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How I Successfully Pitched Investors As A 22-Year-Old Startup Founder

How I Successfully Pitched Investors As A 22-Year-Old Startup Founder

If you can tell a story that makes sense, it doesn’t matter how old you are.

If you can tell a story that makes sense, it doesn’t matter how old you are.

My cofounders and I were 21 and 22 when we started Next Big Sound, and by far the biggest challenge we faced was in convincing investors they should trust us with their money. That was in 2009, and around that time Mark Zuckerberg was one of the youngest founders to have ever raised venture capital, at 19 years old. Whatever encouragement we drew from that knowledge, it still wasn’t easy pitching people 20 to 40 years older than we were.

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Source: Fast Company

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