J. Kelly Hoey

Intro To A Venture Capitalist? There’s Now An App.

 

First Round has launched OpenApp as a way to source potential investments from outside their network. But what’s the real takeaway for entepreneurs?

Network. Network. Network.

Start building your network of connections that can introduce you to funding sources (angel investors, venture capitalists, strategic investors) long before you “need” to raise money.

Expand your existing network as you may be limiting or overlooking opportunities for valuable introductions.

Like First Round, adopt a startup mentality towards networking: be open to trying new activities and exploring introductions to different people.

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By J. Kelly Hoey on June 9, 2015. Canonical link Exported from Medium on September 6, 2018.

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