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?
- Are you committed?
- Do you have a vision?
- Are you willing to listen and learn?