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David S. Rose, a self-described serial entrepreneur, has raised millions in venture capital and invested millions in tech start-ups. In the process, he has learned what works and what doesn’t when making an investment pitch. Rose imparts a wealth of knowledge, so getAbstract considers this dense lecture a worthy 15-minute investment.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What personal characteristics to convey in a pitch to venture capitalists (VCs),
  • How to structure such a presentation and
  • What missteps to avoid.
 

About the Speaker

Nicknamed “the Pitch Coach” by Businessweek, David S. Rose is a serial entrepreneur and founder of New York Angels, a company that invests in technology start-ups.

 

Summary

For venture capitalists (VCs), the most important aspect of an investment is the entrepreneur him- or herself. Thus, when making a pitch for venture capital, your core purpose is to persuade your audience...

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