TED Talk: David S. Rose on pitching to VCs

by Fred Abramson on September 10, 2010 · 0 comments

Thinking startup? Since you are reading this blog, you probably are. David S. Rose‘s rapid-fire TED U talk on pitching to a venture capitalist tells you the 10 things you need to know about yourself — and prove to a VC — before you fire up your slideshow.

Here are a few talking points:

  • Integrity and passion are the 2 most important characteristics  of an entrepreneur.
  • Are you knowledgeable?
  • Do you have leadership skills?
  • Charismatic?
  • Are you committed?
  • Do you have a vision?
  • Are you willing to listen and learn?

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