Inside the Mind of a Silicon Valley Investor | Inc.com
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Chandna’s investing experience has taught him that a start-up has better odds of success if:
1. Its CEO is both frugal and humble while able to get customers to “believe that the start-up represents the next generation and deserves to earn their business;”
2. There is a good fit between the market needs and the start-up’s product and technology capabilities -- they must be better than competitors;
3. It has a strong mission, excellent founders, and the ability to recruit talent;
4. Its product road-map is ambitious, yet realistic; and
5. It can deliver a “minimally viable, awesome product” and “iterate rapidly” in response to customer feedback.
So all he wants is a CEO who gets customers, a best of breed product, product market fit, awesome founders, excellent ability to recruit, an ambitious but realistic plan, and ability to iterate rapidly.
Who WOULDN'T want to invest in a company like that?