Getting other people’s opinions might seem like a good idea, but it’s probably not as helpful as you think.

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Getting new customers for a startup is hard when you’re following strategies meant for different types of companies.

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If finding the perfect price for your startup’s product is hard, it’s probably because you’re approaching your market the wrong way.

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If you don’t want to be strung along while fundraising, then you need to learn how to get clear, quick answers from investors.

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Your startup won’t be able to take down a company like Google, but you can still build something incredible with the right strategy.

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For fundraising entrepreneurs, getting investors to say “yes” is hard, but there’s something more difficult (and almost as important).

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In the startup world, knowing too much can be a liability

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Yes, some companies raise VC pre-revenue, but how do you know whether your startup should be one of them?

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Aaron Dinin, PhD

I teach entrepreneurship at Duke. Software Engineer. PhD in English. I write about the mistakes entrepreneurs make since I’ve made plenty. More @

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