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Is This the Most Difficult Question From a VC?

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-04-28

At the 14th Founder Showcase, Slidefish founder Neil Smith knew he would be in for a few hardball questions and some scrutiny from a panel of 5 VC judges. What he wasn't expecting, however, was getting asked one of the toughest questions of his entrepreneur journey.

Tickets for the 16th Founder Showcase are on sale now, and anybody who attends the event has a chance to pitch onstage to hundreds of investors and press. Get your ticket today!

What happens if Dropbox offers to buy your company for $75 million tomorrow?”

Watch the video below to hear Neil's response, and check out the full article on Startup Smart. Would this the most diffcult question you have ever heard from a judge? How do you balance sounding committed to your idea, yet seem aware enough to identify great opportunities? If this is not a tough question, what is? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comment thread below.
 

                     

 

For more, make sure to get your tickets to the 16th Founder Showcase, taking place on Tuesday, May 12th in Mountain View. Silicon Valley's leading seed-stage Pitch Competition will feature presentations by technology luminaries Peter Diamandis, Chamath Palihapitiya, and Gabe Zichermann. Tickets are very limited, so reserve your spot today.

Is This the Most Difficult Question From a VC?

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