The influx of capital at the right time is crucial for a startup’s sustenance. In fact, nowadays there is even a reality TV show called Shark Tank being aired in which wannabe entrepreneurs pitch to investors, the so-called sharks, which makes for quite an entertaining watch.
It is imperative to keep in mind that while the investment of capital might be vital in assisting the startup scale up its operations, the investors are just that, as the name suggests, Sharks! Do not get me wrong, an investor will bring a lot to the table apart from money, but at the end of the day, the investor is there for one and one thing only – a handsome return on his investment.
And this is exactly why, entrepreneurs needs to be mindful of certain things before on-boarding an investor.
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