The Mentor Minute gives you exclusive startup video clips from the Founder Institute's worldwide network of 4,112+ mentors. For more Mentor Minutes, visit our Startup Founder 101 YouTube Channel.

In this Investor-edition of the Minute, Nitin Pachisia, Founding Partner of Unshackled - the only angel fund that invests in immigrant founders - advises the Winter 2015 Founder Lab class to do their homework before securing a lead investor. Choose a prospect that has extensive experience investing in your industry.

To hear more from experts like Nitin, apply to our Advanced Founder Lab program, which provides seed-stage startups the opportunity to spend a week in Silicon Valley working with the world's best founders and investors.  

According to Nitin;

Find investors that have invested in companies and employees in your domain, or founded companies in your domain; these are the people who will understand the problem and the solution."

Want to learn how to pitch like a pro? Apply to the Founder Lab today and learn even more investor secrets from top Silicon Valley experts.

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