Mon, 6 October 2014
Steve Schlafman is a good bud and startup investor for RRE ventures. He's also someone whose work ethic and hustle I genuinely admire. We’ve had a lot of entrepreneurs on this show, but today I wanted to bring someone on the other side of the table on.
Steve sees 100’s if not thousands of companies a year and has to distill amongst all the people building things which ones he things are going to make it. One of the cool things about this job, is you get to see patterns amongst companies and individuals.
What type of company wins? What do the founders look like?
We’ll pick Steve’s brain on these types of questions, and unpack what entrepreneurs should know before pitching a venture capitalist. My favorite part of the episode is hearing some stories from the trenches about the lengths some entrepreneurs have taken to make their company successful…