The odds are stacked against you. You knew that. Even for serial entrepreneurs like Dharmesh Shah (founder of HubPpot) who despite compelling evidence struggled to raise angel money after his fist big hit. At a recent Founder Dialogues event he explained that he had totally underestimated the difficulty of persuading the money men to back him. Demonstrating that difficulty he personally wrote a check for $500,000 to kick-start HubSpot!
Well few of us can write large checks the first time round ...Continue Reading →