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Early-Stage VCs Invest in Startups, Not Businesses — Make Sure You Know the Difference

If you’re struggling to raise your early rounds of capital, this could be the reason

Photo by Nikola Jovanovic on Unsplash

During one particularly memorable fundraising pitch, the venture capitalist I was meeting asked me to describe my target customer. It’s a question I felt prepared for because it’s…

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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 @ aarondinin.com