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The ONE Thing That Makes Investors Say YES

The answer is deceptively simple.

The only thing investors look for in a pitch is a good investment. (Founder Eva Reder)

In practice, that can mean many things. But when you ask top investors to zero in on what they look for, their answers are surprisingly similar.

Hereโ€™s what makes investor, OpenAI CEO, and former Y Combinator President Sam Altman say YES:

๐Ÿ‘‰ An inspiring mission

๐Ÿ‘‰ A fast-growing market

๐Ÿ‘‰ An inspiring founding team

๐Ÿ‘‰ A strategy that makes sense

Hereโ€™s what Internet entrepreneur and investor Jason McCabe Calacanis looks for:

1๏ธโƒฃ A founder with massive skills, drive, & learning ability

2๏ธโƒฃ Exceptional execution by the founding team

3๏ธโƒฃ The ability to explain how the 2 factors above will help him make 100x his investment

What other factors do you think make investors say YES? Please share in the comments. ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ—ฏ๏ธ

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