Written by: Paul Jones
Originally posted on: www.venturebest.com on May 6, 2013
Many high impact entrepreneurs have out-sized personalities. They combine a big ego with incredible creativity, drive and energy. Pretty much all of them that I have known have had at least one serious personality… quirk. That said, there are quirks and there are flaws, the latter being defined, for my purposes here, as traits that rub most venture capital investors the wrong way. Herewith, some of the entrepreneur archetypes most venture investors try to steer clear of.
The Defensive Entrepreneur: Defensive entrepreneurs take everything personally. When an investor asks them a probing question, they assume they are being asked to justify their existence. And that tells the investor tha...Read More