Oct 4, 2023Liked by Abhishek Maran

Thank you for your insights, Abhi. I enjoyed the read.

I'm curious; at what point does it stop being about the VC imparting their guidance, knowledge and expertise before they decide a founder hasn't 'thought about building a product deeply' enough? How long is that piece of string?

Trust is an immeasurably powerful paradigm across the entire spectrum of human to human interaction. I would argue, the vast majority of early-stage founders pitching for the first, second or even tenth time think they know 90% of what it takes to build a product, hire a team or size a market appropriately, but in actuality, they probably know 10%. Does that deem them untrustworthy?

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