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Roger Dickey
Hunter
@rogerdickey · Founder of Gigster - We make apps!
To our friends on Product Hunt, For many founders, raising money from investors is one of the most difficult and frustrating parts of starting up. When investors pass on a startup they usually aren’t direct about their reasons because they fear alienating a founder who may go on to be successful. That means the information founders most want is the most difficult for them to get. To help solve this problem, we’ve created a fun and useful tool to help founders hone their pitch. Please meet Pitchbot. When you chat with Pitchbot it’ll tell you what you’re doing well and highlight areas where your pitch needs work. You’ll get notes on what angels and VCs are looking for, why they care about those things, and how to polish your pitch. To create the questions we spoke to and researched 23 of tech’s highest performing investors including Chris Sacca, Sam Altman, Sequoia, Jason Calacanis, and more. We also drew on our own experiences as founders who’ve raised money in the past. Pitch your startup to Pitchbot and see if you get an offer—or a pass. Use Pitchbot (not investor meetings) to iron out the kinks in your pitch and improve your chances of getting funded. We’re excited to see any feedback or questions. If you find this useful then please share with your friends and colleagues.
Carlo Almendral@carlo2nd · CEO | Data School
@rogerdickey Cool idea and it's pretty engaging! Wish there were responses that were geared towards more enterprise products and the progress bar is a little misleading but really love the transcript/summary/advice at the end!
Kevin Leneway@kleneway · CTO / Co-Founder, Haiku Deck
@rogerdickey This is super cool. Did you code it from scratch or use a bot-creation tool?
Tristan Pollock@writerpollock · EIR/Venture Partner @ 500 Startups
@rogerdickey from now on I refer all future founders who want to pitch me to my colleague and friend Sir Chatbot I
Vikrant Ramteke@vickyteke · Founder: Flutterbud.com, Totspot.me.
@rogerdickey I just tried it and it works great. How long did it take you to build this bot? What NLP platform and tech stack are you using?
Christian Thurston
Maker
@ct_oz · Co-founder
@writerpollock @rogerdickey Tristanbot?
Christian Thurston
Maker
@ct_oz · Co-founder
@vickyteke @rogerdickey Hi Vikrant, great questions, the bulk of the work took one week and then it was several weeks of polish and bug squashing.
Christian Thurston
Maker
@ct_oz · Co-founder
@kleneway @rogerdickey Hi Kevin, we built it from scratch :).
Christian Thurston
Maker
@ct_oz · Co-founder
@carlo2nd @rogerdickey Yep, enterprise has fewer rules of thumb that transcend verticals than, say, consumer. Thanks for the feedback on progress bar and we're chuffed that you enjoyed it.
Carlo Almendral@carlo2nd · CEO | Data School
@ct_oz solid use of "chuffed"
Christian Thurston
Maker
@ct_oz · Co-founder
@carlo2nd Thank you sir!
Arjun Tuli@arjun_tuli · Founder, Knowledge Maps
Simply loved it! A great product.
Christian Thurston
Maker
@ct_oz · Co-founder
@arjun_tuli Stoked to hear you enjoyed it Arjun!
Dainis Kanopa@dainiskanopa · https://middle.io
oh, so great idea! First time used a chatbot
Rory Reiff@roryreiff · Designer
Extremely well executed product. Love it!
Alfred R. Baudisch@alfredbaudisch · CEO and Founder at Fred Chabots
Really cool, it helped me think about some questions I didn't think of before! Although the result I got has a valuation way lower than we are at right now. Got: "Ok! We love your idea and would like to invest! $810k – 14% STAKE – $6.1M VALUATION"
Christian Thurston
Maker
@ct_oz · Co-founder
@alfredbaudisch Very happy to hear that. That's exactly what we hope folks we get from this.