When it comes to business presentations, Marc Sparks believes they must match a baseline of knowledge transfer. Presentations must be a brief collection of overall meaning. When the purpose is to appeal to investors, such as Venture Capitalists (VC), the right presentation can make or break your proposal, leading to easy success or hard failure, depending on your skills.
Marc Sparks knows how to build presentations for VC groups that provide maximum appeal for the business in question. He professionally advises entrepreneurs seeking funding and offers this advice to anyone. Sparks insists that all visual displays must not waste the VC’s time. They must not have extraneous graphs. The view of each slide should pop with purpose with no gilding added to the lilies. Each slide should tell a successful business story, based on real world data.
Another core principle that Sparks uses and teaches: KISS, which stands for “Keep It Simple, Stupid.” The whole presentation should be simple enough for any VC to understand. But, at the same time, it needs to grab their attention. The core concepts must be easily seen at the outset. Sparks says the presentation must not be conducted by one person, alone. VCs are usually more impressed by a group of key members that are experienced professionals, passionate about the business they are starting and act very eager for their success.
Mark Sparks is the founder and CEO of Timber Creek Capital, which has become a major investment house with consistent, smart investments. He relies on the venerable To Do list. He has developed greatly effective techniques for analyzing the whole worth of a target business.
As a leading business and finance person with more than 60 startup companies to his name, Sparks is the epitome of the veteran serial entrepreneur. He had also owned and operated an auto insurance agency, owned various restaurants, and always advise his clients in ways to grow and sustain their own businesses.