Pitching to Angel Investors is more art than science

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Orygin (a sector-agnostic incubator in the heart of Bangalore, set up as an initiative of the Fox Mandal Foundation), and its partner, the Keiretsu Forum, which connects Angel Investors with startups, recently hosted a screening meeting aimed at enabling selected entrepreneurs to pitch to a group of potential angel investors. As expected, some of the […]

Mentors may not have all the answers… but they know the right questions to ask

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Mentors must ask questions the answers to which produce insights that help startups do better- no matter what stage they are at. The other day, I was witness to a conversation between the founder of a start-up and a couple of mentors (not associated with that entrepreneur or venture). As the founder explained the business, […]