
Equity of offer
Expected return of investment
And more . . .

SUMMARY CREATE AND PITCH

“Here is the full list of presented useful innovation templates!

Pitch Deck templates

1. Business idea

5. Business Plan

6. Investment

Measurement templates

2. IQ Basic

4. IQ Analytics

7. Self Valuation

Business Templates

3. Business Plan

8. Investment Proposal

TIP

Facts about Patent & Trademark Protection

Resources in Innovators in Sweden-SUF

Maybe you should join SUF? Innovastart wants anyway to work together with SUF, to help create and develop business ideas.

Click the button below, and you will reach an informative review of Sweden’s inventors “Svenska uppfinnarföreningen.” The presentation includes a categorized view according to geographical areas. You will find local innovators associations in southern Sweden, followed by Småland, Western Sweden, East Sweden, Stockholm, and Norrland. The local associations are all members of the Swedish Inventors Association (SUF).

Please, contact me if you have any questions.”

Claes Norinder

claes.norinder@innovastart.se