What VCs Ask Themselves Before They Invest in Startups
Don’t fool yourself. Investors aren’t asking to meet with you before they invest in startups because they want to know more about the company, or because they think you’ve withheld information. A Google search or a financial printout tells them more than they need to know.
A competent CEO plays a remarkably large role in the overall impression of any company. A lot of it boils down to how you present your idea, and not so much about what you’re presenting. Any venture capitalist can look through a pitch deck, like what they see, and then withhold funding after meeting the CEO, or the founder of the same company.