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Not Very Impressive: Chaotic Pitch

Fund: Atlas Venture

Posted by anonymous on 2007-08-16

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We already had backing from one of the top VCs around and went to Atlas to try to syndicate the next round. I had never pitched to a more chaotic group - kept on cutting in with pet questions which were irrelevant to the topic being presented - i found this to be rude/arrogant. Had to interface with some junior folks on day to day level - some of whom have limited real business experience (but have textbook knowledge) and therefore didn't find the discussions with them to be particularly stimulating and made it a bit difficult to get excited about their real value add. Decided that they weren't really right for us after the pitch.

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