How To Protect Your Company From a Lame-Duck Investor: 4 Tips

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If you see any of these symptoms from your investor(s).

  • Disengagement
  • Impatience
  • Bullheadedness

you may have a lame duck investor.

While you can’t predict what’s going to happen in the future, there are a few steps you can take beforehand to mitigate this risk

1. Be picky
2. Analyze the fund
3. Raise money when you don’t need it
4. Raise money from multiple investors

Read this article by Firas Raouf : Protect Your Company From a Lame-Duck Investor: 4 Tips

Firas Raouf is a Venture Partner at OpenView Venture Partners, a Boston-based VC

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