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Anonymous

November 1st, 2015

Angel Investors and VCs ask all kinds of questions. As a founder or a CEO what makes sense not to tell this types of investors and for what reason? Is... More

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Stephanie Pia Corporate Marketing at South Mill Mushroom Sales / Kaolin Mushroom Farms

September 1st, 2016

Many VCs find it a turn off when you hit them with an NDA. I wonder if they are a waste of time during the initial phases of fundraising. More

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Shubham Shukla Engineer at KCG Holdings, Inc.

February 23rd, 2015

We are a pre-revenue start-up and are actively seeking investments to take our prototype to the next level. From my research, I hear that VCs expect... More

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John Anderson

December 10th, 2013

I've seen a few companies willing to invest somewhere in the neighborhood of 150k for a stake in the company. This would provide... More

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Anonymous

August 17th, 2015

Hi, all. We're a startup using machine learning to improve a particular space in e-commerce. We have a VC who seems genuinely interested in... More

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Ryan Weldon Founder/CEO at Breakable

June 6th, 2016

I'm advising a friend who is raising a seed round and she just found out she is expecting.  Her current plan is not to tell potential investors.  I've... More

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Anonymous

August 3rd, 2015

I saw the question about investors to stay away from and it got me thinking, who are the investors that are female-friendly? Not looking for any negative... More

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Anonymous

March 12th, 2015

Recently I was told by an Entrepreneur / VC / EC that he wouldn't sign our NDA, after our discussion regarding products, services... More

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Zac Kline

October 14th, 2014

Does anyone have a solid example of a VC deck for a sales raise that you are willing to share?

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Stan SF Manager

February 5th, 2014

Hello all,I was presented with an opportunity to present our product/pitch to a few VCs/investors around May.  In preparation for this - I'd like... More

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