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Investor Pet Peeves You Must Avoid in a Startup Pitch

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-05-14

No matter how much preparation goes into it, an investor meeting pitch might not go perfectly--some founders and investors simply might not be the right fit for each other. However, fund-seeking entrepreneurs can maximize their chances and improve their fit by avoiding certain pitfalls.

In the video below, funding experts Manu Kumar of K9 Ventures, James Cham of Bloomberg Beta, Adeo Ressi of the Founder Institute, and Alex Gurevich of Javelin Venture Partners describe their worst pitch pet peeves that entrepreneurs should definitely avoid.

(Businessman with angry smoke out of ears image via Shutterstock)

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