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Pitching — Adapt Don’t Die

Make each mistake only once

I watched a long-form today and talked to presenting CEO afterwards.

I had dozens (and dozens, and dozens) of comments about things that would find confusing or problematic.

After each every comment I made, they responded, “That's just what the investors …” (note the plural) “… have been saying.”

If several (in this case, many) investors have been telling you about particular problems, please fix them before you present investors.

Written by Russell Brand

Entrepreneur in residence at Founder Institute, he has mentored, performed due diligence on and invested in numerous early stage companies. Hundreds of these early stage companies have described Russell’s insights and advice as the most useful thing in the history of their companies. He has always had an inborn ability to find more valuable uses of new ideas and faster ways to achieve results.


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