It’s about time somebody offered the investor some advice!

There must have been something in the water on Monday. I wrote a post on how angel investors evaluate a deal, Paul Graham wrote this essay on presenting to investors, and then Dharmesh Shah put up a great post about how to watch to a pitch on his blog, OnStartups.

I think it’s really cool that Dharmesh put down his thoughts about really watching a pitch, and trying to give something back to the presenters, even if you’re not interested. He said:

“Though you may or may not like the current idea, I think it is important to support those pursuing their dreams and taking the entrepreneurial leap. Be candid, but be constructive. These are really smart, hard-working people willing to listen and take input. Though the investment may not make sense for you, it doesn’t mean that you can’t help in some way. If you’re an angel investor, chances are that you were in their shoes once too.”

Way to go Dharmesh.

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