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What do investors consider the most important aspect of a potential deal?

Characteristics of the Entrepreneur Integrity, Passion, Startup Experience, Domain Expertise, Functional Skills, Leadership, Commitment, Vision, Pragmatism, Flexibility, Personality

Characteristics of the Venture Team, Business Model, Traction, Customer Acquisition, Scalability, Defensibiity, Capital Efficiency, Churn, Time to Breakeven, Exit Strategy

Characteristics of the Market Size, Growth, Concentration, Geography, Demographics, Competition, Channels, Regulatory Environment, Technological Developments, Adjacent Markets,

Characteristics of the Deal Valuation,

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