Mistakes founders do

list of mistakes that generally done by founders.

  • Don't raise money unless you want it and it wants you.

  • Be in fundraising mode or not

  • Get introductions to investors

  • Hear no till you hear yes

  • Do breadth-first search weighted by expected value

  • know where you stand

  • Get the first commitment

  • Have multiple plans

  • Underestimate how much you want

  • Be profitable if you can

  • Don't optimize for valuation. The real test is revenue

  • Accept offers greedily

  • Have one person handle fundraising

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