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How Should You Tell Your Startup Team Bad News?

“I think we’re getting really close to getting funding,” I said to myself. We had just had another VC pass, but THE WAY VCs were passing seemed different to me.

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Maybe we were getting close to getting funded. More likely we weren’t.

But you’re so strung out from hearing “no” all the time that you grasp onto anything you can to give you and your team hope.




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I work with startup CEOs to help them grow their businesses . I built several businesses from $0 to >$100M. Learn more at

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