Adam Healey
Apr 3, 2017 · 1 min read

Hi Brian, thanks for your kind words. Happy to share my spreadsheet, with the caveat that I don’t think it’s anything magical — just laying out what feels like a normal process from start to close. In terms of connectors, I primarily used LinkedIn to see who in my network was connected to whom — but I also have some good friends that are successful entrepreneurs and former VCs so that always helps. And your law firm should be helping with intros too — we use Cooley, so they have a great network (although I wish they had done more here). And for your last question, I always ask for an email introduction, and ideally a thoughtful one that can serve almost as an endorsement, “I think you’ll really enjoy meeting Adam” kind of thing. Turn it around and think about a time when you received an email from someone you trusted asking you to meet someone they referred — I bet you would do it every time. So it’s like that :) Hope this helps!

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