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Alex Iskold | 2048.vc

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Sep 23

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I continue to be surprised by how many founders can not provide a concise / clear answer to what the business will be in 5-7-10 years. VISION is so KEY πŸ”‘ Here is why πŸ‘‡πŸ§΅

1. Startups are MARATHONS and VISION πŸ” is YOUR TRUE NORTH 🧭 If you don’t know where you are going how will you get there?! πŸ‘‡

2. At pre-seed and seed stage metrics are sparse. Investors are evaluating YOU! When you can’t explain the VISION investors think πŸ€” you aren’t thoughtful. And if you aren’t thoughtful - WHY take a chance on you? Why invest πŸ’°in YOU ? πŸ‘‡

3. Our time on Earth 🌍 is limited. We all have to choose what to work on. So not for investors, but for your own sake - why are YOU working on THIS OPPORTUNITY if you don’t have the vision for it ? πŸ‘‡

4. Beyond yourself and investors - VISION helps also INSPIRE - COFOUNDERS - EMPLOYEES - CUSTOMERS - MEDIA When you don’t have a clear vision it is hard to recruit, convince and excite anyone. πŸ‘‡

Alex Iskold | 2048.vc

@alexiskold

Pre/Seed VC πŸ§¬πŸ€–βš™οΈ @2048vc | Pitch me https://t.co/CFdl7qbtID | Founder @1kprojectorg πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ | Coach @HarvardHBS | Blog https://t.co/0DoDmSLmNZ | Systems Thinker

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