Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about advisors. What do advisors do? Should I put together a board of advisors? How do I get good advice? How do I apply advice? How do I find advisors? How can I tell if an advisor is any good?
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Babak Nivi is a co-founder of AngelListand Venture Hacks. Previously, he was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Bessemer Venture Partners and Atlas Venture. He has worked on startups including Songbird, Grockit, and Kovio. He went to school at MIT where received 2 patents and published in Science.