Understanding VCs – Where Are You on the Flightpath?

When you visit a VC to tell them about your wonderful idea it’s easy to imagine that this person is not evaluating any other deals at the moment.  I have no idea why, but that’s always how it always felt to me when I was an entrepreneur raising money.  Of course I knew that they sat on other boards that kept them busy but somehow it seemed like I had all of their attention to myself during the fund raising process – especially the ones who seemed to like me and spend time with me.  Even when you’re getting the VC love this reality I imagined couldn’t be further from the truth.

 

(Full Post: http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/2010/04/01/understanding-vcs-where-are-you-in-their-flightpath/


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Mark Suster 

Mark Suster is a 2x entrepreneur and an investor. He joined Upfront Ventures in 2007 as a General Partner after selling his company Koral to Salesforce.com. He focuses on early-stage technology companies.

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