Hello Entrepreneurs. It’s time to raise some money to fuel your vision!
So you have an excellent startup idea or even better, have built an MVP for the same. Now you want to raise some funds to make it a success.
All, you have to do is create a compelling pitch deck.
A pitch deck is a critical fundraising tool, whether you want to raise $50,000 or $50 million.
“Well, creating a fund worthy pitch deck can be a daunting task.”
You need to get so many things right, from the visual aspects to the narrative you want to convey to your possible investors.
As a startup technology development partner, we want to assist you in this important step towards building a successful venture.
What we have shared below is a curated list of the best startup pitch deck examples with a special focus on successful on-demand startups. We hope that it provides you with the right references in building your own million-dollar pitch deck.
Airbnb Pitch Deck
Airbnb is an online marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodations around the world and one of the greatest startup success stories of our time. It’s is not a surprise that their pitch deck is one of the most searched startup pitch deck examples till date. Short and to the point, Airbnb’s pitch deck has a lot going for it. The simplicity and flow of information is spot on and any new startup can draw a lot of inspiration from it while creating their own elevator pitch.
Founders Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk
Total funding raised so far $4.4B
Top Investors Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and others
Uber Pitch Deck
This list of on-demand startup pitch decks would be incomplete without the mention of the ride-hailing giant, Uber. Have a look at their pitch deck that laid the foundation of their immense success today.
Founders Garrett Camp, Oscar Salazar, Travis Kalanick
Total funding raised so far $22.2B
Top Investors Softbank, Toyota Motor Corporation, Tencent Holdings, and others
In Depth: Uber’s Business Model Explained
Lyft Pitch Deck
Lyft is an on-demand transportation company similar to Uber. It was launched in 2012 by John Zimmer and Logan Green as an extension of Zimride, that focused on long distance transportation. Currently, Lyft is one of the most popular ride-hailing apps in the U.S. along with Uber. Here’s the pitch deck that started it all.
Founders John Zimmer, Logan Green
Total funding raised so far $4.9B
Top Investors Senator Investment Group, Fidelity Management, and Research Company and others
WeWork Pitch Deck
Founded in 2010, WeWork provides shared workspaces on-demand for entrepreneurs, startups, and communities. They raised a whopping $335 million in Series D funding using this pitch deck. Check it out below.
Founders Adam Neumann, Miguel McKelvey
Total funding raised so far $9.1B
Top Investors SoftBank, China Oceanwide, Legend Holdings, and others
Doft Pitch Deck
Doft is one of the notable on-demand truck & freight matching platforms. Check out their investor pitch deck here.
Founders Aliya Salakhova, Dmitri Fedorchenko, Sergey Zaturanov
Total funding raised so far $630K
Top Investors Eugene Pozdnikov, Mikalai Martsul, and others
Youtube Pitch Deck
Youtube is the king of on-demand video content and one of the biggest startup success stories of our times. Check out their pitch deck presented to Sequoia Capital which was released in a legal proceeding.
Founders Chad Hurley, Eric Skaggs, Jawed Karim, Martin Pauer, Steve Chen
LawnStarter Pitch Deck
LawnStarter is an on-demand lawn care services platform that wants to take the pain out of ordering lawn care. Here is the pitch deck their founders used to raise the angel round of funding.
Founders Jonas Weigert, Ryan Farley, Steve Corcoran
Total funding raised so far $7.2 M
Top Investors Binary Capital, Gary Vaynerchuk, and others
Getaround Pitch Deck
Getaround is a peer-to-peer car sharing and local car rental platform that allows drivers to rent cars from private car owners, and owners to rent out their cars and get paid. Here’s their video presentation from the TechCrunch Disrupt NYC in 2011.
Founders Elliot Kroo, Jessica Scorpio, Sam Zaid
Total funding raised so far $403M
Top Investors Softbank, Toyota Motor Corporation, Triangle Peak Partners, and others
Zocdoc Pitch Deck
Zocdoc is an online medical appointment booking app platform based out in New York City. It was launched at TechCrunch40 conference in 2007. Check out their video presentation below.
Founders Cyrus Massoumi, Nick Ganju, Oliver Kharraz
Total funding raised so far $223M
Top Investors Founders Fund, Baillie Gifford, Khosla Ventures, and others
Deliveroo Pitch Deck
Deliveroo is one of the top food delivery startups globally based in London, U.K. Check out the presentation given by William Shu, Co-Founder & CEO of Deliveroo at the NOAH 2015.
Founders Greg Orlowski, William Shu
Total funding raised so far $859.6M
Top Investors Fidelity Management and Research Company, DST Global, Index Ventures, and others
Flowtab Pitch Deck
Flowtab is a mobile ordering, payments and loyalty platform for bars and nightclubs. Unfortunately, the company shut down operation just 2 years after the release. Still, their pitch deck is a good reference for upcoming and startups. Check it out here.
Founders Mike Townsend
Mattermark Pitch Deck
Mattermark is like the “Google for business people” that helps investors to access business information about companies they want to work with on-demand. Here’s there final Series A deck.
Founders Andy Sparks, Danielle Morrill, Kevin Morrill
Total funding raised so far $17.2M
Top Investors Switch Ventures, Foundry Group, Sherpa Capital, and others
Crew Pitch Deck
Crew (formerly Ooomf) is the world’s first marketplace where curated talent is matched with vetted prospects. It got acquired by Dribble, an online community for designers, in 2017. Check out the pitch deck that helped them raise $10M in Series A funding round.
Founders Angus Woodman, Luke Chesser, Mikael Cho, Stephanie Liverani
Total funding raised so far $9.9M
Top Investors iNovia Capital, ZenStone Venture Capital, Accomplice, and others
Mandaê Pitch Deck
Mandaê is termed as the “UPS without the trucks” of Brazil. Their mission is to reinvent parcel logistics for SMBs by leveraging a digital platform. Here’s Mandaê’s startup pitch deck that helped them raise $200k in Brazil.
Founders Karim Hardane, Marcelo Fujimotoi
Total funding raised so far $11.3M
Top Investors Tekton Ventures, FJ Labs, Performa Investimentos, and others.
Fittr Pitch Deck
Fittr generates customized workout plans based on a person’s fitness goals, equipment availability, time availability, and exercise preferences. Here’s their pitch deck.
Founders Kiki Schirr, Nolan Perkins, Tyler Perkins
Total funding raised so far Not disclosed
Top Investors Tampa Bay Wave
Reflect Pitch Deck
Reflect is a mental health platform that makes it easy to find a professional therapist nearby by leveraging data-driven matching algorithms. You can find their pitch deck below.
Founders Jonathan TranPham
Total funding raised so far Data not available
Top Investors Data not available
Atexto Pitch Deck
Atexto is the humans on-demand platform to train AI for speech recognition. They help companies improve their machine learning models for speech recognition. You can find their pitch deck below.
Founders Brenda Mana Pastrian, Esteban Gorupicz
Total funding raised so far $105K
Top Investors Start-Up Chile, 500 Startups, and others
Chewse (pronounced “choose”) Pitch Deck
Chewse delivers family style meals from local restaurants to offices. This is the pitch deck Chewse used to raise funding from angel investors.
Founders Jeff Schenck, Tracy Lawrence
Total funding raised so far $14.9M
Top Investors Upslope Ventures, Telegraph Hill Capital, 500 Startups, and others
Kejahunt Pitch Deck
Kejahunt is an online property listing platform in Kenya that wants to deliver a house-searching experience that is easy, credible and convenient. This is the pitch deck Kejahunt used to raise their seed fund.
Founders Joshua Mutua
Total funding raised so far Data not available
Top Investors NaiLab
Puptimize Pitch Deck
Puptimize is an on-demand dog training app that makes it easy to be a great dog owner by offering free custom training, expert-recommended products and trusted information. Here’s the pitch deck they used to raise their seed round.
Founders Rob Steinberg and D.J. Todd
Vettery Pitch Deck
Vettery is an online marketplace to connect top employers with tech, sales, and finance talent. Check out the pitch deck they used to raise their Series A funding.
Founders Adam Goldstein, Brett Adcock
Total funding raised so far $11.9M
Top Investors Greycroft, Lightbank, and others
Fynd Pitch Deck
Fynd is India’s largest Fashion O2O company with real-time inventory access to over 8.5k+ stores. Check out the pitch deck they used to raise $500k in Series A funding.
Founders Farooq Adam, Harsh Shah, Sreeraman Mohan Girija
Total funding raised so far $7.3M
Top Investors Google, Axis Capital Partners, Kae Capital, and others
It’s Time to Create Your Own Pitch Deck
When it comes to building a successful startup, your pitch deck plays a pivotal role. For that reason, creating one that’s effective, compelling and memorable can become overwhelming.
We hope that by drawing inspiration from the awesome pitch deck examples we have shared above, you can come up with something that’s just as attention-worthy as your startup.
Good Luck! 🙂
Nitin Lahoti is the Co-Founder and Director at Mobisoft Infotech. He has 12+ years of experience in Design, Business Development and Startups. His expertise is in Product Ideation, UX/UI design, Startup consulting and mentoring. He prefers business readings and loves traveling. Follow him @nitinlahoti