This Entrepreneur-Turned-VC Explains What Makes a Perfect Pitch

This Entrepreneur-Turned-VC Explains What Makes a Perfect Pitch

Investors want to see a good story about why your company is going to succeed.


June 7, 2018 1 min read


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Venture capitalist Zaw Thet admits it himself -- pitching is no fun! But, it’s a make-or-break necessity for most startups. What does Thet, partner at Signia Venture Partners, look for in a pitch? He wants to see a founding team that can tell a compelling story of why they deserve an investment and why now.  On the flip side, a quick way to no is to come into a pitch full of hubris and shadiness – a lack of transparency is a big turnoff. Thet also talks about his motivation behind the transition from entrepreneur to investor and how he hopes to change the world through both capitalism and philanthropy.


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