Well aware that that it is a startups job to "de-risk" the investment for a VC by having a strong team, showing traction, SAMs and SOMs and BILLs and TAMs, etc, etc.
When it comes to being a B2B SaaS that is pre-revenue and the founders are all part-time bootstrap, does anyone have pointers on how they succeeded? One thing to raise Angel from long-standing connections, but any wins from founders who are pitching traditional cold connection Angels?
How did you "de-risk" your startup when everything was evening and weekends (and even with Angel – would continue to be evenings and weekends)?
Welcome to this week’s Sunday’s Success Stories Thread.
A lot of us get way too hung up on the destination and the fact that we are not there yet.
It is important to take a moment to reflect on a great quote from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., “The steps you take don’t need to be big, they just need to take you in the right direction”- Jemma Simmons
This is extremely relevant to all of us in this community. We should all be more aware of the successes we achieve every day that carry us closer to our goals.
Celebrating these successes, no matter how small they are, allow us to stay motivated, focused, and happy while we struggle to achieve dreams of various sizes.
The purpose of this thread is to share our successes from the week with one another and have something to celebrate together.
So, let us know what successes you have achieved this week! Nothing is too small or insignificant!
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