Venture Capital is something very hard to do because it involves a lot of money and a company that may or may not go under in some years. That makes it hard to find investors, but there are some angels out there that will help you at some point. Make sure that the venture you are going after has the potential to give returns back. You need to make sure you do your due diligence to make sure the company is good.

Key Takeaways:

  • Leslie Feinzaig operates her own venture capital fund. So, Feinzaig has literally evaluated thousands of startups.
  • Feinzaig has taken on the prospectus of an angel investor, a mentor and a community member.
  • While most venture capitalists have strict parameters to accord with, the same does not always align with how angels invest, because they are using their own money.

“To quote the great Alanis Morissette, “Isn’t it ironic?” So much of what I learned would have helped me succeed back then. But I wouldn’t have learned it if I hadn’t tried and failed.”

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