Right on! If the investor has done their job and they know what they are doing (how many call themselves VC’s but really aren’t), then research and understanding of the potential investment will determine if it’s worthy or not. Yes, we do put everything we have on the line — years of our life, physical and mental health, financial security, and family and friends — to bring our vision to reality. If as an investor you just consider me a bet, move on. It’s not going to work.