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What happens when VCs don't want you

What happens when VCs don't want you | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it

Matt Cooper is not your typical founder. He dropped out of high school when he was sixteen and joined the circus life. He started juggling at parties and festivals to make money.

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Start up, bootstrap your company, have business, make money. Fancy attracting VCs, that still might not happen.

Here is a look at Addroid's example. And a reminder you can still live without VCs too.

 

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Talking to angels and VCs? Get to 'no' as fast as you can

Talking to angels and VCs? Get to 'no' as fast as you can | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Startups seeking angel funding shouldn’t be so afraid of the word “no.”
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"No!" What else ?

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Why Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Often Don't See Eye to Eye

Why Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Often Don't See Eye to Eye | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
The National Venture Capital Association released its first brand influence study on the venture capital industry today.
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The title says it all.

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The VC Will See You Now at the "World's Largest Office Hours" | Xconomy

The VC Will See You Now at the "World's Largest Office Hours" | Xconomy | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
The three laws of getting a meeting with a VC: 1) If you don’t know somebody who can provide a referral, don’t even try. 2) Start about four months in adva
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A quick look into the VC world ... .

Mind you, I also know VCs who make themselves available, do not reschedule meetings and are on time.

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