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What? Avoiding Undue Diligence? Seriously?

I suspect this is one of those provocative posts that gets misquoted, misaligned and misunderstood, and definitely not to be taken at face value. Still, read  Avoiding Undue Diligence: My Strange Approach To Angel Investing, in which Dharmesh Shah argues against due diligence in angel investment.

5 Traits Investors Look for in Entrepreneurs

What do investors look for in an entrepreneur? This month I’ve been reviewing submissions for my local angel group. I found this excellent list of 14 Ways to be a Great Startup CEO, posted at OnStartups by Jason Baptiste. And that reminded me of my own list, 10 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs, which I posted a few years ago, before I joined

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