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14 Reasons to Reject a VC’s Investment

More than money, I need reliable partners to help my startup succeed

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As a 3-time founder working on startup number 4, I started thinking about the reasons I would refuse to take an investment from a venture investor.

On one hand, money is money, and my next startup will need a lot of green to scale. However, after 3 startups…

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DC Palter

DC Palter

Entrepreneur, angel investor, writer, sake snob. Editor-in-chief of Japonica, the publication for everything Japan: https://medium.com/japonica-publication.

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