10 Skills VCs Look For Before Writing a Check

Nina L. Kaufman, Esq.

Nina L. Kaufman, Esq.

Nina L. Kaufman, Esq., owner of Ask The Business Lawyer, is an award-winning business attorney, speaker, and Entrepreneur Magazine online contributor. She saves consulting and professional services companies time, money, and aggravation by serving as their outsourced legal counsel.

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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