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3 Excuses Founders Make for Why They Can’t Fundraise and What They Actually Mean

Everyone has excuses when they fail, but the best entrepreneurs know how to turn their excuses into successes

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Humans are great at making excuses when things don’t work out as they’d intended. We self-justify, blame other people, rationalize, complain, or…




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Aaron Dinin, PhD

Aaron Dinin, PhD

I teach entrepreneurship at Duke. Software Engineer. PhD in English. I write about the mistakes entrepreneurs make since I’ve made plenty. More @

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