10 Skills VCs Look For Before Writing a Check

Posted on April 30, 2017 in Money & Finance

Mark Susser, a VC at GRP partners (and guest blogger for VentureHacks), offers his two-part list of the top 10 skills he looks for in entrepreneurs and their companies before he’s willing to part with any cash for investment. Stay tuned for skills 8-10 . . . but for now, here’s 1-7 to get you started:

(Part One)

  1. Tenacity
  2. Street smarts
  3. Ability to “pivot”
  4. Resiliency
  5. Inspiration

(Part Two)

    6.  Perspiration

    7.  Appetite for risk

 

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