Pitching to a VC? Here's What You Need To Know #3

This piece is derived from David S. Rose speech at this TED TalkDavid Rose a serial entrepreneur turned serial investor is also the CEO of Gust. Then there are a whole panoply of other things that you’ve got to do, to wrap up in this package that you’re presenting to a VC. Experience. You’ve got to be able to say, “Hey, you know, I’ve done this before.” And “done this before” is starting an enterprise and creating value, and taking something from beginning to end. So that’s why VCs love to fund serial entrepreneurs. Because even if you didn’t do it right the first time, you’ve learned the lessons, which are going to stand you in very good stead the next time. And now along with that, along with the experience of starting an enterprise, or running something — and it doesn’t have to be a business. It can be in an organization at school, it can be a not-for-profit. But they want experience in creating an organization. Startup Turkey also hosted David S. Rose and below is his talk at the conference]]>

─ January 19, 2016