There is no database that tracks dishonest, manipulative, shady investors. And most investors will not tell you to not get involved with the ones they refuse to do deals with. So do your own due diligence. Smarmy money is much more expensive that dying from no capital.
Over the past five years, I’ve accrued a lot of advice – some of it invaluable and some not so much – as well as lessons learned the hard way. I’ve also collected quite a few notes and reminders along the way. These are not irrefutable truths; they’re simply my observations from my own journey.Continue reading “In The Trenches: 36 Things I’ve Learned as a Founder”