Investors Said No, Now What?

Step inside the Group Partner Lounge to hear Y Combinator Group Partners Harj Taggar, Michael Seibel and Brad Flora discuss how you should handle rejection from investors and why you should “believe the no, not the why.”

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Chapters (Powered by –
00:00 – Introduction
00:42 – What to do when an investor says no?
01:44 – What is going through the founders’ heads
05:36 – Lie the founder’s tell themselves
07:15 – What to do when founders hear the same why a lot?
09:17 – What are the real why’s?
13:18 – Advice after demo day
13:54 – Takeaway

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