Don’t Make the Same Investment Mistake as Me!

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Why I will not invest in an Uncapped Note or SAFE

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The choice between SAFE, Convertible Note & Equity is as important as the terms

Y-Combinator SAFE. Illustration by Author.

More than money, I need reliable partners to help my startup succeed

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How you interact with employees and investors is as important as your pitch

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But it enabled me to achieve my dream

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Beware of scammers posing as investors to steal your money

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Offer stock options based on engagement, responsibilities & company stage

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Hard-tech startups need to choose a business model early

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Founders are Working for Equity But Equity Can’t Pay the Mortgage

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DC Palter

Entrepreneur, angel investor, writer, and sake snob. Author of the series on pitching your startup to angel investors at

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