Things Investors Say When Really What They Mean is, “No”

  • “have you considered joining an accelerator?”
  • “Who else is in your round?”
  • “Let me talk with the MP’s at our next partner meeting and get back to you.”
  • “We’re at the tail end of our current fund, which we’re using for follow-on investments, but we’ll be looking at new investments with our next fund.”
  • “I’m a fan of what you’re doing, I just don’t know anything about the space, so I couldn’t bring any value to you.”
  • “We like to follow a lead. Let me know when you’re about to close your round.”
    Read more: http://pando.com/2014/07/16/startups-anonymous-17-things-investors-say-when-really-what-they-mean-is-no/

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