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To Raise a Seed Round, Here Are the 3 Questions VCs Need Answered in Your Pitch

Understanding investor needs is the best way to successfully fundraise

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As a general rule of thumb, venture capitalists expect startups to take approximately 10 years after launching to reach a successful exit. Additionally, startups that raise capital get their first institutional…

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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

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