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How to Know If a VC Is Interested in Investing in Your Startup

Interpreting investor interest isn’t alway easy, and there’s a good reason why

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“I just had a great meeting with a VC,” a founder was telling me. “He said he’s meeting with his partners later this week and would discuss our company. What are the next steps for fundraising? Do they give us their term sheet…




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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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