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No One Believes In A Monkey
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A lot of founders think they can raise their pre-seed round by running a process. Packing in 50 meetings with a ton of investors they’ve never met before, explaining how they are going to build a billion dollar company with or without them, using FOMO to the highest extent. Look, it works. I don’t blame these founders. Their founder friends did it. Monkey see, monkey do. I have one question though. Is the outcome of this process worth the pain of having no one that answers your phone call in your time of need? Is it worth not having believers?
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