Chapter 

5

All VCs Are Dicks

Originally Published
 in 
Hacker Noon
October 4, 2018
 ∙ 
Photo credit: 

A few weeks ago, I spent 45 minutes with a Venture Capitalist I’d never met before.

The meeting started with the usual feeling-each-other-out type of chatter: shared contacts…recent travels…the weather.

With the effortlessness only possible of “meeting professionals” we transitioned to business.

First, an overview of their fund strategy (fin tech), investment stage (seed/A) and capital structure (a few funds, $100M); then, seamlessly, to my current venture. We talked high-level thesis. I demo’d our product.

There was a rhythm to our conversation. We had chemistry. We were warm and comfortable; jamming...

Read More
Buy the Book