A Look At Startup Funding Myths : Funding Is Just About Money [Reid Hoffman]

LinkedIn founder, Reid Hoffman shares some really useful insights on funding pitches.

Early stage founders (especially the first timers) go through a few mistakes and iterations to really understand the funding process and pitching it right.
LinkedIn founder, Reid Hoffman shares some really useful insights. The most important advice he shares is for the founder to decide whether the pitch is a data pitch or a concept pitch. Many founders tend to follow a standard model for pitching, but it’s a function of one’s current status and ofcourse, depends on who you are pitching to.

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