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How Practicing Your Fundraising Pitch Could Accidentally Kill Your Startup

Yes, practice makes perfect, but only if you’re practicing in front of people who can give you valuable feedback.

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I recently got a LinkedIn message from an entrepreneur I don’t know asking if I’d be willing to listen to his fundraising pitch. That’s not unusual. I…




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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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