past pitches for
Startups

Examples, Case Studies, and Client Reviews

Startups

Browse pitch decks tailored for startups raising capital. View example slides and success stories.

star
star
star
star
star

Keane and the STORY team did an amazing job helping us with our deck.

Keane and the STORY team did an amazing job helping us with our deck. We were really impressed by how quickly they understood our value prop and our market and were able to translate that into a deck– all in less than 2 weeks. The final product looks amazing and really tells our story. We could not be happier. Highly recommended.

star
star
star
star
star

Partnering with Story was one of the best decisions we made at Monark

Story was a game-changer for our fundraising efforts. Their expertise in crafting a compelling pitch deck was instrumental in helping us secure funding. The team's attention to detail, strategic insights, and ability to articulate our vision in a way that resonated with investors were unparalleled.

star
star
star
star
star

Keane & his team are amazing at what they do

We really loved Keane's structured & time-bound approach to preparing the deck. Keane & his team are amazing at what they do. He had some great insights about how to build our narrative and really enjoyed working with him.

Nithin Shetty, AVP Corp. Finance
Nivoda
star
star
star
star
star

I exited the 2-week period feeling more confident than ever

Keane's process at STORY is unmatched in its ability to bring founders from 0 to 100 with their Pitch Deck. I exited the 2-week period feeling more confident than ever in my ability to go out and raise for my company. Any founder out there who is looking for that coveted ignition fuel to launch their business into the stratosphere should seriously consider working with STORY to make it happen.

Adam Walchirk, CEO
Merlyn Labs
star
star
star
star
star

I am confident that our fundraising

STORY has developed a process that guarantees a positive outcome assuming that the client is all-in. Keane and his team have captured the value and market potential of Ruggshot in a powerful and compelling way. I am confident that our fundraising over the coming period will be in no small part attributable to the content, guidance and techniques that STORY delivered throughout this engagement.

Jonathan Kaye, CEO
Ruggshot
star
star
star
star
star

Simple, enjoyable and effective method

Our new pitch deck is awesome, I am delighted to have it all set and ready to go. Anyone looking to get some clarity into their story and messages should work with Keane. He has a very simple, enjoyable and effective method. Top Class!!

Brian McDermott, CEO & Co-founder
VStage
star
star
star
star
star

The process is efficient and refined

Keane did an amazing job. It was amazing to have his structure to accelerate the process. I highly recommend for someone who needs their deck to stand out. The process is efficient and refined, and brings together all of the elements needed to build an effective and visually stunning deck.

Chris Bailey, Co-Founder
Studio POD
star
star
star
star
star

I was very impressed with the quality

Keane and his team were very professional and I was very impressed with the quality of the delivered pitch deck.

Jay Trautman, PhD, Co-founder & CEO
Invenio
star
star
star
star
star

A leg up in investor conversations

Story is the epitome of professionalism and talent. Keane's process is thorough and through it, we were able to really solidify our value proposition and prioritize what investors care about most. Keane had incredibly valuable suggestions along the way that took the pitch deck to the next level. I have no doubt that working with Keane is sure to give you a leg up in your investor conversations.

Gina Waldhorn, COO
Sports Innovation Lab
star
star
star
star
star

Keane was a joy to work with

Keane was a joy to work with. He was able to quickly grasp the details of our project and boil it down into a neat and clean presentation.

Chester Davison, CEO
Bitszer
star
star
star
star
star

STORY pitch decks team provides high quality service

Keane and his team are amazing. From distilling and honing your story, to crafting and polishing the deck itself, the Story pitch decks team provides high quality service with a rapid and efficient turnaround time. I would highly recommend Keane to any startup gearing up to go out and raise capital.

Robert Bell, CEO & Co-Founder
Telo Therapeutics
star
star
star
star
star

Thank you for your great work

What we loved the most about Keane's services was how intentionally he chose every word on the pitch deck. He was able to take our story, service and extensive market research distill it down into the essential elements. It became clear what we were really pitching and made it so much more compelling. Thank you for your great work!

Folake Owodunni, CEO
Emergency Response Africa
star
star
star
star
star

Keane is a true pro

Keane is a true pro and amazing. He makes magic come out of your brain and puts a much better version of it into a deck.

John Vitti, CEO
VersusGame
star
star
star
star
star

We couldn't have made a better decision than to partner with Keane

We couldn't have made a better decision than to partner with Keane and the team at Story! From understanding our business to graphics selection to creating a concise and accurate message, Keane and his team did a remarkable job of creating a Pitch Deck for our Seed Round. I highly recommend Story.

Shawn D. Smith, CEO
1 True Health, Inc.
star
star
star
star
star

I am exceptionally happy with the deck

I am exceptionally happy with the deck that Keane put together. Keane doesn’t just make a pretty picture, he provides thoughtful feedback to help fine-tune a concept and craft a compelling narrative around it.

Akiva Wagner, CEO and Co-founder
Macrobox
star
star
star
star
star

The pitch deck was well thought out and produced

The pitch deck was well thought out and produced. STORY took the time to understand the need and structured the presentation accordingly.

William Tooley, President and CEO
Enviro Farm Systems Inc.
star
star
star
star
star

What an incredible process and outcome

What an incredible process and outcome! Keane nailed the key messages and delivered a beautifully presented pitch deck with speed and efficiency. His process is flawless and very easy for time-poor founders to manage. Highly recommended.

Alexandra Ormerod, Mg. Dir.
Luxico
star
star
star
star
star

The pitch is very clear and consistent.

The process is very easy to follow and straightforward and the quick turnaround on a daily basis allow us to adjust quickly. Yes, I recommend this for sure!!

Cristian Chavez, Co-founder & CEO
Ideum
star
star
star
star
star

This is the expert you are looking for

This is the expert you are looking for! Developing the deck with Keane was our second attempt to develop it after the first attempt was made "in-house." I am thrilled to say that we will not use the "third time's the charm" idiom because Keane absolutely nailed it!

Marko Pavlović, COO
eVAT
star
star
star
star
star

The entire process from start to finish was a pleasure

The entire process from start to finish was a pleasure. Keane has a process for everything and I knew exactly what was expected of me at every step of the way. It's clear and concise, beautifully designed and the results are even better than we expected! My whole team is stoked. Thanks for being awesome!

Rebecca Kirstein Resch, CEO
inqli
star
star
star
star
star

Keane was great to work with

Keane was great to work with. Professional, smart, and has a talent for distilling your company and vision into a 15 slide deck. It's a rare skill and he has it. Highly recommended.

Brian Maxwell, Founder
Go Local
star
star
star
star
star

We definitely plan to work with the STORY team again

The STORY team worked efficiently in developing an amazing pitch deck that articulated our story effectively. I really appreciated the daily syncs that allowed us to accelerate the feedback loop and meet our deliverables on time. I highly recommend the team not only for their graphic design work, but also for their strategic insights. We definitely plan to work with the STORY team again.

Rob Collier
Collectively
star
star
star
star
star

The product is incredibly professional

As an M&A Corporate Advisor, I work on many transactions each year and I have no doubt that Keane's service can add value to many of them - the product is incredibly professional, and Keane's working style and strategic acumen also add real value to the process. I will be engaging with Keane again in the future for sure

Al Elliott, Director
Luxico
star
star
star
star
star

Loved the deck

Loved the deck. Any startup or company that's seeking capital should give Keane & Co a call.

Sean O'Reilly, CEO
New Columbia Capital
star
star
star
star
star

If you are in need of pitch deck I would search no further.

If you are in need of pitch deck I would search no further. I met with five different companies and decided to work with Keane. He is direct, knowledgable, engaging, and somehow still very good at not wasting your time. Keane and his team took all of our information and put it into a presentation that truly represents our brand as if I made it myself.

Zachary Greatting, Co-Founder & CEO
Nosh Foods
star
star
star
star
star

STORY Provided outstanding service!

Extremely satisfied with the care and detail put into the development of our pitch deck. Story provided outstanding service! We will definitely be using this company again in the future.

Sylvia Roulhac, CEO
Carevan
star
star
star
star
star

I highly recommend Keane and his services

We're extremely happy with the design and content laid out in our new pitch deck. I highly recommend Keane and his services to anyone who is struggling with conceptualizing and implementing a clear, concise, and effective pitch deck as well as finding the time to do so.

Mike Bittner, CEO
Pipio
star
star
star
star
star

We love the design and story told

It is great! We love the design and story told. The focus on narrative, flow, and positioning was really well done. Companies that are short on design time and require storytelling assistance in short periods would benefit from STORY. I have already recommended STORY to a number of people. Great work, keep it up!

Cole Orobetz, CEO
Alpha Foods
star
star
star
star
star

Worth every cent

Such a streamlined process produced an exceptionally high-quality pitch deck. Keane helped us create a story with enticing facts about our product, the industry, and our future. We now are able to prioritize the stats that matter most to investors in a visually stunning way. Worth every cent. I look forward to working with Keane in the future!

Jared Famenko, Founder
iKnowa
star
star
star
star
star

We signed a term sheet 12 days after STORY finished our Series-B deck

Keane and the STORY team have crafted two pitch decks for Nivoda, each one leading to a successful raise. With their help, we raised an $11M Series A round in 2022, and this year we signed a term sheet 12 days after STORY finished our Series-B deck. What we were particularly impressed by is the team’s ability to really understand our business model in a very short amount of time. Highly recommend.

Bas Lustenhouwer, CFO
Nivoda
star
star
star
star
star

The process is so fast and dialed

Working with Keane and his team at STORY has been incredible. The process is so fast and dialed and we created a pitch deck that is 1000X better than what we have come up with on our own in the past. I would recommend that anyone who is raising money should use STORY to build out their deck and 1 pager. Thanks again Keane and team!

Jay Davis, Founder & CEO
Pillow Cube
star
star
star
star
star

Great job telling our story

Keane and his team did a great job telling our story and putting a well-designed deck together in a short time frame. I would recommend them for getting a pitch deck done.

Kristi Otto, CMO & Founder
vClick3D
star
star
star
star
star

Keane gets it DONE! And more importantly, done well

Keane gets it DONE! And more importantly, done well. What he accomplished in 2 weeks would have taken us a month and the result still wouldn't be as good. So worth the money! Keane is incredibly efficient and does an excellent job understanding your business and your goals.

Adrian Sasine, CMO & Co-Founder
Nolodex
star
star
star
star
star

Keane and his team truly raised my pitch deck to a whole other level.

At first, I wasn't sure whether I needed to hire a freelancer to help me with my pitch deck since I already had my own version. However, Keane and his team truly raised my pitch deck to a whole other level. To anyone debating whether this is a necessary investment, I could not encourage it more.

Zack Doherty, Founder
TrueVote
star
star
star
star
star

Above and beyond, that's my summary of STORY pitch decks

Above and beyond, that's my summary of Story pitch decks. Checked out a couple of other services before deciding on Keane and his team. The deck was finished a few days earlier than the deadline, and it was above my expectations. I feel very confident shopping around our new boosted pitch deck to investors. Thanks, Keane!

Bjorn Niclas, Founder
Rocki
star
star
star
star
star

Working with Keane was easily one of the best investments we have made

Working with Keane and his phenomenal team was easily one of the best investments we have made for the future of our digital health practice. The Story team was knowledgeable, professional, well organized, and cared about our project as if it were their very own. We highly recommend this team to anyone who is serious about getting their ideas, products, and/or services before investors.

Otavio McKenzie, CEO & Co-founder
Remedy Well Health
star
star
star
star
star

Our financing round was oversubscribed in large part to Keane and his work

Keane was extremely professional and pleasant to work with. If you are having trouble getting your deck past the finish line or wanting more confidence around the story then Keane and his team are definitely the people to work with. Our financing round was oversubscribed in large part to Keane and his work, thank you!

Max Cunningham, CEO
Sesh
star
star
star
star
star

Keane and the STORY team did an amazing job helping us with our deck.

Keane and the STORY team did an amazing job helping us with our deck. We were really impressed by how quickly they understood our value prop and our market and were able to translate that into a deck– all in less than 2 weeks. The final product looks amazing and really tells our story. We could not be happier. Highly recommended.

Bas Lustenhouwer, CFO
Nivoda
star
star
star
star
star

Startups should work with Keane

The process was easy. Keane really understood our needs and worked with us to clear up the pitch. The design and graphics were superb.

Doug Crawford, PhD, CEO
Epiodyne
star
star
star
star
star

We'd definitely recommend STORY

We walked into this project with what we felt like was a pretty good deck, but needed the expertise that Keane and his team brought to really make it shine, and they did just that while also able to bring to surface the key points that sometimes as founders you can talk in circles around. We'd definitely recommend STORY to any founder friends!

Joseph West, Co-founder
Studio POD
star
star
star
star
star

It's worth the investment to work with a pro

It was a pleasure to work with Keane on our pre-seed fundraise deck. Our deck looks sleek, to the point and communicates the important information. If you are looking to raise venture capital funding and want to create a document that can capture attention and convey the right message, it's worth the investment to work with a pro.

Sena Zorlu, CEO
Piku Games
star
star
star
star
star

What a great job

What a great job! Took a highly complex topic and narrowed our message down to a point of focus. He has a process for getting to what’s important to get across in a presentation and we have already started our next project with him.

Bill Kimberlin, CEO and Co-Founder
Reveal Networks
star
star
star
star
star

Keane has an ability to see through the noise to get to the important keys.

Keane has an ability to see through the noise to get to the important keys.

Susie Tomenchok, Co-founder
Pagedip
star
star
star
star
star

So glad we found Keane and STORY pitch decks

Wow! So glad we found Keane and STORY pitch decks. We built our first pitch deck ourselves and blasted it out to VCs. We had a few nibbles but knew we needed to improve the overall quality of our pitch deck if we were to secure meaningful meetings. Keane and his team did an incredible job of capturing our story and unique value proposition and processing it all into a clean and clear pitch deck.

Adam Stave, Founder
Swishbx
star
star
star
star
star

A thought partner in helping you refine your concept and messaging

Keane is that rare bird that is capable of so much more than just pretty visuals. He is a true thought partner in helping you refine your concept and messaging, and his insight is really invaluable. I’d recommend him to anyone looking to knock the socks off of their audience or investor group.

Jake Counne, CEO and Co-founder
Wilder Fields
star
star
star
star
star

Wouldn't want to work with anyone else

Keane and his team were fantastic. They educated us on the pitching process, helped us hone in on missing messaging pillars and push the boundaries, and they gave life to our brand styling. We wouldn't want to work with anyone else.

Arben Istrefi, COO
Cydeo
star
star
star
star
star

The end result is a pitch deck we are proud to share.

Keane and the STORY team did a great job understanding out business and market segment, and helped us clarify our message to potential investors and to ourselves. The process of working with STORY was seamless and a pleasure. The end result is a pitch deck we are proud to share, as well as a clarity around our company and direction that we didn't have at the outset.

Tara Cheever
LitSoftware
star
star
star
star
star

I feel significantly more prepared and confident

Keane and his team run an incredible and valuable process. I saw a night and day transformation in how we articulated our business and vision, which yielded immediate results even before the deck was completed. I feel significantly more prepared and confident to engage with leading investors on our business idea as a direct result of Keane's work.

Kris Sandor, Co-founder & CEO
Readyly
star
star
star
star
star

We love our new pitch deck!

Keane and the team not only helped us create a much better pitch deck, but they also helped us make some important decisions that make us a better company. We love our new pitch deck and we're sure our Seed investors will too. If you're not sure you are ready to draft your start-up story, then Story Pitch Decks is for you. They'll make you ready.

Tony Crivelli, CEO
Fluenccy
star
star
star
star
star

There's no way I could've created a deck like this on my own

There's no way I could've created a deck like this on my own. The STORY process enabled me to get my vision + plan into a format that works. I'd absolutely utilize STORY again and feel any entrepreneur seeking funding or business seeking a brand deck would benefit hugely from working with Keane + STORY

Greg Scheinman
Midlife Male
star
star
star
star
star

Was super impressed with the outcome of our deck

Was super impressed with the outcome of our deck after working with Keane. The overall design turned out great and we have a super clean, straight-to-the-point deck now.

Seb Jacob, CEO
Faber Connect
star
star
star
star
star

Great Experience working with Keane and STORY

Great Experience working with Keane and Story. Being able to have Keane distill out what is important versus less important was super invaluable. I would recommend Story to anyone starting a business that needs a pitch deck... even if you don't need it immediately, it can help organize your value proposition and help you describe to others who and what you are. THANKS STORY!!!!

Mat Glassman, CEO and Co-Founder
Dr. Cuddles
star
star
star
star
star

The final pitch deck exceeded our expectations

The 2-week process was clearly described and there was an option for a 3-week process. Keane was very patient with our way of thinking and working; was respectful of our ideas and feedback; and provided excellent advice and counsel. The final pitch deck and one pager exceeded our expectations and looks professional and exciting. I would recommend Story Pitch Decks.

Georgia Keresty PhD, MPH, COO
Volnay
star
star
star
star
star

The collab process is the best!

I really enjoyed my time learning about how to really understand and speak about my business. This process is amazing and I learn so much about my business that I did not know before. With Keane and his team's help it put us in a position to really grow the business effectively

Stephen Hargett, CEO & Co-founder
star
star
star
star
star

Keane also really understood our vision

Keane's resulting pitch deck was much better than anything we could have put together ourselves. Also, he was adept at helping us frame our story in a simple and impactful way, which we were struggling with. Keane also really understood our vision--from the visual impact to the goal of our startup.

Adela Timmons, Ph.D. & CEO
Colliga
star
star
star
star
star

Delivered a great quality product right on time

It was great to work with the team at STORY. They were professional and delivered a great quality product right on time. Would definitely go back to Keane & team again.

Alex Lambert, CEO
Gentroo
star
star
star
star
star

I highly recommend Keane

My entire team has benefited from his simple storytelling effort captured in our pitch deck. Every company has a story to tell. Every product and/or service has a story to tell. It takes a special team to help extract that story and create simple words and graphics around it. This is why I highly recommend Keane and his team!

Chris Anthony
TeamWorx Security
star
star
star
star
star

The results were astonishing

Keane and his team have nailed down the Pitch Deck creation process. The experience was very positive, went swiftly, and the results were astonishing. He helped us flesh out a great positioning narrative and sometimes even jumped ahead of us and suggested superior ways to market our product. I'd definitively recommend working with StoryPitchDecks, and I hope to do so again!

Étienne Thouin, Founder and CTO
AppifySQL
star
star
star
star
star

Any company could benefit from Keane Angle

If you use this Story you will have a working, polished pitch deck within 2 weeks... Overall, I was really satisfied with how quickly and concisely Story compiled a strong pitch deck for my start up. I think any company could benefit from Keane Angle's cross-industry knowledge and how investors might look and feel when they are wanting to hear your pitch deck.

Laura LeMond, CEO
Trovi
star
star
star
star
star

Amazing results

I came to Keane not because I was inexperienced in fundraising, but because I had a very difficult company to pitch. Keane is the real deal. Everything from his process to business intelligence is the best I've seen and an amazing designer to boot. I doubt you'll find this level of a trifecta anywhere else. Amazing results. I true case of you get what you pay for. Wholeheartedly recommend.

Chris Prendergast, CEO
Jamstack.io
star
star
star
star
star

We have come away with a great deck and a clear message.

I have worked with a lot of consultants over the years but working with Keane was one of the best experiences. He is efficient, meets deadlines, and can craft a story that I was finding difficult to articulate in parts. We have come away with a great deck and a clear message. Thank you, Keane!

Tom Ormerod, Co-founder
Luxico
star
star
star
star
star

I was impressed

Working with Keane and his team on our deck accelerated the timeline for being ready for discussions with potential investors. I was impressed at his ability to quickly dive into our market and developing the communication of our positioning within that market.

Josh Malate, COO
Athennian

Join the hundreds of companies who have worked with Story to raise funding.

Get Started