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The Elevator Pitch: Describing Your Company in 4 Sentences or Less

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In my last post - The Deck: Pitching VC’s and Looking Under Rocks, I talked about putting together a few meaningful slides that can frame a productive discussion about your business. Thinking more about the topic, I wanted to share some brief thoughts about a big part of that discussion — the elevator pitch. Yes, we…

Let’s Talk: A VC’s Approach to VC Investment

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From my seat here at OpenView, I enjoy the privilege of looking into many different businesses and being introduced to a variety of personalities. Whether they are an entrepreneur, CEO, co-founder, president, chairman, or fellow investor, I enjoy numerous interesting conversations and meet some very driven people — whether or not they’re currently looking for…