If You’re Raising Startup Money, Unlearn These Common Investor Myths

No, they don’t “throw around” money on big risks. For the most part, they’re spreadsheet-scouring risk mitigation machines

Investors are like startups but with money instead of product

Myth #1: Investors have a bunch of money to throw around

Myth #2: Investors like to take big risks.

Myth #3: They can be swayed by the fact that the only thing standing in the way of your company becoming a billion-dollar company is their money

Myth #4: They’ll be sorry if they pass on you

Myth #5: They expect some companies to fail, so why not yours?

Myth #6: If you can catch the right investor on the right day, you’re in

I’m a multi-exit, multi-failure entrepreneur. Sold ExitEvent. Building TeachingStartup.com & GetSpiffy. Former Automated Insights. More info at joeprocopio.com

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