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Remove This One Slide from Your Pitch Deck to Stop Scaring Away Investors

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Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be a venture capitalist? If you’re a fundraising entrepreneur and you haven’t thought about it, it’s time to start. Not because you’re jealous of VCs, and not because you want to become a VC. You should wonder what it’s like to be a venture capitalist because it’ll help you understand how VCs make their investment decisions…




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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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