Here’s What VCs Look For The First Time They Meet A Founder

A first pitch meeting is like a blind date: a little awkward, high stress, and all about landing a second one.
For startup founders, the whole point of a first pitch meeting with venture capitalists is to secure a second one. But realistically, what are your chances of that happening? (Actually, by some reckonings, it’s lower than 10%.) Make no mistake: VCs make snap judgments and imperfect assessments of entrepreneurs who come seeking their investments all the time; many of the biases baked into the VC sector disproportionately shortchange women founders and founders of color in particular.

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Source:: Fast Company