Startups founders should ask these questions to on-board the right investor

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An investor-founder relationship is usually a two-way street, but the way business is conducted usually, it could seem like it isn’t. A lot of prolific business people compare the relationship between the two to dating – you can’t date someone you don’t agree with, and it always takes two people to make it work.While investors are used to probing founders and asking questions, the other side of the table usually takes on the role of answering those questions, instead of posing their own, which should not be the case, says Amit Somani, Managing Partner at Prime Venture Partners. Amit Somani, Managing Partner at Prime Venture Partners“Just as investors test you and your business, you also have the right to test their minds and firms.”He adds that it’s important for both parties to be sure if the person on the other side of the table is worth taking on board. So, while preparing for an investor pitch is important for founders, taking some thoughtful questions into the discussion room for their potential mentors and advisors is equally important too.[embedded content]“What kind of, and how much risk are you willing to take?” Investors are …

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