How to convince investors: tips by Paul Graham

Taking the leap into entrepreneurship and turning your idea into a business is hard enough. But even when you make it, the really hard part comes along; convincing investors that your dream is worth believing in and supporting. These are smart, experienced people who are approached by thousands of hopefuls like you every year. How can you hope to stand out and get them to invest in you?

This is a problem thousands of founders struggle with every day, and it’s a question Y Combinator’s Paul Graham tried to answer in 2013 in his blog post, “How to convince investors.”

Here’s what he had to say, in infographic form.


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