An entrepreneur comes a long way from pitching the idea and building a business model. Meeting an investor for the first time and convincing them to root for our start-up is the crux of this journey. It involves explaining a big idea in a short span of time. The fear of something going wrong is inevitable.
Our Primary goal is to give insight on impressing a potential investor during the first meet. We have to learn the art of standing out among a plethora of other ideas. Hence, we tried to get your basics straight and be a small part of your success story.
Here our expert Akshay Bushan briefs us on Dos and Don’ts during our first meeting with an investor. What to expect during the first time meeting an investor. He is a Wharton alumnus and current partner in investor firm Lightspeed India. Being a VC himself, he sheds light on what is expected of a newbie in the business.
This video is part of the Start-up 101 series, containing a wide range of Q AND As. The series is a mentor to budding entrepreneurs. It starts with the definition of a start-up and extends to investing, hiring, product development, and whatnot.