5 Stupid Things Entrepreneurs Should Never Say When Fundraising

Aaron Dinin, PhD
Jul 9, 2020 · 5 min read
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During nearly two decades of building venture-backed startups, I’ve had roughly a thousand investor meetings. I’m not sharing that number to brag. Instead, considering how few of those meetings turned into investments, it means I’ve screwed up a lot. To be blunt, I said lots of stupid things that prevented me from raising capital. If you’re fundraising right now, you’re probably…