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What are the best ways to get the attention of a VC

Great business plan, great potential, great ideas, but how to get a vc?!

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Creator:hussulinux
Created:about 10 years ago
Activity:over 1 year ago
Users:7
Ideas:12
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12.
bootstrap as much as possible so that creativity thrives by necessity of survival, if you stuff is good, they will find you.
11.
Find a VC person you are already connected to so you can leverage a relationship instead of trying to get attention
10.
Do something that has already been done but better.
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Get a celebrity to sign up as your company's spokesperson. PS. this might be more difficult than finding a VC looking to offload some cash.
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Work at IBM, Apple, Microsoft or the like and say you know what the next disruptive technology will be.
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Make friends with a lawyer that helps launch IPOs
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You actually have customers and sales.
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Great traction (sign ups, customers, revenue)
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Make sure you have a good marketing strategy that includes decent margins
3.
wear a traditional dress
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doing something different
1.
do something innovative